Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy

30 11 2009

URL: Source: Congressional Research Service.

Upon and since taking office, the Obama Administration has faced a deteriorating security environment in Afghanistan, including an expanding militant presence in some areas, increasing numbers of civilian and military deaths, growing disillusionment with corruption in the government of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, and the infiltration of Taliban and other militants from safe havens in Pakistan.




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