Endgame for the West in Afghanistan?: explaining the decline in support for the war in Afghanistan in the United States, Great Britain, Canada, Australia, France and Germany
Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2010 - History - 166 pages
Analyses of the War in Afghanistan frequently mention the declining or shaky domestic support for the conflict in the United States and among several U.S. allies. This paper dates the beginning of this decline back to the resurgence of the Taliban in 2005-06 and suggests that the deteriorating course of the war on the ground in Afghanistan itself along with mounting casualties is the key reason behind this drop in domestic support for the war.
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