Author:Amb James F. Dobbins


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After the Taliban: Nation Building in Afghanistan

By: Amb James F. Dobbins

Price: $15.92

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2009

Seller ID: 103221

ISBN: 8190428535

Condition: New

In October 2001, the Bush administration sent Amb. James F. Dobbins, who had overseen nation-building efforts in Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, and Kosovo, to war-torn Afghanistan to help the Afghans assemble a successor government to the Taliban. From warlords to exiled royalty, from turbaned tribal chieftains to elegant émigré intellectuals, Ambassador Dobbins introduces a range of colorful Afghan figures competing for dominance in the new Afghanistan. His firsthand account of the post–9/11 American diplomacy also reveals how collaboration within Bush’s war cabinet began to break down almost ... View more info