Provides historical background on the political instability of Afghanistan, and reviews recent developments in Afghanistan's political transition to democracy. Discusses post-war stabilization and reconstruction efforts as well as post-war security operations and force capacity building. Examines Afghanistan's regional dimension, outlines U.S. and international aid to Afghanistan, and addresses residual issues from past conflicts. Includes tables.
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