By Karen Middleton

A decade on from the 2001 terrorist assaults at the usa, Australians are embroiled in a single of the country s longest army conflicts - the struggle in Afghanistan. in keeping with interviews with key figures in Australia and in a foreign country, An Unwinnable struggle lays naked the tensions among political and armed forces decision-making, the character and efficiency of the united states alliance and the effect of person personalities in charting Australia s path in what was dubbed the great struggle .

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