The Afghanistan wars
William Maley provides an authoritative account of the waves of conflict which, for nearly a quarter of a century, devastated much of the country. This new edition has been updated throughout in the light of the latest research and features a new final chapter which examines post-Taliban Afghanistan, bringing the story up to the present day.
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The Road to War
Soviet Strategy Tactics and Dilemmas
The Development of Afghan Resistance
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