Malejacq, Romain, 1983-

Warlord survival : the delusion of state building in Afghanistan / Romain Malejacq. - 1 online resource - JSTOR eBooks .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Warlords, states, and political orders -- The game of survival -- Ismail Khan, the armed notable of Western Afghanistan -- Dostum, the ethnic entrepreneur -- Massoud and Fahim, mujahideen and violent entrepreneur.

"Explains how warlords survive and even thrive in contexts that are explicitly set up to undermine them"--

150174643X 9781501746444 1501746448 9781501746437

22573/ctvfb9n8m JSTOR

2019014502


Warlordism--History.--Afghanistan
Warlordism and international relations--Afghanistan.
Nation-building--Afghanistan.
Political culture--Afghanistan.

JQ1763.5.P65

958.104/7