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- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
The war in Afghanistan is over ten years old. It has cost countless lives and hundreds of billions of pounds. Politicians talk of progress, but the violence is worse than ever. In this powerful and shocking exposé from the front lines in Helmand province, leading journalist and documentary-maker Ben Anderson (HBO, Panorama, and Dispatches) shows... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 64.99
The United Nations mediator for the Afghanistan conflict and a foreign policy analyst provide their own interpretations of the negotiations that helped to end the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. They describe how the ideological hard line taken by the Reagan administration prolonged the conflict. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 42.00
Unlike other regional organizations such as the European Union, which are founded on geography, the League of Arab States, or Arab League, is based on a shared culture and rooted in a common language. The Arab League is also charged with co-coordinating commercial relationships, passports, visas, and health issues. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 12.99
In the ten years since Anchor first published Elizabeth and Robert Fernea's award-winning The Arab World: Personal Encounters , vast political and economic shifts have taken place: the end of the Iran/Iraq War and the Lebanese civil war; the outbreak of the Gulf War; the historic 1993 peace accords between Israel and the Palestinians, to name just... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00
The September 11, 2001, terror attacks orchestrated by al-Qaeda prompted the United States to declare a "War on Terror." When the Taliban government of Afghanistan refused to extradite al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, an American-led coalition went to war with Afghanistan, overthrowing the Taliban government. However, the coalition did not... more...
- Dundurn Press 2008; US$ 29.95
By every principle of war, every shred of military logic, logistics support to Canada's Task Force Orion in Afghanistan should have collapsed in July 2006. There are few countries that offer a greater challenge to logistics than Afghanistan, and yet Canadian soldiers lived through an enormous test on this deadly international stage - a monumental... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2008; US$ 42.95
Many have questioned the wisdom of the international intervention in Afghanistan in light of the escalation of violence and instability in the country in the past few years. Particularly uncertain are Canadians, who have been inundated with media coverage of an increasingly dirty war in southern Afghanistan, one in which Canadians are at the frontline... more...
- Scribe Publications 2011; US$ 24.99
Kim Barker is not your typical, impassive foreign correspondent ? she is candid, self-deprecating, and funny. At first an awkward newbie in Afghanistan, she grows into a wisecracking, seasoned reporter with grave concerns about the ability of US might to win hearts and minds in the region. As she does the ?Taliban shuffle? between conflict zones, Barker... more...