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The Resource Little America : the war within the war for Afghanistan, Rajiv Chandrasekaran

Little America : the war within the war for Afghanistan, Rajiv Chandrasekaran

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Little America : the war within the war for Afghanistan
Title
Little America
Title remainder
the war within the war for Afghanistan
Statement of responsibility
Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this book, the author focuses on southern Afghanistan in the year of Obama's surge. This is the story of the long arc of American involvement, and of the campaign to salvage a victory in southern Afghanistan on Obama's watch., and reveals the epic tug of war that occurred between the President and a military that, once on the ground, increasingly went its own way
Summary
Recounts the struggle between President Obama and the military to remake Afghanistan, explaining the profound ramifications of political power struggles and the questionable compromises being made with warlords
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2012.
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10109812
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Chandrasekaran, Rajiv
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • United States
  • Obama, Barack
  • United States
  • Internal security
  • Afghanistan
  • Obama, Barack
  • Afghan War (2001-)
  • Buddhism and politics
  • Internal security
  • Military leadership
  • Military policy
  • Political science
  • Strategic aspects of individual places
  • Afghanistan
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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the war within the war for Afghanistan
Label
Little America : the war within the war for Afghanistan, Rajiv Chandrasekaran
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Grand Dreams. An enchanting time ; Stop the slide ; Marineistan ; The wrong man ; The road to ruins ; The surge -- Shattered Plans. Bleeding ulcer ; Search and destroy ; Deadwood ; Burn rate ; Allies at war ; Odd man out ; A bridge too far -- Triage. The boss of the border ; A fresh can of whoop-ass ; There was no escaping him ; My heart is broken ; What we have is folly
Control code
ocn795758211
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
viii, 385 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780307947048
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)795758211
Label
Little America : the war within the war for Afghanistan, Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Grand Dreams. An enchanting time ; Stop the slide ; Marineistan ; The wrong man ; The road to ruins ; The surge -- Shattered Plans. Bleeding ulcer ; Search and destroy ; Deadwood ; Burn rate ; Allies at war ; Odd man out ; A bridge too far -- Triage. The boss of the border ; A fresh can of whoop-ass ; There was no escaping him ; My heart is broken ; What we have is folly
Control code
ocn795758211
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
viii, 385 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780307947048
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)795758211

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