Afghanistan, Arms and Conflict: Armed Groups, Disarmament by Michael Vinay Bhatia,Mark Sedra

By Michael Vinay Bhatia,Mark Sedra

This is the 1st booklet to supply a complete evaluate of small palms and security-related concerns in post-9/11 Afghanistan. It comprises case reviews which demonstrate the findings of in-depth box study on hitherto overlooked areas of the rustic, and gives a particular stability of thematic research, conceptual versions and empirical research.

Exploring a number of points of armed violence and measures to take on it, the amount presents major perception into broader concerns resembling the efficacy of foreign counsel, the ‘shadow’ financial system, warlordism, and the Taliban-led insurgency. for you to deconstruct and demystify Afghanistan’s alleged ‘gun culture’, it additionally explores a few of the winning hindrances and possibilities dealing with the rustic in its transition interval. In so doing, the ebook bargains invaluable classes to the state-builders of Afghanistan in addition to these of alternative international locations and areas suffering to emerge from sessions of transition.

This ebook may be of a lot curiosity to all scholars of Afghanistan, small palms, insurgency, Asian experiences, and clash stories in general.


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