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  • Zinky Boys - Soviet Voices From The...

    Alexievitch,Svetlana
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    From 1979 to 1989 a million Soviet troops engaged in a devastating war in Afghanistan that claimed 50,000 casualties - and the youth and humanity of many tens of thousands more. In Zinky Boys journalist Svetlana Alexievich gives voice to the tragic...

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    War and Migration - Social Networks and...

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    Focusing on the case of the Hazaras, a population from central Afghanistan, this book shows how migration studies and transnationalism are at the heart of theoretical and methodological debates which animate anthropology.

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    War Against the Taliban - Why It All Went...

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    The most comprehensive analysis of the current Afghanistan War yet published, by bestselling writer and legendary war reporter Sandy Gall

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    Canada in Afghanistan - The War So Far

    Pigott,Peter
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    As the war escalates in Afghanistan, Canadians are asking why we are there. This book is an introduction to what is happening and what we can expect through 2009.

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    War, Exile and the Music of Afghanistan - The...

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    In the 1970s John Baily conducted extensive ethnomusicological research in Afghanistan, principally in the city of Herat but also in Kabul. Then, with Taraki'apos;s coup in 1978, came conflict, war, and the dispersal of many musicians to locations...

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    War, Exile and the Music of Afghanistan - The...

    Baily, John
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    In the 1970s John Baily conducted extensive ethnomusicological research in Afghanistan, principally in the city of Herat but also in Kabul. Then, with Taraki'apos;s coup in 1978, came conflict, war, and the dispersal of many musicians to locations...

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    Understanding the War in Afghanistan: A Guide...

    Collins,Joseph J
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    Tim Richmond was, fellow NASCAR driver Kyle Petty said, 'a stranger in time.' In one regard, the flashy, flamboyant driver from Ashland, Ohio, was years ahead of the trends in a sport that would soon enjoy explosive growth in popularity. Women who...

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    America'apos;s Afghanistan War - The Success...

    Meher,Jagmohan
    (9759597)

    The study attempts to look at the United States response to the various developments and challenges of Afghanistan with a view to understand the dynamics of survival and relative failure of this land-locked country. Focuses on the American reaction...

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    American War Machine - Deep Politics, the CIA...

    Scott,Peter Dale
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    This provocative, thoroughly researched book explores the covert aspects of U.S. foreign policy. Prominent political analyst Peter Dale Scott marshals a convincing array of evidence to expose the extensive trail of sanctioned but illicit violence in...

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    Afghanistan and Canada - Is There an...

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    Traces Canada'apos;s military involvement in Afghanistan in the hope of finding an alternative to continuing war.

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    Afghanistan, Arms and Conflict - Armed Groups...

    Sedra,Mark; Michael Vinay Bhatia
    (9579458)

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive assessment of small arms and security-related issues in post-9/11 Afghanistan. It includes case studies which reveal the findings of in-depth field research on hitherto neglected regions of the...

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    Drugs, Oil, and War - The United States in...

    Scott,Peter Dale
    (9674401)

    Peter Dale Scott's brilliantly researched tour de force illuminates the underlying forces that drive U.S. global policy from Vietnam to Colombia and now to Afghanistan and Iraq. He brings to light the intertwined patterns of drugs, oil politics, and...

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    The Good War - Why We Couldn'apos;t Win the...

    Fairweather,Jack
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    In its earliest days, the American-led war in Afghanistan appeared to be a triumph - a 'apos;good war'apos; in comparison to the debacle in Iraq. It has since turned into one of the longest and most expensive wars in recent history. The story of how...

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    American Veterans on War - Personal Stories...

    Tripp,Elise Forbes
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    The United States is embroiled in conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan—wars that seem as far from Americans’ understanding as they are distant from our shores.With American Veterans on War, Elise Forbes Tripp brings our current wars and their...

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    Afghanistan Declassified - A Guide to...

    Williams,Brian Glyn
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    Originally published by the U.S. Army to provide an overview of the terrain, tribes, history, and course of the war for American troops, Afghanistan Declassified provides an essential background to the war in Afghanistan as well as offering a vivid...

