The Taliban Shuffle
  • Author : Kim Barker
  • Release Date : 30 June 2022
  • Publisher : Anchor Books
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN 13 : 9780307477385
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Book excerpt: A wisecracking foreign correspondent recounts her experiences in Afghanistan and Pakistan while sharing cautionary observations about the region in its first post-Taliban years and the responsibilities of the U.S. and NATO.

The Taliban Shuffle

The Taliban Shuffle

Author : Kim Barker
Publisher : Anchor Books
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A wisecracking foreign correspondent recounts her experiences in Afghanistan and Pakistan while sharing cautionary observations about the region in its first post-Taliban years and the responsibilities of the U.S. and NATO....

Taliban Narratives

Taliban Narratives

Author : Thomas H. Johnson
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Political Science
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Why has the Taliban been so much more effective in presenting messages that resonate with the Afghan population than the United States, the Afghan government and their allies? This book, based on years of field research and the assessment of hundreds of original source materials, examines the information operations and ...

No Good Men Among the Living

No Good Men Among the Living

Author : Anand Gopal
Publisher : Metropolitan Books
Genre : Political Science
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Told through the lives of three Afghans, the stunning tale of how the United States had triumph in sight in Afghanistan—and then brought the Taliban back from the dead In a breathtaking chronicle, acclaimed journalist Anand Gopal traces in vivid detail the lives of three Afghans caught in America's ...

Kidnapped by the Taliban

Kidnapped by the Taliban

Author : Dilip Joseph, M.D.
Publisher : Thomas Nelson
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Back Cover Copy: “Am I About to Die?” On December 5, 2012, American medical doctor Dilip Joseph and two colleagues are driving back to Kabul, Afghanistan, after serving villagers that morning at a rural clinic. Suddenly a man waving an AK-47 blocks their path. More armed men jump out of hiding. For ...

On All Fronts

On All Fronts

Author : Clarissa Ward
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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“On All Fronts takes the reader on a riveting journey of storytelling. . . From Russia to China to Syria, [she] navigate[s] the most intense of human experiences while finding the tools to stay emotional.”—Lynsey Addario, author of It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and ...

The Taliban Shuffle

The Taliban Shuffle

Author : Kim Barker
Publisher : Doubleday Books
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A wisecracking foreign correspondent recounts her haphazard experiences in Afghanistan and Pakistan while sharing cautionary observations about the region in its first post-Taliban years, its ability to prevent a Taliban regrouping and the responsibilities of the U.S. and NATO....

A Rope and a Prayer

A Rope and a Prayer

Author : David Rohde,Kristen Mulvihill
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The compelling and insightful account of a New York Times reporter's abduction by the Taliban, and his wife's struggle to free him. Invited to an interview by a Taliban commander, New York Times reporter David Rohde and two Afghan colleagues were kidnapped in November 2008 and spirited to the tribal areas ...

Afghanistan

Afghanistan

Author : Paula Bronstein
Publisher : University of Texas Press
Genre : Photography
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The Afghan people are standing at a crucial crossroads in history. Can their fragile democratic institutions survive the drawdown of US military support? Will Afghan women and girls be stripped of their modest gains in freedom and opportunity as the West loses interest in their plight? While the media have ...

Them

Them

Author : Jon Ronson
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Political Science
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A wide variety of extremist groups -- Islamic fundamentalists, neo-Nazis -- share the oddly similar belief that a tiny shadowy elite rule the world from a secret room. In Them, journalist Jon Ronson has joined the extremists to track down the fabled secret room. As a journalist and a Jew, ...

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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Author : Kim Barker
Publisher : Anchor
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A wisecracking foreign correspondent recounts her experiences in Afghanistan and Pakistan while sharing cautionary observations about the region in its first post-Taliban years and the responsibilities of the U.S. and NATO....

The History of Afghanistan

The History of Afghanistan

Author : Meredith L. Runion
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
Genre : History
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This chronological account traces the history of Afghanistan from pre-civilization to present-day events and considers the future of democracy in Afghanistan....

Poetry of the Taliban

Poetry of the Taliban

Author : Mirwais Rahmany
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Poetry
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While much has been written about the Taliban's military tactics, media strategy and harsh treatment of women, the cultural and sometimes less overtly political representation of their identity, the Taliban's other face, is often overlooked. Most Taliban fighters are Pashtuns, a people who cherish their vibrant poetic tradition, closely associated ...

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Author : Helen Thorpe
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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“A raw, intimate look at the impact of combat and the healing power of friendship” (People): the lives of three women deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, and the effect of their military service on their personal lives and families—named a best book of the year by Publishers Weekly. “In ...

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The Journalist and the Murderer

Author : Janet Malcolm
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A seminal work and examination of the psychopathology of journalism. Using a strange and unprecedented lawsuit as her larger-than-life example -- the lawsuit of Jeffrey MacDonald, a convicted murderer, against Joe McGinniss, the author of Fatal Vision, a book about the crime -- she delves into the always uneasy, sometimes ...

The Taliban Revival

The Taliban Revival

Author : Hassan Abbas
Publisher : Yale University Press
Genre : History
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In autumn 2001, U.S. and NATO troops were deployed to Afghanistan to unseat the Taliban rulers, repressive Islamic fundamentalists who had lent active support to Osama bin Laden’s Al-Qaeda jihadists. The NATO forces defeated and dismantled the Taliban government, scattering its remnants across the country. But despite a more ...