Afghanistan after the Western Drawdown by Rohan Gunaratna,Douglas Woodall

By Rohan Gunaratna,Douglas Woodall

Following the Western drawdown in Afghanistan, the worldwide and nearby safety landscapes will swap dramatically. Al Qaeda, the Afghan Taliban, and their allies, who're nonetheless posing a possibility to the U.S.-led coalition, are poised to come to Afghanistan. extra, the mujahidin within the tribal components of Pakistan may possibly once more draw the help of swimming pools of warring parties.

Scholars from the international locations mentioned use their very own on-the-ground adventure to give an explanation for the post–2014 key strategic judgements that face policymakers in Afghanistan, the USA, and the quarter. those various views aid snatch concerns essential to examine the strategic atmosphere. The booklet offers a roadmap for the method defined besides predictive research of what's prone to take place. specific awareness is paid to the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral defense contract in addition to reconciliation talks with the Afghan Taliban. total, the looming raises in worldwide terrorism that can outcome warrant a persevered concentration and source allocation to the Afghanistan-Pakistan quarter.

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