TITLE

Strategic Horizons: For U.S. in Afghanistan, Zero Option Not So Bad After All

AUTHOR(S)
Metz, Steven
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
World Politics Review (19446284);12/4/2013, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author shares his views on the demands of Hamid Karzai, president of Afghanistan, regarding the bilateral security agreement with the U.S. He believes that if Karzai sticks with his 2013 course, the U.S. will have few other viable options. He explains why he finds Karzai's obstructionism puzzling. He puts forth two theories, involving American interest in Afghanistan and the Taliban, regarding Karzai's strategy which he believes are unrealistic.
ACCESSION #
92861383

 

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