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The Resource Little America : the war within the war for Afghanistan, Rajiv Chandrasekaran

Little America : the war within the war for Afghanistan, Rajiv Chandrasekaran

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Little America : the war within the war for Afghanistan
Title
Little America
Title remainder
the war within the war for Afghanistan
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Rajiv Chandrasekaran
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Language
eng
Summary
In this book, the author focuses on southern Afghanistan in the year of Obama's surge. This is the story of the long arc of American involvement, and of the campaign to salvage a victory in southern Afghanistan on Obama's watch., and reveals the epic tug of war that occurred between the President and a military that, once on the ground, increasingly went its own way
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Title
Little America
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Summary
Recounts the struggle between President Obama and the military to remake Afghanistan, explaining the profound ramifications of political power struggles and the questionable compromises being made with warlords
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Genre
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New York Times Notable Book 2012
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10109812
Cataloging source
BT
Dewey number
958.104/71
Index
index present
LC call number
DS371.412
LC item number
.C48 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Little America : the war within the war for Afghanistan, Rajiv Chandrasekaran
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Little America : the war within the war for Afghanistan, Rajiv Chandrasekaran
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"A Borzoi Book"--T.p. verso
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Grand Dreams. An enchanting time ; Stop the slide ; Marineistan ; The wrong man ; The road to ruins ; The surge -- Shattered Plans. Bleeding ulcer ; Search and destroy ; Deadwood ; Burn rate ; Allies at war ; Odd man out ; A bridge too far -- Triage. The boss of the border ; A fresh can of whoop-ass ; There was no escaping him ; My heart is broken ; What we have is folly
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ocn756576917
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 368 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307957146
Lccn
2012010354
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.

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