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User Review  - PCorrigan - LibraryThing

Interesting and important reading even in 2017 with the basic facts leading up to 9/11 pretty well known by anyone who has devoted even modest attention to the subject. Where the book excels in my ... Read full review

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User Review  - ProfH - LibraryThing

Fascinating and depressing read--This is a good one for anyone who thinks that foreign relations aren't that complicated or who misses out on the necessity of knowing a region's history before entangling his or her country in a conflict. Read full review

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User Review  - Schmerguls - LibraryThing

4804. Ghost Wars The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 11, 2001 by Steve Coll (read 11 Mar 2011) (Pulitzer Nonfiction prize in 2005) I read ... Read full review

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User Review  - Schmerguls - LibraryThing

I read this because it won the Pulitzer Nonfiction prize in 2005. It is an excellently researched book and clearly written, detailing carefully the events from Dec 1979 in Afghanistan till Sep 10 ... Read full review

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User Review  - iftyzaidi - LibraryThing

This is an outstanding account of American policy towards Afghanistan from about 1977 till September 2001 and more specifically about CIA operations within that country and aimed at dealing with the ... Read full review

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User Review  - iftyzaidi - LibraryThing

This is an outstanding account of American policy towards Afghanistan from about 1977 till September 2001 and more specifically about CIA operations within that country and aimed at dealing with the ... Read full review

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User Review  - cblaker - LibraryThing

This book is essential reading for anyone interested in the War on Terror or Afghanistan. The list of important people in the beginning of the book is helpful when trying to keep track of all the ... Read full review

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User Review  - chriskrycho - LibraryThing

An outstanding book whose contents were infuriating. Read full review

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User Review  - olfmanl - LibraryThing

This book is well-researched and thorough. The writing style is journalistic. Read full review

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User Review  - Black821Library - LibraryThing

my son is in Afghanistan so this history helped me understand his job Read full review


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