eBook Afghanistan at War: From the 18th-Century Durrani Dynasty to the 21st Century, 1st Edition

  • Tom Lansford
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  • ISBN-10: 1598847600
  • ISBN-13: 9781598847604
  • DDC: 355.020958
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 581 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Overview

Covering wars and conflicts of Afghanistan from the modern founding of the country in the 1700s to the contemporary struggle with the Taliban, this single-volume reference analyzes the causes and results of Afghanistan's wars and examines leading political and military figures, weapons, and tactics.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Guide to Related Topics.
List of Primary Documents.
Preface.
Introduction.
Chronology.
1: Afghan Army, History, Forces, and Tactics.
2: Afghan Civil War (1989–2001).
3: Afghan War (2001–).
4: Afghanistan, Border Disputes.
5: Afghanistan, Climate and Geography.
6: Afghanistan, Ethnic Groups.
7: Afghanistan, Nationalism.
8: Afghan-Pakistani Border Raids (2002–).
9: Afghan-Sikh Wars (Durrani-Sikh Wars) (1748–1837).
10: Afghan-Soviet Nonaggression Pact (1931).
11: Afghan-Soviet Treaty of Friendship (1921).
12: Afridi (Khyberee) Tribe.
13: Airborne Units and Tactics.
14: Aircraft, Types and Tactics.
15: Al Qaeda.
16: Ali Masjid, Battle of (1878).
17: Amin, Hafizullah (1929–1979).
18: Andropov, Yuri (1914–1984).
19: Anglo-Afghan Treaty (1809).
20: Anglo-Afghan Treaty (1905).
21: Anglo-Afghan War: First (1839–1842).
22: Anglo-Afghan War: Second (1878–1880).
23: Anglo-Afghan War: Third (1919).
24: Anglo-Marri Wars (1840, 1880, and 1917–1918).
25: Anglo-Russian Boundary Commission.
26: Anglo-Russian Convention of 1907.
27: Antiaircraft Missiles.
28: Arghandab, Battle of (1987).
29: Armored Vehicles.
30: Artillery, Cannons, and Mortars.
31: Auchinleck, Sir Claude (1884–1981).
32: Auckland, Sir George Eden, Earl of (1784–1849).
33: Avitabile, Paolo (1791–1850).
34: Baghdad Pact (Central Treaty Organization).
35: Bagram Air Base.
36: Bala Hissar.
37: Barakzai.
38: Barno, David W. (1954–).
39: Bearden, Milton (1940–).
40: Berntsen, Gary (1958–).
41: Bhutto, Benazir (1953–2007).
42: Bhutto, Zulfikar Ali (1928–1979).
43: Bin Laden, Osama (1957–2011).
44: Blair, Tony (1953–).
45: Blood, General Sir Bindon (1842–1940).
46: Bolan Pass.
47: Bonn Agreement (2001).
48: Brezhnev, Leonid (1906–1982).
49: British Cantonment, Kabul.
50: British Colonial Army, Forces and Tactics.
51: Browne, Sir Samuel (Sam) (1824–1901).
52: Brzezinski, Zbigniew (1928–).
53: Buddhas of Bamiyan.
54: Burnes, Sir Alexander (“Sekundar”) (1805–1841).
55: Bush, George H. W. (1924–).
56: Bush, George W. (1946–).
57: Carter, Jimmy (1924–).
58: Carter Doctrine.
59: Cavagnari, Major Sir Pierre L. N. (1841–1879).
60: Cavalry and Cavalry Tactics.
61: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
62: Chamberlain, Sir Neville Bowles (1820–1902).
63: Chernenko, Konstantin (1911–1985).
64: Churchill, Sir Winston (1874–1965).
65: Civil Military Operations.
66: Civilian Casualties.
67: Clinton, Bill (1946–).
68: Coalition, Forces and Tactics (2001–).
69: Cold War (1947–1989).
70: Communications in Military Operations.
71: Cordovez, Diego (1935–2014).
72: Cruise Missile Strikes on Afghanistan and Sudan (1998).
73: Damghan, Battle of (1729).
74: Dargai Heights, Battle of (1897).
75: Deobandi School.
76: Disraeli, Benjamin (1804–1881).
77: Dobbins, James (1942–).
78: Dost Mohammad (1793–1863).
79: Dostum, Abdul Rashid (1954–).
80: Drone Strikes.
81: Dubs, Adolf “Spike” (1920–1979).
82: Durand, Sir Henry Mortimer (1850–1924).
83: Durand Line.
84: Durrani, Ahmad Shah (ca. 1722–1772).
85: Durrani, Mahmud Shah (1769–1829).
86: Durrani, Shuja Shah (1785–1842).
87: Durrani, Timur Shah (ca. 1748–1793).
88: Durrani, Zaman Shah (ca. 1770–1844).
89: Durrani Empire (1747–1818).
