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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) 112 (751): 165–166.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Washington self-delusion hamid gul DIA Al Qaeda Taliban counterparts Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Few of America s bilateral ties have been as fraught as those with Pakistan. Since 1958, when the two countries forged a military pact, the relationship has been based on dubious premises, false...
Current History (2012) 111 (744): 123–128.
Published: 01 April 2012
.... Three questions are on the forefront of their minds. Are the Taliban likely to topple the existing Kabul government and retake power if interna- tional forces withdraw? Will the administration of President Hamid Karzai remain in place after 2014 or be replaced by a changed leadership structure? And what...
Current History (2011) 110 (735): 150–155.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Gary M. Bowman In an apparent effort to box President Obama into a long-term commitment to the war, the generals oversold the troop surge's potential.… Gary Bowman Afghanistan United States Barack Obama George Bush US Central Command Al Qaeda Victor Renuart Tommy Franks Hamid...
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...