Publisher: Academic Foundation (2009)
Rs. 595 / US $ 34.95 
This book is about the future of Afghanistan which seems to be rapidly slipping into chaos. It contains perspectives on counter-insurgency and nation-building in Afghanistan. The expert contributors in this book focus on some key issues like, the character of the conflict in Afghanistan; the role of regional actors; the nature of engagement of the US and its allies; the assessment of the future course of action by major actors and the role played by INGOs and the international community at large. More significantly, the experts sought to answer the crucial question: what can be done to stabilise Afghanistan? This volume is a collection of their insightful papers.
About the Editors/Contributors
A.K. Antony is Minister of Defence, Government of India (GoI), New Delhi.
Indranil Banerjie is the Founder and Executive Director of the SAPRA India Foundation, New Delhi.
Anup Kumar Datta is Professor, Department of Political Science, University of North Bengal, Darjeeling.
C. Christine Fair is a senior political scientist with the RAND Corporation, Washington D.C.
Ali A. Jalali is currently Distinguished Professor at the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA), Washington D.C. and a researcher at the Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS), Washington D.C.
Seth G. Jones is Adjunct Professor at Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University and a Political Scientist at the RAND Corporation, Washington D.C.
Rasul Bakhsh Rais is Professor of Political Science and Head, Department of Social Sciences, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS).
Anita Inder Singh is currently Visiting Professor at the Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
Seema Sridhar is a doctoral candidate at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).
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