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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


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

  • The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan


    J. Kael Weston spent seven years on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan working for the U.S. State Department. Upon…

  • My Enemy`s Enemy: India in Afghanistan From The Soviet Invasion to The US Withdrawal


    The archetype of 'my enemy's enemy is my friend', India's political and economic presence in Afghanistan is often viewed as…

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  • Fixing Failed States: A Framework for Rebuilding a Fractured World


    Be The First to Review This Book Author: Ashraf Ghani, Clare Lockhart ISBN: 9780195398618 Binding: Paperback - 2008 Pages: 264

  • Understanding Afghanistan: Collection of Articles 2001-2012


    Be The First to Review This Book Author: Shah Mahmood Miakhel ISBN: 9789936500204 Binding: Hardback - 2012 Pages: 312

  • Insurgency Counter Insurgency: Challenge to State, Security, Stability, Prosperity


    CONTENTS : Section - I: A Theoratical Understanding Insurgency and Counter Insurgency Prof. Dr. ham Khalid Section - II: Counter…

  • Afghanistan: Identity, Society and Politics Since 1980


    Over the last three decades Afghanistan has been plagued by crisis – from Soviet invasion in 1979 and Taliban rule…

  • Lions of Kandahar: The Story of a Fight Against All Odds


    One of the most critical battles of the Afghan War is now revealed as never before. Lions of Kandahar is…

  • Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan


    From William Dalrymple—award-winning historian, journalist and travel writer—a masterly retelling of what was perhaps the West’s greatest imperial disaster in…

  • The Great Game in Afghanistan: Rajiv Gandhi, General Zia and The Unending War


    Afghanistan is one of the pulse points of the violent and insidiously interconnected conflicts that grip South Asia today. At…

  • 88 Days to Kandahar: A CIA Diary

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    The “first” Afghan War, a CIA war in response to 9/11, was directed by the CIA Station Chief in Islamabad.…

  • Left of Boom: How a Young CIA Case Officer Penetrated the Taliban and Al-Qaeda


    The explosive New York Times bestseller! On September 11, 2001, Doug Laux was a freshman in college, on the path…