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Current History (2016) 115 (785): 363–365.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ewan Stein A new book's argument that Islam is exceptional, with an inbuilt resistance to democracy, sounds to our reviewer like an echo of an earlier era's Orientalist assumptions. Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam Is Reshaping the World , by Shadi Hamid St. Martin's...
Current History (2016) 115 (780): 136–143.
Published: 01 April 2016
... elections Hamid Karzai Ashraf Ghani Abdullah Abdullah Barack Obama Pakistan George Bush Taliban Mullah Omar al-Qaeda Islamic State China 136 What divides Afghans more than ethnicity or ideology is an unwillingness to share power and a winner-takes-all approach to politics. Afghanistan...
Current History (2014) 113 (762): 165–166.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Washington self-delusion hamid gul DIA Al Qaeda Taliban counterparts Zulfikar Ali Bhutto B ooks The Pathological Alliance Sumit Ganguly Few of America s bilateral ties have been as Haqqani s book Magnificent Delusions represents fraught as those with Pakistan. Since 1958, a milestone. Haqqani...
Current History (2012) 111 (744): 123–128.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Thomas Barfield While many Afghans are highly ambivalent about the presence of foreign forces in their country, they fear a return to civil war even more. © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Thomas Barfield Afghanistan Hamid...
Current History (2011) 110 (735): 150–155.
Published: 01 April 2011
... Barack Obama George Bush US Central Command Al Qaeda Victor Renuart Tommy Franks Hamid Karzai 150 In an apparent effort to box President Obama into a long-term commitment to the war, the generals oversold the troop surge s potential. . . . Will America Lose Afghanistan Again? gary m...
Current History (2010) 109 (726): 131–137.
Published: 01 April 2010
...J Alexander Thier Even if all essential parties are interested in a negotiated settlement, getting to yes is no sure thing. © 2010 Current History. All rights reserved. 2010 The Regents of the University of California Afghanistan Hamid Karzai Taliban Pakistan United States Mullah...
Current History (2002) 101 (654): 158–159.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Dr. Abdullah Abdullah serves as minister of foreign affairs in the interim government of Chairman Hamid Karzai. Abdullah, who was a close aide to Northern Alliance leader Ahmad Shah Massoud, previously served as spokesman, un representative, and deputy foreign minister for the pre-Taliban...
Current History (2002) 101 (654): 153–157.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Central Asia Hamid Karzai Kabul mujahideen September Taliban terrorism United Nations September 11 revealed the dangers of allowing so-called humanitarian emer- gencies or failed states to fester not only to neighboring countries but to the world. An American administration that came to power...