Limit search to available items
Book Cover

Title The Afghanistan conflict and Australia's role / edited by Amin Saikal
Published Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Publishing, 2011
Online access available from:
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource
Contents Half title; MUP ISLAMIC STUDIES SERIES; Title page; Contents; Notes on Contributors; List of Abbreviations; Preface and Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I; A State in Limbo; Part II; State, Islam, Ethnicity and Insurgency in Afghanistan; Mismatching Means and Ends: Strategic Failure in Afghanistan; Part III; Reconstruction: A Critical Assessment; The New City of Kabul: Sustainable Peace and Growth Through Greater Kabul; Part IV; The Afghan People: Forgotten and Frustrated; Prospects for Women: Gender and Social Justice; Part V; Australia's Political and Military Objectives1
Curiously Incurious: The Australian Media, the Australian Military and AfghanistanPublic Opinion, Public Affairs and the ADF's war in Afghanistan; Conclusion; Imprint
Summary A decade after the US-led invasion of Afghanistan in October 2001, the country continues to face a growing insurgency and crises of governance. The Afghanistan Conflict and Australia's Role tackles a number of critical dimensions-politics, society, military, and reconstruction-of this conflict from a range of perspectives. This book unpacks the nature and complexity of the conflict at national and international levels. It makes a critical assessment of the performance of President Hamid Karzai and his government, and the efforts made by the international community, the US and its NATO and n
Notes Includes index
Print version record
Subject Afghan War, 2001- -- Participation, Australian
Diplomatic relations.
Military participation -- Australian.
Afghanistan -- Foreign relations.
Australia -- Foreign relations -- Afghanistan
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
Author Saikal, Amin, 1950-
ISBN 0522860761