Afghanistan: Aid, Armies and Empires


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As the battle for Afghanistan intensifies, with humanitarian workers increasingly finding themselves on the frontline, aid expert Peter Marsden draws on decades of personal experience in the country to unravel the relationship between great power politics and development, from the Great Game era to the present day. While the US has recently been criticized for blurring the distinctions between military and humanitarian operations, the use of aid to further great power strategic objectives is, Marsden finds, nothing new. ...

Afghanistan: Aid, Armies and Empires 2009, I. B. Tauris & Company

ISBN-13: 9781845117511

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