state-building in afghanistan


Afghanistan As Mudpie

a: State-building in afghanistan ~
b: baking a pavlova with mud

What: "The concept of state-building as part of irregular warfare or countering irregular threats is valid - so long as the makings are present in the state to be built. State-building in Afghanistan is like trying to bake a pavlova with only mud pie ingredients."

Writer: SJP ONeill
Date: Mar 12 2012 6:41 PM

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