TITLE

Brothers in Arms

AUTHOR(S)
Rubin, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;12/10/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 24, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the Northern Alliance forces in Afghanistan. Accusations imposed by Afghans on Arabs for infecting their land with terrorist bases; Battle of Northern Alliance soldiers; How a feud between two brothers and a cousin is affecting anti-Taliban forces in Afghanistan; How the three, Musa, Gul Mohammad, and Abdul Ahmad, have allegiance to different factions in Afghanistan; View among Afghanis that the United Nations forces could bring peace.
ACCESSION #
5638821

 

Related Articles

  • Karzai on The Dangers He Faces. Karzai, Hamid; McGirk, Tim; Ware, Michael // Time;3/8/2004, Vol. 163 Issue 10, p59 

    Presents an interview with Afghan President Hamid Karzai. Plans for cracking down on the regional warlords; Effect of the removal of coalition forces; Inclusion of former Taliban in the government; Tribalism in the new Afghanistan.

  • SPHERE OF INFLUENCE. Mulrine, Anna // U.S. News & World Report;6/25/2007, Vol. 142 Issue 23, p30 

    The article reports on U.S. efforts to counter Iranian influence in western Afghanistan. In Afghan border towns, Iran and the U.S. military are competing for the good will of the residents by funneling money toward local job and infrastructure creation. However, Afghan officials say Iran is...

  • Afghanistan The Forgotten War. Landauro, Victor // Junior Scholastic;10/13/2003, Vol. 106 Issue 4/5, p4 

    Violence continues to plague the shattered nation of Afghanistan. Almost two years have passed since forces led by the U.S. toppled the Taliban government. But recently, Taliban and other Muslim fighters have returned from their mountain hideouts to stage deadly attacks on civilians and...

  • Afghanistan "Moving Forward" After Presidential Election, Says Ambassador Jawad. Pasquini, Elaine // Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Apr2005, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p46 

    The article focuses on Afghanistan Ambassador to the U.S. Said Tayeb Jawad's views on his country's democracy-building efforts and the challenges it faces following the recent presidential election. The San Francisco World Affairs Council program, where he shared his views, was co-sponsored by...

  • WE'RE NOT WINNING. IT'S NOT WORTH IT. Haass, Richard N. // Newsweek;7/26/2010, Vol. 156 Issue 4, p30 

    The article discusses a need for changes in U.S. policies regarding the Afghan War. The author suggests that the U.S. should reduce its military presence in Afghanistan and comments on how U.S. goals for the war have changed between the administrations of U.S. Presidents George W. Bush and...

  • WE'RE NOT WINNING. IT'S NOT WORTH IT. Haass, Richard N. // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);7/26/2010 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 156 Issue 4, p26 

    The article discusses a need for changes in U.S. policies regarding the Afghan War. The author suggests that the U.S. should reduce its military presence in Afghanistan and comments on how U.S. goals for the war have changed between the administrations of U.S. Presidents George W. Bush and...

  • Withdrawal Symptoms. Brennan, Rick // Foreign Affairs;Nov/Dec2014, Vol. 93 Issue 6, p25 

    The article discusses the 2011 U.S. military withdrawal from Iraq, with a particular focus on its long-term and short-term consequences for security and political stability in Iraq. It is suggested U.S. failure to prepare adequately for withdrawal and to leave residual forces in Iraq resulted in...

  • Building a Viable Local Security Force. Fulcher, Gerald; Higgins, Beau; MacKenzie, Alec // Diplomatic Courier;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p78 

    The article looks at the role of the local defense forces in Afghanistan. It highlights the concept developed for the Afghan Local Police (ALP) in July 2012, which was met with initial resistance from Afghan leadership. An overview of the development of the ALP, which was led by the Combined...

  • Afghan Public Opinion Amidst Rising Violence: Questionnaire.  // World Public Opinion Poll - Region Asia Pacific;2006, p1 

    The article presents a questionnaire on Afghan's public opinion on the rising violence in Afghanistan on November 13-24, 2006. The survey shows that 62% of the Afghans believe that things in Afghanistan are going in the right direction. Moreover, 55% believes that the rate of security in the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics