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Air Force Research Institute Papers 2011-1 : General McChrystal’s Strategic AssessmentEvaluating the Operating Environment in Afghanistan in the Summer of 2009

By: Colonel Matthew Brand, USAF

...GENERAL MCCHRYSTAL’S STRATEGIC ASSESSMENT: EVALUATING THE OPERATING ENVIRONMENT IN AFGHANISTAN IN THE SUMMER OF 2009 Introduction . . . .1 The Tasking . . . .2 The Team . . . . 3 The Assessment Begins . . . .7 Early Organizational Difficulties and Cultural Clashes . . . .10 The Team Comes Together an...

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The Russian Expeditions in Afghanistan and Syria : A Comparison : 1979 and 2015

By: Iakovos Alhadeff

...A comparison between the Russian expeditions of Afghanistan and Syria in 1979 and 2015. The essay describes the Russian allies and enemies in each case, and explains why the situation in Syria is much easier than the one the Soviets were facing in 1979 in Afghanistan....

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Airpower, Afghanistan, and the Future of Warfare : An Alternative View

By: Lt Col Craig D. Wills, USAF
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Report of the Inquiry into the Role and Oversight of Private Security Contractors in Afghanistan

By: United States Senate Committee on Armed Services

...The Inquiry into the Role and Oversight of Private Security Contractors in Afghanistan, which reported in September 2010, was precipitated by events in August 2008, when US forces bombed the Afghan village of Azizabad. This gave rise to a public dispute between the US Government and the United Natio...

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A Summary of the Wars of the 21st Century

By: Iakovos Alhadeff

...A summary of the major wars of the 21st Century. Wars included are the war of Iraq, the war of Afghanistan, the war of Syria, the war of Libya, the civil war of Ukraine, and the war of Kurdistan....

...A summary of the major wars of the 21st Century. Wars included are the war of Iraq, the war of Afghanistan, the war of Syria, the war of Libya, the civil war of Ukraine, and the war of Kurdistan....

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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

...Me to the List VII. The American Hostel VIII. The Semi-failed State The War in Afghanistan I. Afghan Myths II. Pakistan’s Nice Little War I... ...sian outfit - before he was dumped unceremoniously once the Soviets retreated from Afghanistan. Normally the outcomes of expedience, the Ugly Amer... ... frequently busy raping (Japan, the Philippines), murdering (Vietnam, Kosovo, Iraq, Afghanistan), and pillaging (Iraq) - be exempted from internatio... ...movement, but also an ethnic Pashtun one. The Pashtuns are a bit less than half of Afghanistan's population, but in Pakistan there are 16 million r... ...nt Pashtuns plus 3 million as refugees. There are more Pashtuns in Pakistan than in Afghanistan nowadays. The "Pakistanis" involved in Afghanistan a... ...oo. In order to understand the Taliban, we must recall the background situation in Afghanistan ever since the events in 1970s. The Taliban is not m... ... order to discredit President Burhanuddin Rabbani's mujahid government and prevent Afghanistan from stabilizing. The Uzbek communist General Abdurr... ... the Taliban took place in 1995-1996, when it was seen as a "stabilizing" force in Afghanistan. This was a great fallacy based on the Taliban's suc... ...y the West, it did not stop elsewhere. After 1989 the West really lost interest in Afghanistan and until some months before his death Massoud was t...

The antecedents and aftermath of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the role of the United States in international affairs.

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Empire and War

By: Dr. Sam Vaknin; Lidija Rangelovska, Editor

The antecedents and aftermath of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the role of the United States in international affairs.

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The Architects of Al-Qaeda and ISIS

By: Iakovos Alhadeff

...A brief summary of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979, of the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, and how these historic events were related to terrorism, and more specifically to Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State....

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AFRI Research Paper 2009-2, Learning to Fight Together : The British Experience with Joint Air-Land Warfare

By: David Ian Hall

...This British historian, David Hall, found relevant cross-service problems in Afghanistan during recent British air-ground operations. He was stricken by the similarities with British airground operations during World War II when the Royal Air Force and the British Army first struggled with doctrinal a...

...New Air-Land Technique . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Success without Harmony: British Air-Land Co-operation by the End of the War . . . . . .25 Back to Afghanistan and Contemporary Air-Land Integration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27 Enduring Themes and Contemporary Relevance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 NOTES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

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AFRI Research Paper 2009-1, USAF Centralized Control and Decentralized Execution: A Catchphrase in Crisis

By: Lt Col Clint Hinote

...Lt Col Clint Hinote looks at recent combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, interested particularly with the operational intersection of air and ground forces. He discovered a continuing dialog about one of the Air Force’s major tenets—centralized control, decentralized executi...

