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- Main Title War in Afghanistan: Strategy, Military Operations, and Issues for Congress
Author: Bowman, SteveCreator Type: PersonalCreator Info: Specialist in National Security
Author: Dale, CatherineCreator Type: PersonalCreator Info: Specialist in International Security
Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
- Creation: 2010-05-06
- Content Description: The character of the war in Afghanistan evolved from a violent struggle against al Qaeda and its Taliban supporters to a multi-faceted counterinsurgency (COIN) effort. This report provides an examination of the war's background, context, and early execution; an analytical discussion of the COIN war to date, including strategy, organization, participation, and key facets of the effort including population security, advising the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF), counter-narcotics, reconciliation, community outreach, and civil-military coordination; and an analysis of major strategic and operational issues and options that the 111th Congress may opt to consider.
- Physical Description: 76 pages.
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Defense policy
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: War
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Counterterrorism
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Military strategy
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Politics and government -- Afghanistan
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations -- U.S. -- Afghanistan
- Place Name: Afghanistan
Name: Congressional Research Service ReportsCode: CRSR
Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents DepartmentCode: UNTGD
- CRS Report Number: R40156
- Accession or Local Control No: R40156_2010May06
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc501583