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Is America helping Afghanistan?

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Published by Greenhaven Press in Detroit .
Written in English

  • United States,
  • Afghanistan
    • Subjects:
    • War on Terrorism, 2001-,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Afghanistan,
    • Afghanistan -- Foreign relations -- United States,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-,
    • Afghanistan -- History -- 2001-,
    • Afghanistan -- Social conditions -- 21st century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 120-123) and index.

      StatementJann Einfeld, book editor.
      SeriesAt issue, At issue (San Diego, Calif.)
      ContributionsEinfeld, Jann.
      LC ClassificationsE183.8.A3 I8 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination127 p. ;
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3304268M
      ISBN 100737723262, 0737723270
      LC Control Number2004046555

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