skip to content
The wrong enemy : America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The wrong enemy : America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014

Author: Carlotta Gall
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
In this sweeping account of a war brought by well-intentioned American leaders against an enemy they barely understood, and could not truly engage, Gall argues that Pakistan fueled the Taliban and protected Osama bin Laden for the entire duration of the American invasion and occupation.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carlotta Gall
ISBN: 9780544046696 0544046692
OCLC Number: 854944294
Description: xxi, 329 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Taliban surrender --
The people turn --
Pakistan's protégés --
The Taliban in exile --
Al Qaeda regroups --
The wrong enemy in the wrong country --
The Taliban return --
The suicide bomb factory --
Militancy explodes in Pakistan --
The Taliban close their grip --
Karzai's turn --
Obama's surge --
Osama's safe haven --
Springtime in Zangabad.
Responsibility: Carlotta Gall.

Abstract:

In this sweeping account of a war brought by well-intentioned American leaders against an enemy they barely understood, and could not truly engage, Gall argues that Pakistan fueled the Taliban and protected Osama bin Laden for the entire duration of the American invasion and occupation.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/854944294> # The wrong enemy : America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "854944294" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1372418486#Place/united_states_pakistan> ; # United States--Pakistan.
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/151552546> ; # Qaida (Organization)
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/146854719> ; # Pakistan. Inter Services Intelligence.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1372418486#Place/pakistan> ; # Pakistan
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1907412> ; # Diplomatic relations
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1372418486#Place/pakistan_united_states> ; # Pakistan--United States.
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/958.1047/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210275> ; # Pakistan.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205406> ; # Afghanistan.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1372418486#Topic/politics_and_government> ; # Politics and government
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2004004460> ; # Afghan War, 2001-
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/121766659> ; # Taliban.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1372418486#Place/afghanistan> ; # Afghanistan
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1695175> ; # Afghan War (2001-)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1372418486#Place/united_states_afghanistan> ; # United States--Afghanistan.
    schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/65758418> ; # Carlotta Gall
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2014" ;
    schema:datePublished "2014" ;
    schema:description "In this sweeping account of a war brought by well-intentioned American leaders against an enemy they barely understood, and could not truly engage, Gall argues that Pakistan fueled the Taliban and protected Osama bin Laden for the entire duration of the American invasion and occupation."@en ;
    schema:description "The Taliban surrender -- The people turn -- Pakistan's protégés -- The Taliban in exile -- Al Qaeda regroups -- The wrong enemy in the wrong country -- The Taliban return -- The suicide bomb factory -- Militancy explodes in Pakistan -- The Taliban close their grip -- Karzai's turn -- Obama's surge -- Osama's safe haven -- Springtime in Zangabad."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1372418486> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The wrong enemy : America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014"@en ;
    schema:productID "854944294" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780544046696> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/854944294> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1372418486#Place/pakistan_united_states> # Pakistan--United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Pakistan--United States." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1372418486#Place/united_states_afghanistan> # United States--Afghanistan.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States--Afghanistan." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1372418486#Place/united_states_pakistan> # United States--Pakistan.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States--Pakistan." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1372418486#Topic/politics_and_government> # Politics and government
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Politics and government"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2004004460> # Afghan War, 2001-
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Afghan War, 2001-"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205406> # Afghanistan.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Afghanistan." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210275> # Pakistan.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Pakistan." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1695175> # Afghan War (2001-)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "Afghan War (2001-)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1907412> # Diplomatic relations
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Diplomatic relations"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/121766659> # Taliban.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Taliban." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/146854719> # Pakistan. Inter Services Intelligence.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Pakistan. Inter Services Intelligence." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/151552546> # Qaida (Organization)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Qaida (Organization)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/65758418> # Carlotta Gall
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Gall" ;
    schema:givenName "Carlotta" ;
    schema:name "Carlotta Gall" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780544046696>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:description "hardcover" ;
    schema:isbn "0544046692" ;
    schema:isbn "9780544046696" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.