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|Named Person:||Osama Bin Laden; Osama Bin Laden|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||0143034669 9780143034667 0141020806 9780141020808|
|Notes:||"Updated with new documents from the 9/11 Commission"--Cover.|
|Awards:||Winner of Pulitzer Prize General Non-Fiction Category 2005.|
|Description:||xvii, 712 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||Blood brothers --
The one-eyed man was king --
The distant enemy. Accounts receivable September 1996 --
Blood brothers: November 1979 to February 1989: We're going to die here; Lenin taught us; Go raise hell; I loved Osama; Don't make it our war; Who is this Massoud?; Terrorists will own the world; Inshallah, you will know my plans; We won --
One-eyed man was king: March 1989 to December 1997: Serious risks; Rogue elephant; We are in danger; Friend of your enemy; Maintain a prudent distance; New generation; Slowly, slowly sucked into it; Dangling the carrot; We couldn't indict him; We're keeping these Stingers; Does America need the CIA? --
The distant enemy: January 1998 to September 10, 2001: You are to capture him alive; Kingdom's interests; We are at war; Let's just blow the thing up; Manson family; That unit disappeared; You crazy white guys; Is there any policy?; Daring me to kill them; What face will Omar show to God?; Many Americans are going to die; What an unlucky country.
"Certainly the finest historical narrative so far on the origins of al Qaeda in the post-Soviet rubble of Afghanistan . . . "Ghost Wars" provides fresh details and helps explain the motivations
- Afghanistan -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1979-1989.
- Afghanistan -- History -- 1989-2001.
- United States. -- Central Intelligence Agency.
- Bin Laden, Osama, -- 1957-2011.
- Bin Laden, Osama, -- 1957-2011
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