ISBN: 8187412011 Publisher: Book Format: Hard Bound No. of Volumes: (Set of 2 Vols) Language: English Physical Description: 567pages Year of Publication: 2000
The result is a painstaking, thoroughly researched writing on the unsavoury happenings in Afghanistan and their grave implications for the neighbourhood, and India in particular. Without aiming to take sides in the protracted civil war in Afghanistan, the book analyses what may lie in store for Afghanistan and the region. The envisaged five future scenarios are: (a) Taliban rule; (b) Taliban defeat; (c) arms embargo with the objective of imposing a broad-based government; (d) emergence of an Islamic emirate of Afghanistan; and (e) emergence of a Greater Pashtunistan, accompanied by break-up of Pakistan. Documents in volume 2, with their wealth of information, have been painstakingly collated and edited. They should be a treasure-trove of ready reference on current developments in Afghanistan.