Report from Afghanistan

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Viking Press, 1982 - Political Science - 112 pages
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From the Coup dEtat to the Soviet Invasion
4 The Afghan Resistance

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About the author (1982)

Gerard Chaliand is an internationally known specialist on strategy. Since 1960 he has been a participant-observer of guerrilla movements throughout Africa, Southeast Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. He teaches at the Ecole Superieure de Guerre in Paris. He has previously taught at the Ecole Nationale d'Administration in Paris, and at Harvard University, the University of California, Berkeley, the University of Capetown, Meiji University in Tokyo, and the University of Quebec, among others. The author of many works of scholarship and three volumes of poetry, he is the editor of "Guerrilla Strategies: An Historical Anthology from the Long March to Afghanistan" (California, 1982).

Jacoby is a journalist formerly on staff at The New York Review of books, Newsweek, and The New York Times, where she was deputy editor of the op-ed page.

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