From Library Journal
-Marcia L. Sprules, Council on Foreign Relations Lib., New York
Copyright 2000 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Gripping tale of a war torn, ravaged peoples. Such a tragedy that a nation's tale unfolds like a paperback thriller.Published 26 days ago by Aditya Ganju
After watching an interview with Henry Rollins where he discusses getting removed from a flight in 2002 for reading this book, I had to check it out. Boy am I glad I did. Read morePublished 1 month ago by The Original Dougie
Good history of the Taliban and the Political decisions of the West that allowed them to come to power.Published 1 month ago by Michael W Crowley
An excellent read of the background of the Taliban. In some ways even more valuable since it was written before 9/11. Read morePublished 1 month ago by R.L.D.
Explains the underlying causes of the phenomenon. This book does a great job of demystifying the prejudices, assumptions and thoughts about the region, the people and the actors... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jake Gay
Very complex book written from an islamic perspective. Good, but hard to follow all the key players. Rashid is thorough. Read morePublished 3 months ago by TD
Amazing book on the Taliban written from a pre-9/11 perspective, although as relevant then as it is now. Read morePublished 4 months ago by NorCalDoc