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  • 102 Days of Warby Yaniv Barzilai

    Potomac Books Inc. 2014; US$ 24.95

    Using a broad array of sources, including interviews with top-level U.S. officials at every level of the war effort, Barzilai concludes that the failure to kill bin Laden and destroy al Qaeda at the Battle of Tora Bora was not only the result of a failure in tactics but, more importantly, the product of failures in policy and leadership. more...

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

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    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...

  • The Soviet-Afghan Warby Anthony Tucker-Jones

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 8.99

    This photographic history of the Soviet-Afghan War of 1979 to 1989 gives a fascinating insight into a grim conflict that prefigured the American-led campaign in that country. In an unequal struggle, the mujahedeen resisted for ten years, then triumphed over Moscow. For the Soviet Union, the futile intervention has been compared to the similar humiliation... more...

  • NATO in Afghanistanby David P. Auerswald; Stephen M. Saideman

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    Modern warfare is almost always multilateral to one degree or another, requiring countries to cooperate as allies or coalition partners. Yet as the war in Afghanistan has made abundantly clear, multilateral cooperation is neither straightforward nor guaranteed. Countries differ significantly in what they are willing to do and how and where they are... more...

  • The Wars of Afghanistanby Peter Tomsen

    PublicAffairs 2013; US$ 25.99

    This revelatory, unprecedented, insider?s account of Afghanistan?s history since the 1970s, and of U.S. involvement, is indispensable reading for anyone concerned about the current war more...

  • Johann Heinrich Hottingerby Jan Loop

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 124.99

    The Reformed Church historian and orientalist Johann Heinrich Hottinger (1620-1667) is a key figure in the history of Arabic and Islamic studies in early modern Europe. His life and his work have been almost completely neglected and there has never been a full-length study on Hottinger. This book presents a thorough documentation of Hottinger's... more...

  • Soldier Repatriationby Kaare Dahl Martinsen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95

    Britain, Denmark and Germany all deployed soldiers soon after the 9/11 attacks, yet their role in Afghanistan and the casualty rates suffered, have been vastly different. This book looks at how their casualties influenced the framing of the war by analysing the political discourse about the casualties, how the media covered the repatriation and the... more...

  • Life Inside the Bubbleby Dan Bongino

    WND Books 2013; US$ 19.95

    He swore to take a bullet for the President and left it all behind to take a bullet for the American people  Why would a successful, twelve-year Secret Service agent resign his position in the prime of his career to run for political office against all the odds?   Why is it that the Washington DC "Bubble," a haze of lobbyists, cronyists,... more...

  • Searching for Excellence in Islamic Studies: A South East Asia Perspectiveby Glenn Hardaker; Raja-Jamilah Raja-Yusof; Fadila Grine

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00

    Searching for excellence in Islamic Studies, within the unique perspective of South East Asia, provides a rather unique insight into a number of methods and techniques particularly relative to Malaysia. The special issue provides a distinctive opportunity for the exploration of an Islamic Studies discipline looking beyond curricula by investigating... more...

  • Der blinde Spiegelby Klaus Naumann

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2013; US$ 27.99

    Hauptbeschreibung Nicht jeder Blick in den Spiegel ist schmeichelhaft. Der Spiegel, der Deutschland durch den Afghanistaneinsatz entgegengehalten wird, wirft ein problembeladenes Bild zurück. Die blinden Flecken auf diesem Spiegel verdecken Realitäten und verwischen Konturen. Afghanistan ist ein Musterbeispiel deutscher Sicherheits- und Verteidigungspolitik.... more...