The interaction of failed states, terrorism and the need for
"nation building" is at the top of the international agenda, with
particular focus on Afghanistan and Iraq. This path breaking
collection brings together top analysts to examine the goals and
challenges facing efforts to reconstruct states that have collapsed
into anarchy or have been defeated in war, drawing lessons from 50
years of past experience with post-conflict reconstruction and
development around the world to assess development plans in a
country devastated by more than a century of conflict. While the
focus is on Afghanistan, important comparisons-including to
reconstruction after the American Civil War-provide historical
context and lessons of difficulties to overcome and realistic
limitations of ambitions. Throughout, particular attention is paid
to the interaction of the goals of external and domestic actors,
highlighting the importance of understanding the internal social,
economic, and political environment of the society receiving
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