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The savage war : the untold battles of Afghanistan

Author: Murray Brewster
Publisher: Mississauga, Ont. : J. Wiley & Sons Canada, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The journalist provides his inside account of Canada's role in the Afghan War.
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Genre/Form: Erlebnisbericht
Named Person: Murray Brewster; Murray Brewster; Murray Brewster; Kaṇada
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Murray Brewster
ISBN: 9781118115930 1118115937
OCLC Number: 726822496
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiv, 344 pages, [16] pages of plates : color illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: We're not in Kansas anymore --
The gathering storm --
"What does sorry mean to me?" --
Perceptions --
Moral murk --
Fighting season --
Cut and run --
Operation Medusa --
"You have to spend to save" --
The road to Sangabad --
Warlords --
Worst days --
A flawed arrangement --
An unlawful enemy combatant --
Playing chicken --
An epitaph to good intentions --
"Almost normal, but not quite" --
"Feel free to exit at your leisure" --
Losing hearts and minds --
The Devil's workshop --
Shoot the messenger --
3D --
deny, deflect and divide --
The Green Hell --
Getting out of Dodge --
A dangerous life.
Responsibility: Murray Brewster.
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