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The tragedy of Afghanistan

a first-hand account

by Raja Anwar

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Published by Verso in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Afghanistan
    • Subjects:
    • Afghanistan -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1979-1989.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRaja Anwar ; translated from the Urdu by Khalid Hasan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS371.2 .A59 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 286 p. ;
      Number of Pages286
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2030564M
      ISBN 100860912086
      LC Control Number88006074

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        “In Fool’s Errand, Scott Horton masterfully explains the tragedy of America’s longest war and makes the case for immediate withdrawal. I highly recommend this excellent book on America’s futile and self-defeating occupation of Afghanistan.” — Daniel Ellsberg, Pentagon Papers whistleblower and author of The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner.   Khaled Hosseini first took us on a tumultuous journey to s Afghanistan in the best-seller The Kite Runner, and followed it up in with .

        Extortion The Mission and the Tragedy in Afghanistan In The Final Mission of Extort Ed Darack details the shootdown of a U.S. helicopter in Afghanistan Author: Catherine Putz.   The books provide details of his growing anger with the West, his return to Afghanistan after being expelled from Sudan, his close financial and personal ties with the Taliban, the U.S. attack on his camps, and the various U.S. maneuverings to get him out of Afghanistan. Rashid chronicles the growing influence of bin Laden on the Taliban.


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