New PDF release: Afghanistan-An Introduction to the Country and People

By Marine Corps Institute

With usa involvement in Afghanistan, wisdom of the rustic is critical. This "handbook" explains a couple of simple concerns that are meant to be within the wisdom "toolbox" of a Marine operating with Afghanis or deployed to the rustic.

Show description

Read Online or Download Afghanistan-An Introduction to the Country and People PDF

Similar military history books

Read e-book online The Second World War PDF


In this entire historical past, John Keegan explores either the technical and the human effect of the best conflict of all time. He makes a speciality of 5 an important battles and gives new insights into the exact equipment and motivations of recent war. In knowledgable, perceptive research of the airborne conflict of Crete, the service conflict of halfway, the tank conflict of Falaise, town conflict of Berlin, and the amphibious conflict of Okinawa, Keegan illuminates the strategic dilemmas confronted through the leaders and the results in their judgements at the battling males and the process the struggle as a whole.

What the critics say

[John Keegan] has a outstanding skill to understand either the political context of the battle and its fast which means for these stuck within the warmth of conflict. .. Lucid, expert and authoritative
- Sunday Times

In this magnificently illustrated quantity, our most unusual army historian provides the whys and wherefores of struggle in addition to the blood and guts.
- Mail on Sunday

John Keegan's heritage of worldwide warfare II stands above the competition
- Preview

A swish author in addition to a well informed pupil of martial historical past, [Keegan] enlivens his chronicle with wry wit. .. an educated and informative accounting of a bad war
- Kirkus stories

Soviet Strategy and the New Military Thinking - download pdf or read online

The Soviet Union continues to be a superpower with international safety pursuits and goals. The doctrines, practices and functions of its nonetheless ambitious military are shaping global politics simply while that the way forward for the rustic that created them is unsure. this can be the 1st booklet to investigate the unparalleled adjustments, in addition to the troubling continuities, that represent Soviet army considering through the early Nineteen Nineties.

Extra resources for Afghanistan-An Introduction to the Country and People

Sample text

The Hajj commemorates the sacrifices and faith of Abraham, his second wife, Hagar, and their son, Ishmael. According to the Council on Islamic Education, it is the largest, regularly scheduled international gathering on Earth. Afghanistan: An Intro to the Country and People 53 Al Qur’an (Koran) and Sunnah Definition Al Qur’an (the Qur’an) is the revealed word of Islam, the holy book of the Muslims. • Muhammad received the message in bits and pieces from the Angel Gabriel during a period of 23 years.

Afghanistan: An Intro to the Country and People 47 Arabs and Islam Muslims (Moslems) Now that you know that the religion is called Islam and the name of the God of Islam is Allah, what does the word Muslim mean? The word has the same s-l-m root as the words Islam and salaam. A Muslim is a person who submits to the will of Allah, regardless of race, nationality, or ethnic background. A Muslim has to submit completely and obediently to Allah and live according to Allah’s message. • Muslims worship Allah alone and must not worship any person, place or thing other than Allah.

Assistance to Women Although the extreme persecution of women inflicted by the Taliban has ceased, women still have a difficult time in present-day Afghanistan. S. has helped the Afghans to establish women’s resource centers. • Over one million dollars has been used for training women in business and for educating girls. Transportation Infrastructure The United States has committed $800 million to reconstruct the main transportation route between Kabul, Kandahar, and Herat. The project, underway since 2002, is scheduled for completion by 2004.

Download PDF sample

Afghanistan-An Introduction to the Country and People by Marine Corps Institute

by Richard

Rated 4.35 of 5 – based on 6 votes