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A man and a motorcycle : how Hamid Karzai came to power

Author: Bette Dam
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Ipso Facto, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First English editionView all editions and formats
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With a secondhand motorcycle, the support of a few powerful tribesmen and a good friend in the CIA, the unknown Hamid Karzai willed himself to power as the new hope of afghanistan.
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Named Person: Hamid Karzai; Hamid Karzai
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bette Dam
ISBN: 9789077386132 9077386130
OCLC Number: 890322180
Notes: Originally published in Dutch in August 2009, with De Arbeiderspers Amsterdam.
Description: x, 236 pages : 1 map ; 22 cm
Contents: Back to 2001 : The Message --
9/11 : New Opportunities --
A Diplomat Among Warlords --
This is Suicide : Serious Doubts in Karzai's Group --
America Takes Revenge --
Crossing Taliban Territory on a Motorcycle --
Doubles in Durji : The First Confrontation With the Taliban --
Support From the American A-Team --
The Fall of Tarin Kot --
The Unexpected Voice at the Bonn Conference --
Carnival in Kandahar : The Race to the Last Taliban Stronghold.
Other Titles: How Hamid Karzai came to power
Responsibility: Bette Dam.

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With a secondhand motorcycle, the support of a few powerful tribesmen and a good friend in the CIA, the unknown Hamid Karzai willed himself to power as the new hope of afghanistan.

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