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The U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and Iraq

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services

The U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and Iraq

hearing before the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, September 22, 2011

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disengagement (Military science),
  • Military relations,
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011,
  • Afghan War, 2001-,
  • Afghanistan National Security Forces,
  • Armed Forces

  • Edition Notes

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    Other titlesUS strategy in Afghanistan and Iraq, United States strategy in Afghanistan and Iraq
    SeriesS. hrg -- 112-349
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF26 .A7 2011e
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 87 p. ;
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25369614M
    ISBN 10016091048X
    ISBN 109780160910487
    LC Control Number2012427432
    OCLC/WorldCa793284350

      The current U.S. strategy in Afghanistan is to use military force, as the United States did in Iraq, to reshape the political landscape. Everyone from President Barack Obama to Gen. Stanley McChrystal has made it clear that the United States has no interest in making the investment of American treasure necessary to carry out a decade-long (or.   Killings Complicate U.S. Strategy In Afghanistan Relations between the U.S. and Afghanistan have been strained even further after the alleged murders of 16 Afghan civilians by a U.S. Army staff.


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experience in fighting multi-front wars, waging counterinsurgency Pages:   So the U.S. does have an enduring interest in preventing Afghanistan from once again becoming a safe haven for terrorists. So we do need to re-evaluate our strategy and our commitment there.

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Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. A Tale of Two Wars: Public Opinion on the U.S. Military Interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq GARY C. JACOBSON University of California, San Diego U.S. military forces have been fighting in Afghanistan since and in Iraq since The two conflicts have differed sharply in scale, human cost, salience, timing, premises.

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