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Karzai The Failing American Intervention and the Struggle for Afghanistan

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ISBN-10: 0470134003

ISBN-13: 9780470134009

Edition: 2007

Authors: Nick B. Mills

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This is Hamid Karzai's own amazing story, as revealed in a series of exclusive interviews. This intimate portrait of Karzai as few know him tells of his improbable rise, from his birth as the son of a Pashtun tribal chief to the presidency of Afghanistan at one of modern history's most dramatic moments. The author draws on his own twenty-year association with Afghanistan and his long acquaintance with Karzai to provide context to what Karzai told him and to discuss subjects that a sitting president is reluctant to discuss. The book also raises tough questions about Karzai's leadership, the west's commitment to Afghanistan, and the prospects for the long-term survival of Afghanistan's…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited
Publication date: 8/1/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 5.95" wide x 8.69" long x 0.93" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

A Brief History of Afghanistan
Hamid Karzai
The Beginning of Jihad
Defeating a Superpower
Losing the Peace: As the World Withdraws
The Rise of the Taliban
September 11, 2001: The War on Terror Begins in Afghanistan
The Fall of the Taliban: A New Beginning for Afghanistan
Building a New Afghanistan
Progress, Promise, and Problems: The Road Ahead