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Title: Obama's Afghan arm-twisting : weakening Karzai to give him strength?
Authors: Lorimore, Clint
Clarke, Ryan
Keywords: DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
Issue Date: 2009
Source: Lorimore, C., & Clarke, R. (2009). Obama's Afghan arm-twisting : weakening Karzai to give him strength? (RSIS Commentaries, No. 021). RSIS Commentaries. Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.
Series/Report no.: RSIS Commentaries ; 021/09
Abstract: The Obama administration's public criticism of Afghan President Hamid Karzai in recent weeks has spareked a great deal of speculation that it is looking to back an alternative candidate in Afghanistan's upcoming elections. However this move may be part of a diplomatic strategy to both spur Karzai into making uncomfortable political changes while simultaneously giving him the distance to re-generate his image.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/101735
http://hdl.handle.net/10220/6083
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