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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (2): 273–298.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Nazif M. Shahrani U.N.-sanctioned interventions were imposed in Afghanistan to punish Taliban and al-Qaeda terrorists, establish effective government to prevent a Taliban resurgence, and enable U.S.-NATO troops to withdraw (except for a residual force to train Afghan security forces and conduct...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (6): 967–972.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., in 2014, amilitary transition tookplace, inwhich theUS andNATO reduced their troop presence by 90%, announced a formal end to their combat operations inAfghanistan, andhandedover security responsibility to theAfghan National Security Forces. But the Afghan forces remain reliant on NATO for training...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 110–119.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of speech in Afghanistan.11 AFGHANISTAN S CONTINUED INSECURITY In late November some three months after Trump announced his new policy General John W. Nicholson, the highly regarded commander of NATO and US troops in Afghanistan whom Trump threatened to fire in early 2017 for no obvious reason...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (2): 281–301.
Published: 01 April 2018
... recent years, although the UN has done a great deal of work, its role has been insignificant for various reasons. Therefore, it is fair to ask whether the orientation of the SCO to Afghanistan and its relation to the UN and NATO is complemen- tary or alternative. How to deal with China Afghanistan...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 100–109.
Published: 01 February 2018
... intelligence officials with ties to terrorists, revoking Pakistan s non-NATO ally status, and even designating Pakistan as a state sponsor of terror. Officials indicated that the first three were very real options. In August, Trump fueled further speculation that such measures could be imminent when he...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (6): 981–1007.
Published: 01 December 2017
... WAR 995 airspace to accommodate the retreat and recuperation of Pakistani troops in case of a confrontation with India35 Following the withdrawal of the Soviet Union from Afghanistan in 1989, the country descended into a brutal civil war, with rival mujahedeen groups fighting for control across the...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (5): 813–832.
Published: 01 October 2017
... counter imminent threats. The draw- down of American/NATO forces from Afghanistan and America s increasing interest in the Asia-Pacific alarms South Asian nations. There is an evident increase in the defense budgets of India and Pakistan for 2017 18 that under- scores a growing threat to the delicate...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (5): 885–909.
Published: 01 October 2017
... China, Chiang s Nationalist troops took over Shanghai and ordered a bloody purge of the CCP that effectively began the civil strife of the next 22 years. There was a perfunctory KMT-CCP united front during the Chinese War of Resistance 44. Green, By More than Providence, 37. 45. Aaron Friedberg, A...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (1): 93–102.
Published: 01 February 2017
... delicate negotiations to end the Serbian conflict, and to bring NATO and Russia to blows. While the action served no military objective, Yeltsin proudly portrayed it as a crowning gesture to show that despite everything, the West could not ignore Russian power.1 Russia still had a part to play on the...
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Asian Survey (2016) 56 (1): 187–198.
Published: 01 February 2016
... Karzai and ring in a positive era of self-sufficiency and optimism. Central to this wish was the hope that the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) could withstand the end of NATO-supported JENNIFER BRICK MURTAZASHVILI is Assistant Professor at the Graduate School for Public and International Affairs...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (2): 398–419.
Published: 01 April 2015
... that border Afghanistan, as well as its interactions with China and the U.S. over Afghanistan since 2001. Section 5 concludes with an examination of Russia s options in Afghanistan following the NATO troop pullout. SECTION 2: RUSSIA S TROUBLED HISTORY IN AFGHANISTAN Russia s involvement in what is now...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (4): 739–765.
Published: 01 August 2015
...) and Air Self-Defense Forces as part of a noncombat reconstruction mission in Iraq. Koizumi s immediate successor, Abe, pushed for the reform of Japan s defense institutions and forged closer military partnerships with Australia, India, NATO, and the US, partially as a hedging strategy toward a...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (2): 235–248.
Published: 01 April 2015
... operations. At stake was not only the presence of U.S. forces but also the very substantial amounts of international assistance that had been pledged to Afghanistan.7 Ultimately, Karzai refused to sign any agreement allowing U.S. or NATO troops to stay on Afghan soil beyond the 2014 withdrawal date,8 and it...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (2): 249–272.
Published: 01 April 2015
... Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan [TTP]) to attack the Pakistani government. This situation worsened when in 2003 much of the American military might and focus shifted to Iraq, and the introduction of NATO into Afghanistan to command the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) caused a fragmentation of...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (1): 21–32.
Published: 01 February 2015
... country teetered on the brink of a coup following the June presidential runoff. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Afghanistan NATO troops transition Ashraf Ghani Abdullah JENNIFER BRICK MURTAZASHVILI Afghanistan in 2014 Year of Transition ABSTRACT Labeled the Year...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (2): 420–445.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., approximately 10,000 British troops were based in Afghanistan, the second largest foreign contingent in the NATO-led coalition.1 It is argued here that British interests have been centered on counter- terrorism but included, at various times, a fluid combination of counter- narcotics, nation-building, human...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (2): 371–397.
Published: 01 April 2015
... casu- alties. Nevertheless, reports that Pakistan is training a new breed of deep penetration pro-Taliban Pakistan-based insurgents to be its eyes and ears once the U.S./NATO troops leave 23 are disturbing. Yet, Pakistan s ability remains debatable in the face of mounting attacks by the TTP and the...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (2): 299–324.
Published: 01 April 2015
... government, for instance, by seeking aid from foreign governments including India, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, Turkey, and Uzbekistan, not to mention the U.S. and NATO. Such aid is controversial: no matter how useful it might be for U.S. or NATO military operations, it is anathema to international agencies and...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (2): 346–370.
Published: 01 April 2015
... including the situation in Afghanistan. CHALLENGES FROM THE AFGHANISTAN SITUATION The announcement in June 2011 of the U.S. and NATO plan to complete the drawdown of troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2014 was perceived by SCO member countries as a security threat. They anticipated that this would have...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (2): 325–345.
Published: 01 April 2015
... that the Russian-dominated Collective Security Treaty Organization is the appropri- ate vehicle for such multilateral cooperation on Afghanistan, viewing it as NATO s counterpart.44 Although t]he SCO possesses great potential in dealing with Afghanistan problems45 it seems highly unlikely that this...