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Author Tomsen, Peter, 1940-

Title The wars of Afghanistan : Messianic terrorism, tribal conflicts, and the failures of great powers / Peter Tomsen.

Publication Info. New York : PublicAffairs, [2011]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Freeport PL Adult Non-Fiction - FPLY-13  958.1 TOM    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult Non-Fiction - NSRY-11  958.1 TOM    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description xxxviii, 849 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 725-811) and index.
Summary An insider's account of Afghanistan's history since the 1970s and how the CIA's covert operations and the Pentagon's military strategy have strengthened extremism in the country.
Subject Terrorism -- Afghanistan.
Messianism -- Afghanistan.
Islam and politics -- Afghanistan.
Tribes -- Afghanistan.
Social conflict -- Afghanistan.
Great powers.
Afghanistan -- Politics and government.
Afghanistan -- History.
Afghanistan -- History, Military.
Afghanistan -- Foreign relations.
ISBN 9781586487638 hardcover alkaline paper
1586487639 hardcover alkaline paper

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