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Ghost wars

Author: Steve CollSusan MahoneyDave FieldBernie LuchtGeorge RussellAll authors
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : CBC Ideas Transcripts, ©2007.
Series: Lionel Gelber Lecture, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Steve Coll, winner of the 2004 Lionel Gelber Prize, explores why the CIA was so tragically unprepared for the emerging power of the Taliban and Al Qaeda in Afghanistan. Coll's book, Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan and bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 is published by The Penguin Group.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Osama Bin Laden; Osama Bin Laden
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Coll; Susan Mahoney; Dave Field; Bernie Lucht; George Russell; Paul Kennedy; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
OCLC Number: 662590332
Notes: Title from disc label.
Credits: Producers, Susan Mahoney and Dave Field; executive producer, Bernie Lucht.
Performer(s): Writer/speaker, Steve Coll; speaker, George Russell; series host, Paul Kennedy.
Event notes: Originally broadcast: 29/11/2005.
Description: 1 audio disc (54:28 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Lionel Gelber Lecture, 2005.
Other Titles: Ideas (Radio program)
Responsibility: Steve Coll.

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Steve Coll, winner of the 2004 Lionel Gelber Prize, explores why the CIA was so tragically unprepared for the emerging power of the Taliban and Al Qaeda in Afghanistan. Coll's book, Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan and bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 is published by The Penguin Group.

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