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  • Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgencyby Thomas Johnson; Barry Zellen

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 45.00 US$ 40.99

    The authors of Culture, Conflict and Counterinsurgency contend that an enduring victory can still be achieved in Afghanistan. However, to secure it we must better understand the cultural foundations of the continuing conflicts that rage across Afghanistan and neighboring Pakistan, and shift our strategy from an attritional engagement to a smarter... more...

  • Afghanistan After the Drawdownby Gerald F. Hyman

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 40.99

    Three primary factors will define post-2014 Afghanistan: security, governance and economic growth. These factors are detailed in this recent report. more...

  • The Taliban: Afghanistan's Most Lethal Insurgentsby Mark Silinsky

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 52.00

    Battle hardened, tribally oriented, and deeply committed to its cause, the Taliban has proven itself resourceful, adaptable, and often successful. As such, the Taliban presents a counterinsurgency puzzle for which the United States has yet to identify effective military tactics, information operations, and Coalition developmental policies. Written... more...

  • Embedby Nick Allen

    The History Press 2014; US$ 11.99

    In 2007, journalist Nick Allen quit a secure job in Pakistan as a news agency writer to experience the life of foreign troops fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan. Over several years he journeyed as an embedded reporter with a dozen armies, working his way through placid backwaters to remote, savage hotspots where daily clashes with insurgent forces... more...

  • Lost Decencyby Atta Arghandiwal

    Influence Publishing Inc 2014; US$ 9.99

    Every refugee’s story deserves to be heard, but many memoirs written by exiles represent the country’s more privileged classes with money and means. In Lost Decency, Arghandiwal shares the Afghan people’s untold story, embodied in his turbulent journey to escape the war-torn country. Lost Decency is a best-selling memoir and an IBPA... more...

  • Arab Regionalismby Silvia Ferabolli

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Arab regionalism details and examines the power relations involved in the making of an Arab region. On an empirical level, this book concentrates on the drawing of topographic and ideational boundaries in the Arab region, on Arab regional organizations, on the functional cooperation among Arab states and institutions, and on the socio-cultural infra-structure... more...

  • Australia and Canada in Afghanistanby Jack Cunningham; William Maley

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 9.99

    Following the attacks of September 11, 2001, Australia and Canada joined the U.S. and other Western allies in attacking al-Qaeda bases in Afghanistan. In the book, a stellar group of academic and political experts explore the Canadian and Australian experiences in Afghanistan. more...

  • In the Hands of the Talibanby Yvonne Ridley

    Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    Yvonne Ridley's terrifying 10 day detainment by the Taliban regime in Afghanistan struck a chord that continues to resonate around the world. At a time when the world was plunged into a state of unprecedented chaos and uncertainty following the terrorist atrocities in the US, Yvonne faced the ordeal of her life. Captured by the Taliban as she attempted... more...

  • Fighting Seasonby Graham Lee

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2012; US$ 11.99

    The 'fighting season' in Afghanistan is that strange annual pattern of the local fighters who re-emerge every year, apparently undaunted. So there is something wry about these reflections, by a much-admired British parachute officer, on the real-life experience of our country mission to promote democracy and cut off terrorism in Afghanistan - and of... more...

  • Flawed Patriotby Tara Stockton

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 19.95

    William K. Harvey was the CIA?s most daring and successful field operator during the tense, early days of the Cold War. Extremely intelligent, a dedicated martini drinker, coarse in manner and appearance, both loved and hated, he was larger than life. But just as Harvey reached his zenith, fate and personal flaws caused his swift, dramatic downfall.... more...