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Author Riedel, Bruce

Title What We Won : America's Secret War in Afghanistan, 1979-89 / Bruce Riedel
Published Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 189 pages)
Contents Introduction and acknowledgments -- Part 1. The players -- The Afghan communists -- The main enemy : the Soviets -- The Afghan Mujahedin -- The Pakistanis : Zia's war -- The Saudis : financiers and volunteers -- Part 2. The U.S. war -- Jimmy Carter's war -- Reagan and Casey -- Endgames without end -- Lessons of the secret war
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- History -- 20th century.
Espionage, American -- Afghanistan -- History -- 20th century.
National security -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Afghanistan -- Foreign relations.
Afghanistan -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1979-1989.
USSR -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Afghanistan.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.
United States -- Military policy.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
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1306841860 electronic bk
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