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The Good War

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War will always be examined and critiued for the causalities failures and lost missions Lessons learned will end up in scholarly analysis to identify the decisions made and how they ultimately affected the outcome of initial missions The overall hope of such analysis is to go forward and not create the same mistakes of those in the past Afghanistan Pakistan and the egion surrounding those areas of strife create much talk about failed decision points The book The Good War Why We Couldn t Win the War or the Peace in Afghanistan by Jack Fairweather delves into what went wrong on the various mission attempts by a vast variety of players in Afghanistan As a prominent war Will Gallows and the Snake-Bellied Troll reporter specifically on Afghanistan Fairweather utilized his in depth compilation of knowledge interviews and interactions from the inside to create a visual understanding of how all the pieces of Afghanistan fell together or ineality fell apart His inside look allows a somewhat neutral view on the overall details of how and why Afghanistan has not been a successful mission for the Western nations The title of Fairweather s book helps portray his general interpretation of what manifested in the context of Afghanistan during the past decades Rather the mission was war or peace the end Nosferatu result stillemained the same It was a loss for than just the Afghanistans all those involved have lost something in the struggle to gain success The greatest argument that Fairweather presents in this particular book is the multinational collaboration that misunderstood what was needed to bring success to Afghanistan His argument presented several layers of failures The failures were not any one specific Nation effort individual or Snuggle Up, Little One: A Treasury of Bedtime Stories response Overall from the viewpoint of Fairweather the failure was systemic mishaps and lack of knowledge within theegion This insight and perspective "View Of The Region And "of the Nefertiti: Egypt's Sun Queen region and War brings many aha moments to the open mindedeader Regardless of what lane the The Jive Talker reader is coming from in the text of Fairweather one can honestly see a faireview of several failures on all parties involved Even with the frustrating Gargantuan realities as aeader one can see a broader examination into the events which shaped the here and now of Afghanistan Fairweather offers a front ow seat to the intricate details in a manner that here and now of Afghanistan Fairweather offers a front ow seat to the intricate details in a manner that easonable and impartial to all Nations He Doesn T Pick doesn t pick any particular Nation than others but merely points out how ill knowledge decisions became bad choices Fairweather provide. In its earliest days the American led war in Afghanistan appeared to be a triumph a “good war” in comparison to the debacle in Ira It has since turned into one of the longest and most costly wars in US history The story of howthis good war went so bad may well turn out to be a defining tragedy of the 21st century yet as acclaimed war correspondent Jack Fairweather explains it should also give us eason to hope for an outcome grounded in Afghan Wurr 3 (Wurr realityather than our ownIn The Good War Fairweather provides the first full. S a comprehensive insightful overview of the Afghanistan War Highlighting the complexities of the country the contradictions in policy and politics and the devastation which ensued it s a must ead for those seeking to "gain a deeper appreciation of what the US UK and allied presence in Afghanistan was and is "a deeper appreciation of what the US UK and allied presence in Afghanistan was and is searing narrative drive and the PACE OF A NOVELIST JACK FAIRWEATHER FAST BECOMING ONE of a novelist Jack Fairweather fast becoming one the great modern military historians writes of the folly that has led to Afghanistan becoming a graveyard for US and UK military intervention Fairweather has both a cutting intelligence and a emarkable grasp of context but also a lucid style that essays one of the most stunning accounts of the Afghan war and the mistakes that led to the impasse we are now at Fairweather stands as a uniue voice both understanding war he is a war correspondent but also making clear his stance that war itself in this instance is folly This joins other legendary war chronicles on my shelf like Michael Herr s Dispatches and Black Hawk Down I ve just finished Werewolf: The Apocalypse reading The Good War and still don t think we know where the war went wrong With as many sources as the author had I wonder if he still didn t have enough or if the story wee given is not the whole story just one version of it the Rashomon effect Maybe that s inevitable in as complicated a country as AfghanistanMy problems with the book Bagram Air Base is hardly mentioned just two entries in the index Anyone who s been to Afghanistan knows its importance logistically tactically but also for its prison and special ops center The book has little discussion of the fighting in the east near the Pakistan border Too much credence is given to objections to the use of drones and special forces night Das überforderte Gehirn: Mit Steinzeitwerkzeug in der Hightech-Welt raids that targeted known enemies Vignettes about individuals help to give us some appreciation for the difficulties and dangers but I uestion howelevant some of them were Some seemed to be included simply because the author knew or were friends with them not because of their ability to symbolize events Tom Gregg of the UN for example There s not enough for me discussion of the civil war before we invaded and the chaos and destruction it created arguably worse than in the American effort to ebuild the country The author describes corruption but does not give this critical subject enough attention No mention at
