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  • Confronting the Chaosby Sean M. Maloney

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    While there is a vast amount of literature available on Iraqi operations, until now little has been written about the counterinsurgency and stabilization operations in Afghanistan. With this book, a Canadian military historian, who has observed field operations in Afghanistan since 2003, offers a clear view of what is happening in that country. It... more...

  • Coming of the Aerial War, Theby Amin Saikal

    I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 35.00

    The West Asian states of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq and Iran have over the last few decades represented an arc of crisis. Characterised by fractured and dysfunctional political elites, fraught economic policies, and ideological struggles between the forces of authoritarianism and democratisation, neo-fundamentalism and pluralism, they embody a mosaic... 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 Taliban: Afghanistan's Most Lethal Insurgentsby Mark Silinsky

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 52.00

    Understand the complexities of the most lethal insurgent group of America's longest war?the Taliban. more...

  • American Spartanby Ann Scott Tyson

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    Lawrence of Arabia meets Sebastian Junger?s War in this unique, poignantly dramatic true story of heroism and heartbreak in Afghanistan, written by a veteran war correspondent?one of the most remarkable stories of love and war ever told. Army Special Forces Major Jim Gant changed the face of America?s war effort in Afghanistan. A decorated Green... more...

  • American Spartanby Ann Scott Tyson

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 19.99

    Lawrence of Arabia meets Sebastian Junger?s War in this unique, poignantly dramatic true story of heroism and heartbreak in Afghanistan, written by a veteran war correspondent?one of the most remarkable stories of love and war ever told. Army Special Forces Major Jim Gant changed the face of America?s war effort in Afghanistan. A decorated Green... more...

  • Alle Wege sind offenby Roger Perret

    Lenos Verlag 2014; US$ 9.49

    Im Juni 1939 fuhren die Journalistinnen und Schriftstellerinnen Annemarie Schwarzenbach und Ella Maillart mit dem Auto nach Afghanistan. "Alle Wege sind offen" präsentiert eine Auswahl von Annemarie Schwarzenbachs Artikeln - Feuilletons, Reportagen und Erzählungen - über diese abenteuerliche Fahrt und lässt die Leserinnen und Leser an der äußeren und... more...

  • 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...