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What we won : America's secret war in Afghanistan, 1979-89 / Bruce Riedel.

Author/Creator:
Riedel, Bruce, author.
Publication:
Washington, District of Columbia : Brookings Institution Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (211 p.)
Subjects:
National security -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Afghanistan -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1979-1989.
Afghanistan -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Afghanistan.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed June 20, 2014).
ISBN:
0-8157-2585-X
OCLC:
881029965
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