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  • Where Youth and Laughter Goby Seth W.B. Folsom

    Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    Where Youth and Laughter Go: With The Cutting Edge? in Afghanistan completes LtCol Seth Folsom?s recounting of his personal experiences in command over a decade of war. It is the culminating chapter of a trilogy that began with The Highway War: A Marine Company Commander in Iraq in 2006 and continued with In the Gray Area: A Marine Advisor Team... more...

  • Hubris, Self-Interest, and America's Failed War in Afghanistanby Thomas P. Cavanna

    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...

  • Muslim Civilizationby M. Umer Chapra

    Kube Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 14.95

    What were the reasons for the decline in Muslim civilisation and can that change be reversed? more...

  • Die Erfindung des Anderenby Thomas Kieschnick

    Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 15.26

    Spätestens seit Beginn ihres militärischen und entwicklungspolitischen Engagements in Afghanistan im Jahr 2001 ist die Bundesrepublik bemüht, Wissen über die Bevölkerung des zentralasiatischen Landes zu sammeln. Daraus wurden zahlreiche Dokumente hervorgebracht, die deutsche Vorstellungen zu Identität, Bedürfnissen, Wünschen, Fähigkeiten und Mängeln... more...

  • Walking the Precipiceby Barbara Bick

    The Feminist Press at CUNY 2015; US$ 14.95

    A human rights activist in Afghanistan witnesses the start of the "War on Terror." more...

  • Call Sign Extortion 17by Don Brown

    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...

  • Australia and Canada in Afghanistanby Jack Cunningham; William Maley

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 14.99

    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...

  • Strategic Narratives, Public Opinion and Warby Beatrice De Graaf; George Dimitriu; Jens Ringsmose

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Afghanistan after the Western Drawdownby Rohan Gunaratna; Douglas Woodall

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 84.99

    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...

  • The Dogs are Eating Them Nowby Graeme Smith

    Counterpoint 2015; US$ 26.00

    The Dogs are Eating Them Now is a highly personal narrative of our war in Afghanistan and how it went dangerously wrong. Written by a respected and fearless former foreign correspondent who has won multiple awards for his journalism (including an Emmy for the video series "Talking with the Taliban") this is a gripping account of modern warfare that... more...