The Middle East, June 2009
“Illuminates the broad historical context into which our forces have been drawn…[A] carefully researched account.”
Highly recommended is you have any interest in the subject at all.Published 19 days ago by Rabbit the Reader
An historical description of military might against a fractured militant peoples.
Its as if each blunder were erased so as to make the next less apparent.
This was an easy to read history of that country. Probably something everyone would find informative. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Book lover
the author does an excellent job providing a coherent military history of Afghanistan, though the British campaigns seem tedious and bland compared to earlier military campaigns. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Jaqh
I don't think people understand who and what we are up against over there. QUIT is not an option for the afghans. Our government doesn't understand either. Read morePublished 10 months ago by James Mathis
A great source for the history of Afghanistan. Provides in depth analysis of Afghanistan's history. Anyone interested in how afghanistan has progressed should read this book.Published 12 months ago by Cody Gragg
Story teller Stephen Tanner has done a fine job of presenting Afghanistan history. It a good read that keeps your interest while telling the story of empire building and collapsing... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Arturo del Swego
A clear delineation of the events that have shaped this south Asian country. A good analysis of what has gone wrong in US attempt to stabilize that region.Published 14 months ago by Lala