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Afghanistan: Transition under Threat

  title={Afghanistan: Transition under Threat},
  author={Geoffrey Hayes},
  • G. Hayes
  • Published 5 October 2008
  • Political Science
Foreword Introduction Looking Back at the Bonn Process Afghanistan: The Challenge of State Building Poppy, Politics, and State Building Responding to Afghanistans Development Challenge: An Assessment of Experience and Priorities for the Future Laying Economic Foundations for a New Afghanistan The Neo-Taliban Insurgency: From Village Islam to International Jihad Security Sector Reform and State Building in Afghanistan Insecurity along the Durand Line Peace Building and Development in the Fragile… 

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