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Review: Ghost Wars

Editorial Review - - Robert Finn

"Afghanistanism" used to be a derisive term in the newspaper world. It meant playing up news from obscure faroff places while neglecting what was going wrong on your own home turf. No longer. Very few countries worldwide have been more important to the US over the past quarter century than this remote, primitive, landlocked and littleunderstood area tucked in between Iran, Pakistan and the former ... Read full review

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In the early 1980s, a Palestinian ideologue named Abdullah Azzam was coordinating the jihad from Peshawar, near the Afghanistan border. Azzam, who also taught at Islamabad’s International Islamic ... Read full review

Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001

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A Pulitzer Prize winner who covered Afghanistan for the Washington Post from 1989 to 1992, Coll explains how long and how deeply we've been entrenched there. Read full review

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Indeed the book Ghost Wars will be mile stone for future historians and researchers of cold war and American proxy war in Afghanistan.

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very good, partway into it very good so far

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Anxious to read the book.

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