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"Certainly the finest historical narrative so far on the origins of al Qaeda in the post-Soviet rubble of Afghanistan . . . Ghost Wars provides fresh details and helps explain the motivations behind many crucial decisions."
-The New York Times Book Review
Steve Coll is most recently the author of the New York Times bestseller The Bin Ladens. He is the president of the New America Foundation, a nonpartisan public policy institute headquartered in Washington, D.C., and a staff writer for The New Yorker. Previously heworked for twenty years at The Washington Post, where he received a Pulitzer Prize for explanatory journalism in 1990. He is the author of six other books, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller Ghost Wars.See all Product Description
The book is well-detailed and very clear for the amount of information it covers. However, I felt very cold and distant from the narrative.Published 6 months ago by reluctantm
This is a very detailed, and well written, history of the relationship between the CIA and various parties in Afghanistan. Read morePublished on March 3 2013 by Anonymous
This is a hugely informative and well researched book on the War on Terror and Afghanistan. I have never encountered a more well researched book on this topic in my life. Read morePublished on Aug. 26 2011 by Mr. Jones