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- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.50
This book examines the experiences of a range of countries in the conflict in Afghanistan, with particular focus on the demands of operating within a diverse coalition of states. After laying out the challenges of the Afghan conflict in terms of objectives, strategy, and mission, case studies of 15 coalition members?each written by a country expert?discuss... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 109.99
This book describes the conduct of the US-led post-9/11 war in Afghanistan via a long-term historical perspective. It investigates the reasons behind Washington?s entrapment in a self-sustaining overreach, emphasizing policy mistakes made in late 2001 and the contradictions associated with foreign-led democratization and state-building. 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This volume explores the way governments endeavoured to build and maintain public support for the war in Afghanistan, combining new insights on the effects of strategic narratives with an exhaustive series of case studies. In contemporary wars, with public opinion impacting heavily on outcomes, strategic narratives provide a grid for interpreting... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 87.99
Al Qaeda, the Afghan Taliban, and their allies are poised to return to Afghanistan and the Mujahidin in Pakistan may once again draw the support of pools of fighters. Experts from the countries discussed explain the post-2014 key strategic decisions that face policymakers in Afghanistan, the United States, and the region. more...
- Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 16.99
Drugs, war and terrorism were the unholy trinity that brought the US-led air campaign crashing down on the Taliban regime in Afghanistan in October 2001 in Operation Enduring Freedom, and this photographic history is a graphic introduction to it. The immediate aim was to eject the Taliban from power, and to capture or kill the al-Qaeda leader Osama... more...
- 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...