Afghanistan: A Military History from Alexander the Great to the War Against the Taliban (Google eBook)
For over 2,500 years, the forbidding territory of Afghanistan has served as a vital crossroads for armies and has witnessed history-shaping clashes between civilizations: Greek, Arab, Mongol, and Tartar, and, in more recent times, British, Russian, and American. When U.S. troops entered Afghanistan in the weeks following September 11, 2001, they overthrew the Afghan Taliban regime and sent the terrorists it harbored on the run. But Americaís initial easy victory is in sharp contrast to the difficulties it faces today in confronting the Taliban resurgence.
Originally published in 2002, Stephen Tannerís Afghanistan has now been completely updated to include the crucial turn of events since America first entered the country.
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Review: AfghanistanUser Review - Dawn - Goodreads
This is a historical war story. I was very interested in the Afghanistan history so that is why I read it. I definitely learned a lot from it but it is like reading a history book. So if you want to ... Read full review
Review: AfghanistanUser Review - Subroto Chattopadhyay - Goodreads
I liked the the build up over 2000 years, didn't know much about what happened in Afghanistan at tha time, with Peter HopKirk's Great Game it comes together. Read full review
ALEXANDER THE GREAT
THE PRIZE OF CONQUEST
THE RISE OF AFGHANISTAN
THE GREAT GAME
THE TRIUMPH OF THE TRIBES
THE RISE OF THE TALIBAN