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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Good Warby Jack Fairweather

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 29.99

    In the earliest years of the war in Afghanistan, after the Taliban fell to an American-led coalition, the fight there appeared to be a triumph—a “good war? in comparison to the debacle in Iraq. Now, thirteen years after it began, it has turned into the longest war in U.S. history, as well as the most profligate; at an estimated $4 to $6 trillion,... more...

  • The Afghan Warby Anthony Tucker-Jones

    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...

  • Embedby Nick Allen

    The History Press 2014; US$ 24.78

    Between 2006 and 2013 journalist Nick Allen travelled to Afghanistan to 'embed' himself with soldiers on the front in the war against the Taliban. He was posted with military units from many countries, including Britain, America, Finland, Poland, Sweden, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Denmark and Estonia, and spent time with the Royal Gurkha Rifles,... more...

  • Arab Regionalismby Silvia Ferabolli

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Arab regionalism details and examines the power relations involved in the making of an Arab region. On an empirical level, this book concentrates on the drawing of topographic and ideational boundaries in the Arab region, on Arab regional organizations, on the functional cooperation among Arab states and institutions, and on the socio-cultural... more...

  • Where the Streams Meetby Harriet Curtis-Lowe

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 9.99

    A romance that crossed continents ... A tour of duty ... A spiritual awakening.True story of how the author, a Flight Lieutenant in the RAF, met and married an Indian man; and of how exposure to different cultures led her on a spiritual journey from 'party girl' to learning about, and being transformed by, Hinduism in India, and Islam during... more...

  • 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...

  • Iran?s Influence in Afghanistanby Alireza Nader; Ali G. Scotten; Ahmad Idrees Rahmani; Robert Stewart; Leila Mahnad

    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...

  • In the Hands of the Talibanby Yvonne Ridley

    Pavilion Books Company Limited 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...