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Dr. Antonio Giustozzi relies on his extensive experience as a researcher in Afghanistan to create an insightful analysis of a wide range of topics including assessments of the Taliban’s strengths and weaknesses, their ability to reassess and adapt, and their operational and strategic successes and failures. He has presented a balanced treatment of the subject matter; however, balance does not mean that the case study will be uncontroversial. In fact, Giustozzi’s analysis contains some rather blunt appraisals of many of the major actors in this conflict; including both ISAF and the Taliban.
United States Naval War College, Center on Irregular Warfare and Armed Groups
Newport, Rhode Island
Terrorist, Afghanistan, Afghan War, Center on Irregular Warfare and Armed Groups
Giustozzi, Antonio, "Taliban Networks in Afghanistan" (2012). CIWAG Case Studies. 8.