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for example the nine hundred million dollars that disappeared from the Kabul Bank in 2010 the bank then saved only by an almost eual. Narrative history of the war in Afghanistan from its inception after 911 to the drawdown in 2014 Drawing on hundreds of interviews previously unpublished archives and months of eporting in Afghanistan Fairweather explores the Ivy Vines Visions righteous intentions and astounding hubris that caused the American strategy in Afghanistan to flounderefuting the long held notion that the war could have been won with troops and cash Fairweather argues that only by accepting the limitations in Afghanistan from the presence of the Taliban to the .
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Amount of American taxpayer dollars Not nearly enough discussion of the terrorism of the Talibanin fact far too much support I thought for including the taliban in any future government including the Taliban in any future government would be ewarding terrorism not punishing it And not nearly enough about the progress in Afghanistan most visibly shown by a photo of Kabul at night in 2001 and again in 2014 The difference in the amount of electric lights is astonishing I wish I could find the photos again When I do I ll come back here and include the linkMade clear to me that I didn t know1 The British suffered than their share of combat casualties2 The British were in Afghanistan for national pride than anything else And due to their 19th century involvement probably should have never come back3 Karzai was unfortunately not the George Washington his country needed while Ghani makes one optimistic4 Biden is smarter tougher than I gave him credit forI served in AFG in 2005 while in the Army and then again in 2009 2010 as a contractor Neither time was I in a position to influence or observe much if anything My memories of the country cause me to wish it wellMy own thoughts for what they e worth are to1 Leave Afghanistan to the Afghans They ll probably always continue killing each other Which is tragic but not as tragic as them killing us If Al aeda or a similar group eturns take them out again and again make the Afghan leaders who harbor them pay a price2 Never get involved in nation state building not unless the country has first been completely destroyed As were Germany Japan and South Korea Of course I know we didn t fight against South Korea And not unless the country has a strong central government in its history3 Never believe democracy is an appropriate form of government for all nations Sometimes I wonder if it s even appropriate here in America but that s another issue Indisputable is that a democracy Mindfulness for Black Dogs Blue Days: Finding a Path Through Depression reuires an informed educated electorate and that s not at all the case in AfghanistanThe book had good maps but its photographs were insufficient in number and inexplicably small making them of almost no useThe Good War was an easyead and I m glad I ead it but I kept having the feeling we still haven t been given the answer to the book s subtitle Why We Couldn t Win the War or the Peace in Afghanistan Thought this was good but depressing unsurprisingly Politicians AND THE MILITARY REALLY OUGHT TO the military eally ought to a few history books before embarking on wars of choice in countries about which they know next to nothing. Biuity of the opium trade to the country’s unsuitability for The Deadly Art of Love and Murder rapid Western style development can America help toestore peace in this shattered landA timely lesson in the perils of nation building and a sobering eminder of the limits of American power The Good War leads eaders from the White House situation The London Marathon room to American military outposts from warlords’ palaces to insurgents’ dens to explain how the US and its allies might have salvaged the Afghan campaign and how we mustethink other “good” wars in the futu.


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    Pdf/E–pub The Good War Another absorbing account of the West's self created morass in Afghanistan

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    Pdf/E–pub The Good War Fairweather provides a comprehensive insightful overview of the Afghanistan War Highlighting the complexities of the country the contradictions

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    Pdf/E–pub The Good War Download ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¼ Jack Fairweather As the author points out in the content of his book there was a whole series of reasons for not winning the war or the peace in AfghanistanStarting with poor leadership from the White House POTUS never gave firm strategic guidance or direction for the prosecution of the war which left the Joint Chiefs of Staff the Combatant Commanders and the in country commanders in a fix; to the introduction of a NATO Headuarters and f

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    Pdf/E–pub The Good War Thought this was good but depressing unsurprisingly Politicians and the military really ought to read a few history books before emb

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