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Ghosts of Afghanistan : hard truths and foreign myths

Author: Jonathan Steele
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a study of the wars in Afghanistan by the veteran reporter who has had exclusive access to the WikiLeaks document cache on the politics, corruption, and warfare that has afflicted the country.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Steele
ISBN: 9781582437873 1582437874
OCLC Number: 711052096
Description: 437 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Where are we now --
The Soviet invasion --
The Gorbachev effect --
Reconciliation fails --
Mujahedin disaster --
Taliban takover --
Taliban toppled --
Who killed Asaq? --
Back to the warlords --
Taliban resurgent --
Obama and Karzai: the odd couple --
Talking to the Taliban: how the war ends --
The girl with the missing nose --
A dangerous neighborhood.
Responsibility: Jonathan Steele.
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