.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Breaking Down the Master Tenet and Understanding Fundamental Issues . . . . . 13 Challenges in Iraq and Afghanistan . . . . . .22 Answering the Challenges . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Centralization versus Decentralization in Air Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...

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Dick : An Avery Dick Adventure Story

By: Avery M Dick
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Archie to SAM : A Short Operational History of Ground-Based Air Defense

By: Kenneth P. Werrell

.... . . . . . . 204 Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 208 6 GROUND-BASED AIR DEFENSE SINCE 1990: THE GULF, THE BALKANS, AND AFGHANISTAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .217 War in the Persian Gulf . . . . . . . . . . . . . .217 Air Defense since 1991: Iraq, Balkans, and Afghanistan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229 Notes . ...

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Social Reformation and Anti-Colonial Struggle by Sayyid Ahmad Raibarelvi : Circumstances and Implications

By: Mohsin Khawaja

...lso worked for social reformation of Muslim communities in far-off places in subcontinent. Sayyid Ahmad traveled throughout the Subcontinent, into Afghanistan and North West region of Subcontinent to create awareness for the cause. He eventually lost his life in a battle against Sikh army at Balakot in May 1831. This in-depth inquiry provides insights on Sikh & Briti...

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Prolonged Wars : A Post-Nuclear Challenge

By: Dr. Karl P. Magyar

...nsifer The Prolongation of the United States in Vietnam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 371 Earl H. Tilford, Jr. The Soviet War in Afghanistan . . . . . . . . .393 Stephen Blank Northern Ireland: A Prolonged Conflict . . . .421 Benjamin Kline Tentative Observations and Conclusions . . 449 Constantine P. Danopoulos with Rebecca R. Ruelas...

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Benevolence : From Guatemala to Goa On a Zimmer Frame

By: Jim William West

... On to Mexico, Avoiding Police Chapter 3 Mexico to India Close Encounters with Corrupt Police, Santa-Cruz Shootout Stoned by Turks, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Himalayas, Goa Chapter 4 London to Wales to India Down and Out in London, Madeline Goes Mad, Naked Chase Hitching to India, Smugglers Train Hunted in Pakistan, The Valley o...

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To the Man of the High North

By: Robert W. Service

...t the later-arriving bank clerk he actually was. In addition to his Yukon works, Service also wrote poetry set in locales as diverse as South Africa, Afghanistan, and New Zealand....

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Afghan Wars 1839-42 and 1878-80, Part 1, The

By: Archibald Forbes

...The First Anglo–Afghan War was fought between British India and Afghanistan from 1839 to 1842. It was one of the first major conflicts during the Great Game, the 19th century competition for power and influence in Central Asia between the United Kingdom and Russia, and also marked one of ...

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Sri Guru Granth Sahib

By: Guru Arjan Dev

...ly throughout India’s north, east, south and west but also far beyond into Afghanistan, Arabia, Iraq, Iran, Burma, Sri Lanka, Tibet, and including P... ...uch as UK, Canada, USA, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, East Africa, Iran, Afghanistan, France, Germany, Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, where they ha...

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The Curse of Kali

By: Audrey Blankenhagen

...ve it to Helen. ‘I am a Khan, a man of some importance in my country and anyone on the borders of Afghanistan will recognise that engraving. If you ... ... the Governor General. Please do not give in to their demands. Our negotiations in the Punjab and Afghanistan are at a Audrey Blankenhagen 198 ve... ...for the ruler, Dost Muhammad Khan, who as you know, is now our ally against Czarist influence in Afghanistan. Ram Das has a newspaper cutting of the... ...his letter first to Lady Agnes. The Afghans are holding my husband hostage on the borders between Afghanistan and Kashmir.’ Seeing Helen’s obvious d... ... CURSE OF KALI 199 After much argument from Rosita and Isabel against her decision to travel to Afghanistan, Helen and Ram Das set out on the three... ... visit Kashmir to make arrangements for his holiday with Helen. A few miles from the border with Afghanistan, they were set upon by armed tribesmen ... ...er the ponies at a tiny stream and as dawn broke over the mountains, they came to the borders of Afghanistan and India. Throughout the ride, Gavin h... ...to Helen’s bedroom and told her of her own strange experience whilst Helen and Gavin were away in Afghanistan. ‘I went to your bedroom to repair the...

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How You Touched Me, You Will Never Know

By: M'Tisunge Michael Phoya

...if they are just what his lecturer or whoever was in charge needs to hear? What if? And what are his fellow college students in Afghanistan or Saudi...

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