Accession Number : ADA500577


Title :   Afghanistan and Stability in Central Asia


Descriptive Note : Strategy research project


Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA


Personal Author(s) : Halim, Abdullah


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a500577.pdf


Report Date : 23 Mar 2009


Pagination or Media Count : 28


Abstract : Afghanistan has suffered from three decades of war. This paper will address the background leading to the current situation in Afghanistan, the geopolitical significance of Afghanistan, and its linkage with Central and South Asia. This paper will take an in-depth look at Afghanistan's connection with terrorism, and the current threats and challenges for the security situation in Afghanistan. The paper will close by capturing successes within Afghanistan to date and by identifying requirements for the future, in order to foster continued growth and development of the country.


Descriptors :   *NATIONAL SECURITY , THREATS , CENTRAL ASIA , TERRORISM , AFGHANISTAN , STABILITY , GEOPOLITICS


Subject Categories : Military Intelligence


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE