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  • 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...

  • What the Thunder Saidby Lieutenant-Colonel John Conrad

    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...

  • Islam in the Middle Ages: The Origins and Shaping of Classical Islamic Civilizationby Jacob Lassner; Michael Bonner

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 54.95

    In the Middle Ages, a varied and vibrant Islamic culture flourished in all its aspects, from religious institutions to legal and scientific endeavors. Lassner, Reisman, and Bonner detail how all three montheist traditions are linked to the same sacred history. They trace the most current scholarship on the Arabian background to Islam, the prophet's... more...

  • The Arab Worldby Elizabeth Warnock Fernea; Robert A. Fernea

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.95

    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...

  • The Last Warlordby Brian Glyn Williams

    Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    Chronicling the spectacular rise to power of General Abdul Rashid Dostum, this is an intimate profile of the one of the most powerful warlords to have dominated Afghanistan in the years since the Soviet withdrawal in the late 1980s. His rise from simple peasant villager to warrior against the repressive policies of the Taliban and Al Qaeda is told... more...

  • The A to Z of Afghan Wars, Revolutions and Insurgenciesby Ludwig W. Adamec

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99

    All the information currently available on the endless chain of wars stretching over two and a half centuries is traced in The A to Z of Afghan Wars, Revolutions and Insurgencies . It consists of the American involvement in Afghanistan since October 2001 as well as individual campaigns, including tactics and logistics of skirmishes, the weapons used,... more...

  • The Afghan War in 2013: Meeting the Challenges of Transitionby Anthony H. Cordesman; Bryan Gold; Ashley Hess

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 44.99

    After more than a decade of fighting in Afghanistan, the United States and its allies are set to transfer security responsibilities to Afghan forces in 2014. This transition poses many challenges, and much will depend on the future of Afghan politics, governance, corruption, development, security, and economics. How the United States manages the... more...

  • The Afghan War in 2013: Meeting the Challenges of Transitionby Anthony H. Cordesman; Bryan Gold; Ashley Hess

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 49.99

    After more than a decade of fighting in Afghanistan, the United States and its allies are set to transfer security responsibilities to Afghan forces in 2014. This transition poses many challenges, and much will depend on the future of Afghan politics, governance, corruption, development, security, and economics. How the United States manages the... more...

  • Afghanistan After the Drawdownby Gerald F. Hyman

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 34.99

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

  • The Patrolby Ryan Flavelle

    HarperCollins Canada 2013; Not Available

    In 2008, Ryan Flavelle, a reservist in the Canadian Army and a student at the University of Calgary, volunteered to serve in Afghanistan. For seven months, twenty-four-year-old Flavelle, a signaller attached to the Princess Patricia?s Canadian Light Infantry, endured the extreme heat, the long hours and the occasional absurdity of life as a Canadian... more...