90: Elphinstone, Mountstuart (1779–1859).
91: Elphinstone, William George Keith (1782–1842).
92: Embassy Bombings (1998).
93: Franks, Tommy (1945–).
94: Frontier Corps.
95: Gailani, Pir Sayyid Ahmad (1932–).
96: Gandamak, Battle of (1842).
97: Gandamak, Treaty of (1879).
98: Gates, Robert Michael (1943–).
99: Geneva Accords (1988).
100: Ghani, Mohammad Ashraf (1949–).
101: Ghazni, Battle of (1839).
102: Ghilzai.
103: Gorbachev, Mikhail (1931–).
104: Great Game, The.
105: Gromov, Boris (1943–).
106: Gromyko, Andrei (1909–1989).
107: Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility.
108: Gul, Hamid (1936–2015).
109: Gulabzoy, Sayyed Mohammad (1951–).
110: Gulnabad, Battle of (1722).
111: Haig, Alexander (1924–2010).
112: Haq, Abdul (1958–2001).
113: Haqqani, Jalaluddin (1939–2014?).
114: Haqqani Network.
115: Harkay ul-Mujahideen (HuM).
116: Harlan, Josiah (1799–1871).
117: Hazara Uprisings (1888–1901).
118: Hazaras.
119: Hekmatyar, Gulbuddin (1947–).
120: Helmand Valley.
121: Helmand Valley Project.
122: Herat, Siege of (1837–1838).
123: Herat, Uprising (1979).
124: Hostages and Kidnapping.
125: Hotak, Mir Wais (1673–1715).
126: Hotaki Empire (1709–1738).
127: Humanitarian Aid Operations.
128: Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).
129: India, Relations with Afghanistan.
130: Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) Directorate of Pakistan.
131: International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).
132: Iran (Persia), Relations with Afghanistan.
133: Iraq War (2003–).
134: Islamic Movement of Afghanistan (Harakat-i Islami-yi Afghanistan).
135: Islamic Party (Hezb-e Islami).
136: Islamic Revolutionary Movement (Harakati Inqilabi Islami).
137: Islamic Society (JIA) (Jamiat-e Islami).
138: Islamic State (ISIS, ISIL, DAESH).
139: Islamic Unity of Afghanistan Mujahideen (Ittehad-e Islami Mujahideeni Afghanistan).
140: Islamic Unity Party of Afghanistan (Hezb-e Wahdat-e Islami Afghanistan).
141: Jagdalak Pass.
142: Jalalabad, Battle of (1989).
143: Jalalabad, Siege of (1842).
144: Jamrud, Battle of (1837).
145: Kabul, Retreat from (1842).
146: Kabul, Siege of (1996).
147: Kabulov, Zamir (1954–).
148: Kalakani, Habibullah (Bacha-i Saqao) (ca. 1891–1929).
149: Kandahar, Battle of (1880).
150: Karmal, Babrak (1929–1996).
151: Karzai, Hamid (1957–).
152: Kazemi, Syed Mustafa (1959–2007).
153: Khalis, Mohammad Yunus (1919–2006).
154: Khan, Abdur Rahman (ca. 1844–1901).
155: Khan, Amanullah (1892–1960).
156: Khan, Habibullah (1872–1919).
157: Khan, Jan Mohammed (d. 2011).
158: Khan, Khan Abdul Ghaffar (1890–1988).
159: Khan, Mir Masjidi (d. 1841).
160: Khan, Mohammad Akbar (1816–1845).
161: Khan, Mohammad Hashim (1885–1953).
162: Khan, Mohammad Ismail (1946–).
163: Khan, Mohammad Yakub (ca. 1849–1923).
164: Khan, Mohammed Daoud 1909–1978.
165: Khan, Nasrullah (1874–1920).
166: Khan, Shah Mahmud (1888–1959).
167: Khan, Sher Ali (ca. 1825–1879).
168: Khistmand, Sultan Ali (1935–).
169: Khost, Sieges of (1980–1989).
170: Khost Rebellion (1924–1925).
171: Khyber, Mir Akbar (1925–1978).
172: Khyber Pass.
173: Landmines.
174: Lockhart, Sir William (1841–1900).
175: Loya Jirga.
176: Lytton, Edward Robert Bulwer, First Earl of Lytton (1831–1891).
177: Macnaghten, Sir William Hay (1793–1841).
178: Madrasahs.
179: Maiwand, Battle of (1880).
180: Malakand Field Force (1897).
181: Maratha Empire (1674–1818).
182: Marja, Battle of (2010).
183: Massoud, Ahmed Shah (1953–2001).
184: Mazari, Abdul Ali (1947–1995).
185: McChrystal, Stanley (1954–).
186: McNeill, Dan K. (1946–).
187: Metcalfe, Charles (1785–1846).
188: Mohan Lal (1812–1877).
189: Mohaqeq, Mohammed (1955–).
190: Mohmand Campaigns.