Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001
Based on extensive firsthand accounts, 'Ghost Wars' is the inside story that goes well beyond anything previously published on U.S. involvement in Afghanistan, chronicling the roles of midlevel CIA officers, their Afghan allies, and such top spy masters as Bill Casey, Saudi Arabia's Prince Turki al Faisal, and George Tenet; heated debates within the American government; and the often poisonous, mistrustful relations between the CIA and foreign intelligence agencies.
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A Pulitzer Prize winner who covered Afghanistan for the Washington Post from 1989 to 1992, Coll explains how long and how deeply we've been entrenched there. ... Read full review
A truly helpful piece of literature to read when involved in a project on America's involvement in Afghanistan. Considers a wide range of factors with no visible bias and in a comprehensive manner. All in all a very enjoyable read filled with in depth analysis and strong support for interesting arguments.
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Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan and Bin Laden
Limited preview - 2005