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- Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 8.02
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...
- RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95
This study explores Iranian influence in Afghanistan and the implications for the United States after most U.S. forces depart Afghanistan in 2016. Iran has substantial economic, political, cultural, and religious leverage in Afghanistan. Although Iran will attempt to shape a post-2014 Afghanistan, Iran and the United States share core interests: to... more...
- Nicolaische Verlagsbuchhandlung 2012; US$ 4.76
In Israel werden sie »Talibanfrauen« genannt: ultraorthodoxe Jüdinnen, die im Namen der Tugend ihre weiblichen Formen unter mehreren Lagen Stoff verbergen. In diesem Buch wird die Geschichte eines Jungen erzählt, dessen Mutter sich zunehmend radikalisiert. Zurückgezogen in ihrer Glaubensgemeinschaft lebend, verwehrt sie auch ihren Kindern den Kontakt... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 21.95
On the eve of the American Civil War, Wade Hampton, one of the wealthiest men in the South and indeed the United States, remained loyal to his native South Carolina as it seceded from the Union. Raising his namesake Hampton Legion of soldiers, he eventually became a lieutenant general of Confederate cavalry after the death of the legendary J. E. B.... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 27.50
As the bloodshed in Iraq intensified in 2005, Afghanistan quickly faded from the nation?s front pages to become the ?other war,? supposedly going well and largely ignored. In fact, the insurgency in Afghanistan was about to break out with renewed force, the drug problem was worsening, and international coordination was losing focus. That July, Ronald... more...
- Lyons Press 2015; US$ 23.99
A devastating " Black Hawk Down" of the war in Afghanistan, the deadliest day for the U.S. in 12 years of that conflict?and a military investigation that covered up evidence of an inside job by the Taliban to avenge Bin Laden's death by taking out a unit of Navy SEAL Team Six more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 29.95
In this gripping, firsthand account, Daniel Green tells the story of U.S. efforts to oust the Taliban insurgency from the desolate southern Afghan province of Uruzgan. Nestled between the Hindu Kush mountains and the sprawling wasteland of the Margow and Khash Deserts, Uruzgan is a microcosm of U.S. efforts to prevent Afghanistan from falling to the... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 24.95
In October 2001, the Bush administration sent Amb. James F. Dobbins, who had overseen nation-building efforts in Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, and Kosovo, to war-torn Afghanistan to help the Afghans assemble a successor government to the Taliban. From warlords to exiled royalty, from turbaned tribal chieftains to elegant émigré intellectuals, Ambassador... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 26.95
Since the United Nations adopted the principle of self-determination in 1945, great powers have found that military strength is no guarantee of success in small wars fought against insurgents who use guerrilla and terrorist tactics. The author argues that it is well past time for Americans to understand that military victory is usually beyond their... more...