The Resource Afghan lessons : culture, diplomacy, and counterinsurgency, Fernando Gentilini ; translated by Angela Arnone

Afghan lessons : culture, diplomacy, and counterinsurgency, Fernando Gentilini ; translated by Angela Arnone

Label
Afghan lessons : culture, diplomacy, and counterinsurgency
Title
Afghan lessons
Title remainder
culture, diplomacy, and counterinsurgency
Statement of responsibility
Fernando Gentilini ; translated by Angela Arnone
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
Fernando Gentilini served nearly two years as the civilian representative of NATO in Afghanistan, running a counterinsurgency campaign in the wartorn nation. Afghan Lessons is the fascinating story of his mission, a firsthand view of Afghanistan through a kaleidoscope. He explores Afghan history, literature, tradition, and culture to understand some of the most basic questions of Western involvement: What is the purpose? What does an international presence mean, and how can it help?Highlights from Afghan Lessons""This is a book about different worlds, different realiti
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
958.104/7092
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS352
LC item number
.G3613 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Brookings-SSPA series on public administration
Label
Afghan lessons : culture, diplomacy, and counterinsurgency, Fernando Gentilini ; translated by Angela Arnone
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword by Richard Cooper -- Preface -- 1. How I ended up in Afghanistan, February-July 2008 -- 2. Signals, 1968, 1979, 2001, 2007 -- 3. Dubai, Terminal 2, July 13, 2008 -- 4. Kabul -- 5. A small travel library, I -- 6. The first steps -- 7. "What? They've surrounded Kabul?" -- 8. Winning -- 9. The neo-Taliban -- 10. A world of advice from a princess -- 11. "The insubstantial state" -- 12. Arg -- 13. Civilian casualties, I -- 14. What there was, what there should have been -- 15. To coordinate--or to be coordinated -- 16. A small travel library, II -- 17. ISAF -- 18. Khyber, 1842, 1878, 1919, 1928 -- 19. Indian holiday -- 20. Snow -- 21. Clear, hold, and build -- 22. Civilian casualties, II -- 23. Obama and Af-Pak, March 29, 2009 -- 24. Awkward neighbors -- 25. A small travel library, III -- 26. A dream -- 27. Karzai -- 28. Bird's-eye views -- 29. Kandahar -- 30. COIN--the counterinsurgency manual -- 31. Civilian casualties, III -- 32. Shia family law -- 33. Women -- 34. A small travel library, IV -- 35. Death in August -- 36. The presidential elections -- 37. A way to reconciliation -- 38. The future of Af-Pak -- 39. Leaving Kabul, February 2010 -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn852158338
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii pages, 176 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780815724247
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt4cfcz9
  • 99a23e11-4335-4850-89e2-7187618cb8c9
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not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b28886677
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)852158338
  • pebcs0815724241

Library Locations

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