The Inadequacy of US Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan
10 pages (2500 words)
, Literature review
The Inadequacy of US Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan. The dreaded Taliban regime was seemingly defeated by the combined US and Afghan forces in 2001. However, in the aftermath of this development, violent insurgency came to the fore. There have been sustained efforts to get rid of the Afghan government, by a combination of insurgents consisting of the Taliban, Hezb – i – Islami, Haqqani network, foreign fighters, local tribes, and criminal organisations (Jones, 2008, p.