By Tom Lansford

The 2001 terrorist assaults at the usa shaped a part of the bigger legacy of yankee interplay in Afghanistan. From the tip of global struggle II onward, American overseas coverage had an important influence at the conflicts that marked the 20 th century heritage of this afflicted land. The position of the USA was once magnified through the violence of the continuing inner ethnic struggles and the exterior machinations of the superpower chilly battle competition. according to the goals of the sequence, this important new e-book: · provides a historic review of the explanations and legacy of Afghanistan's inner clash · explores the position and impression of the actors concerned, together with a few of the ethnic and non secular teams and exterior powers resembling the U.S. and the Soviet Union · offers the framework for a broader exploration folks coverage towards Afghanistan A sour Harvest concludes with an evaluate folks coverage and coverage recommendations.

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