Warlord survival : the delusion of state building in Afghanistan / Romain Malejacq.

By: Malejacq, Romain, 1983- [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2019Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 150174643X; 9781501746444; 1501746448; 9781501746437Subject(s): Warlordism -- Afghanistan -- History | Warlordism and international relations -- Afghanistan | Nation-building -- Afghanistan | Political culture -- AfghanistanAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Warlord survival.DDC classification: 958.104/7 LOC classification: JQ1763.5.P65Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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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.
Summary: "Explains how warlords survive and even thrive in contexts that are explicitly set up to undermine them"-- Provided by publisher.
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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"-- Provided by publisher.

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Romain Malejacq is Assistant Professor at the Centre for International Conflict Analysis & Management at Radboud University Nijmegen. Follow him on Twitter @afghanopoly.

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