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  • On the Trail of a Lion Ahmed Shah Massoud: Oil Politics and Terror

    $40.00

    In this book, author Andrew Ronald shares his experiences with the legendary Lion of Panjshir, Afghan leader Ahmed Shah Massoud.…

  • The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban

    $20.00

    As a former star reporter for NPR, Sarah Chayes developed a devoted listenership for her on-site reports on conflicts around…

  • Gulbuddin Hekmatyar: An Afghan Trail from Jihad to Terrorism

    $25.00

    On the life and activities of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, b. 1948, leader of the Islamic Party (Hizb-i Islami) of Afghanistan. Author:…

  • The Age of Jihad: Islamic State and the Great War for the Middle East

    $45.00

    From the award-winning author of The Rise of Islamic State, the essential story of the Middle East's disintegrationThe Age of…

  • Afghanistan’s Islam: From Conversion to the Taliban

    $89.00

    This book provides the first overview of the history and development of Islam in Afghanistan. Written by leading international experts,…

  • The Last Warlord: The Life and Legend of Dostum, the Afghan Warrior Who Led US Special Forces to Topple the Taliban Regime

    $30.00

    The Last Warlord tells the spellbinding story of the legendary Afghan warlord Abdul Rashid Dostum, a larger-than-life figure who guided…

  • Doomed in Afghanistan: A UN Officer’s Memoir of the Fall of Kabul and Najibullah’s Failed Escape, 1992

    $40.00

    To understand more deeply the tragic events of September 11, 2001, it is critical to know Afghanistan’s recent and turbulent…

  • Afghanistan: A Military History from Alexander the Great to the Fall of the Taliban

    $25.00

    For over 2,500 years, the forbidding territory of Afghanistan has served as a vital crossroads--not only for armies but also…

  • A Rock Between Hard Places: Afghanistan as an Arena of Regional Insecurity

    $38.00

    Based on a careful reading of the recent political and economic history of the region, and of Great Power rivalry…

  • A Kingdom of Their Own: The Family Karzai and the Afghan Disaster

    $45.00

    At the center of this story is the Karzai family. President Hamid Karzai and his brothers began the war as…

  • The Envoy: From Kabul To The White House, My Journey Through a Turbulent World

    $45.00

    Also available in: Persian and Pashto Zalmay Khalilzad grew up in a traditional family in the ancient city of Mazar-i-Sharif,…

  • A Military History of Afghanistan: From the Great Game to the Global War on Terror

    $35.00

    Looking beyond persistent stereotypes and generalizations--e.g., the "graveyard of empires" designation emerging from the Anglo-Afghan wars of the 19th century…

  • Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History

    $25.00

    Afghanistan is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand how a land conquered and ruled by foreign dynasties for…