Koran Kalashnikov and Laptop. The Neo-Taliban Insurgency in Afghanistan Antonio Giustozzi. Shows how the present-day. Giustozzi, Antonio () Koran, Kalashnikov, and Laptop: The Neo-Taliban Insurgency in Afghanistan. Columbia University Press, London. PDF | On Dec 22, , Paul Kamolnick and others published A Review of: “ Antonio Giustozzi. Koran, Kalashnikov, and Laptop: The Neo-Taliban Insurgency in.
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With copious cross-referencing, he works in such subjects asthe continued involvement of Kalashnkiov, the drug trade, neo-Taliban relations with Al Qaeda, and the rural-versus-urban dimension of this struggle. Knowledge of Afghan society – not least the methods, motivations, strategies and tactics of the Taliban – stems mainly from journalists inside the country, who face great difficulti Understanding the war in Afghanistan is often difficult, and the majority of objective analysis often focuses with good reason on the policies and personalities of Western actors the Bush or Obama Administrations, NATO, European governments etc.
He also sees the group’s strategy as having shifted in its new form from national resistance to global jihad. Book titles OR Journal titles. Add both to Cart Add both to List. Amalendu Misra, author of Afghanistan: The Islamic State in Khorasan: The guerrilla effort was low key, disorganized, and limited.
Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The Army of Afghanistan Antonio Giustozzi. In reality, there was a growing body of evidence that cast doubt on the official interpretation of the conflict. Weak on the symbiosis with Pakistan Islamist revival but strong on the kleptocracy forming around Karzai.
Sam Ratner rated it really liked it Jan 14, Review This detailed study Announcements of an impending victory over the Taliban have been repeated ad nauseam since the Allied invasion of Afghanistan inparticularly after the Presidential elections ofwhich were said to have marked the “moral and psychological defeat of the Taliban”.
In Marchboth Afghan and American officials were still claiming, that ‘the Taliban are no longer able to fight large battles’. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Beginning ina growing body of evidence began to surface that cast doubt on the official interpretation of the conflict.
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It benefits from the author’s entertainment of deep thinking and laltop of facts and figures. Asia Times An important book as it shows the evolution of the movement [of the Taliban] into a more lethal entity It will soon be out of date, but for now, it is current, relevant, and thought-provoking.
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Where the book is opaque, the available information is also opaque. Giustozzi’s book poses a bold challenge to contemporary accounts of the invasion and its aftermath and is an important investigation into the rise and dangerous future of the neo-Taliban. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Concise, well sourced and dense with facts, this is a very good nuts-and-bolts analysis of the war in Afghanistan from The book to read after that would be this one. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
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Jay McCue rated it liked it Apr 28, There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Kalashnikkov MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Mar 28, Sues57 Schroeder added it. The koean is on explaining how the Taliban were able to regroup after their initial defeat.
In Marchboth Afghan and American officials were still claiming, just before a series of particularly ferocious clashes, that “the Taliban are no longer able to fight large battles”. Grau Journal of Military History The definitive volume on the resurgent Taliban for policymakers, diplomats, and military leaders Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Terrorist in Search of Humanity Faisal Devji. Rather than there having been a ‘ surprise’, Giustozzi argues that the Neo-Taliban insurgency had put down strong roots in Afghanistan as early askorzn phenomenon he investigates in this timely and thought-provoking book I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?
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