The Afghan Solution: The Inside Story of Abdul Haq, the CIA and How Western Hubris Lost Afghanistan (BOK)

Lucy Morgan Edwards

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Published in time for the tenth anniversary of the Afghan war, this explosive book exposes how the West lost its chance to rout the Taliban and stabilise Afghanistan. In late 2001, a group of Afghan tribal leaders met to plan how to topple the Taliban. Within weeks the plan was in tatters, thwarted by the West, and the group's leader, Abdul Haq, assassinated by the Taliban. Lucy Morgan Edwards's investigation into Haq's tragic mission led her to Taliban ministers, warlords, spies and two American Republican brothers who financed Haq's venture. Based on the author's own experience of the war in Afghanistan, this book reveals how a solution to the war was lost and why it matters today.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Lucy Morgan Edwards
ISBN 9780956844903
Antall sider 368 Dimensjoner 15,9cm x 24,1cm x 3,6cm
Vekt 885 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Political structure & processes, Political control & freedoms