AFGHANISTAN Context and What's Next

Warner, Volney F.
January 2010
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;2010 1st Quarter, Issue 56, p18
An interview with a person who is militarily, operationally, politically and diplomatically active in the U.S. is presented. He states that the Afghans are willing to consider the Taliban as a political party, in spite of the criticism of Wahhabi Islamic fundamentalism. He claims that the training bases for the creation of the Taliban are the madrassas. He mentions that the U.S. fail to recognize that fighting terrorism needs reacting to the enemies in terms they can understand.


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