What Went Wrong in Afghanistan

Feb 07, 2018

CC Graduate Fellow Diana Bolsinger, who is a doctoral candidate at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, writes a review of Steven Coll's new book Directorate S for Task & Purpose.

Bolsinger argues that "few writers can match Coll’s length of time on the topic, range of contacts, or personal knowledge of realities on the ground." The combination of Coll's interviews with senior policymakers and personal ties "highlights the mix of organizational folly and individual heroism that led to our current impasse."

Read her full review here