A Bitter Harvest: US Foreign Policy and Afghanistan (US by Tom Lansford

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 warfare II onward, American overseas coverage had an important impression at the conflicts that marked the 20 th century heritage of this stricken land. The position of the U.S. used to be magnified by means of the violence of the continued inner ethnic struggles and the exterior machinations of the superpower chilly conflict contention. in keeping with the goals of the sequence, this worthy new ebook: · offers a ancient evaluate of the reasons and legacy of Afghanistan's inner clash · explores the position and impression of the actors concerned, together with many of the ethnic and spiritual teams and exterior powers reminiscent of the USA and the Soviet Union · presents the framework for a broader exploration folks coverage towards Afghanistan A sour Harvest concludes with an evaluation people coverage and coverage recommendations.

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