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    Ending Obama'apos;s War - Responsible...

    Cortright,David
    (9502545)

    Now in its tenth year, the US-led military campaign in Afghanistan continues with no foreseeable end in sight. Ending Obama's War is intended to help and hold President Obama to his policy of beginning military withdrawals in July 2011 - and sooner...

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    My Music, My War - The Listening Habits of...

    Gilman,Lisa
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    Music in the everyday lives of U.S. troops and combat veterans

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    Afghanistan - The Soviet Union'apos;s Last...

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    The Soviet Union's last war was played out against the backdrop of dramatic change within the USSR. This is the first book to study the impact of the war on Russian politics and society. Based on extensive use of Soviet official and unofficial...

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    Reconsidering the American Way of War - US...

    Antulio J. II Echevarria
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    Challenging several longstanding notions about the American way of war, this book examines US strategic and operational practice from 1775 to 2014. It surveys all major US wars from the War of Independence to the campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan, as...

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    Hopeless but Optimistic - Journeying through...

    Douglas A. Wissing
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    Award-winning journalist Douglas A. Wissing'apos;s poignant and eye-opening journey across insurgency-wracked Afghanistan casts an unyielding spotlight on greed, dysfunction, and predictable disaster while celebrating the everyday courage and wisdom...

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    Winter Soldier: Iraq and Afghanistan:...

    Swofford,Anthony; Glantz,Aaron; Iraq Veterans Against the War; War,Iraq
    (5011951)

    Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan describe, in their own words, the crimes of war they witnessed.

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    Killing the Cranes - A Reporter'apos;s...

    Girardet,Edward
    (9645995)

    Few reporters have covered Afghanistan as intrepidly and humanely as Edward Girardet. Now, in a gripping, personal account, Girardet delivers a story of that nation'apos;s resistance fighters, foreign invaders, mercenaries, spies, aid workers,...

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    Recovering the Frontier State - War,...

    Rais,Rasul Bakhsh
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    The book explores how legacies of internal strife and foreign invasions have altered the balance of social and political forces that provided some measure of stability to Afghanistan. The country faces structural constraints in the way of reviving...

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    Little America - The War within the War for...

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    The author of Imperial Life in the Emerald City (winner of the 2007 Samuel Johnson Prize) now gives us the startling, behind-the-scenes story of the struggle between President Obama and the US military to remake Afghanistan.

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    Terrorism, War and International Law - The...

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    This book analyzes the legality of the use of force by the US, the UK and their NATO allies against Afghanistan in 2001. The work challenges the main ground for resorting to force, namely, self-defence under Article 51 of the United Nations' Charter,...

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    Terrorism, War and International Law - The...

    Williamson, Myra
    (9813849)

    This book analyzes the legality of the use of force by the US, the UK and their NATO allies against Afghanistan in 2001. The work challenges the main ground for resorting to force, namely, self-defence under Article 51 of the United Nations' Charter,...

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    What Caused the Afghanistan War?

    Levete,Sarah
    (9485713)

    While witnessing the continuous coverage of violence in Afghanistan, it can be difficult to remember the events that led to the ongoing conflict. However, in order to understand the struggles of today, informed people need to comprehend the events of...

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    Russia'apos;s War in Afghanistan

    Isby,David
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    Text by David Isby. Colour plates by Ron Volstad. This book examines Soviet forces in Afghanistan. The origins and conduct of the war and the operational organisation of Soviet forces are discussed. Afghan resistance and weaponry is also examined. A...

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    Military Strategy as Public Discourse -...

    Tadd Sholtis
    (9700916)

    This book presents the current history of United States military strategy in Afghanistan as an example of dysfunctional policy discourse among the nation'apos;s elites. The legitimacy of a country'apos;s military strategy can become a subject of...

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    The Puritan Culture of America'apos;s...

    Ronald Lorenzo
    (9535316)

    This book explores Puritanism and its continuing influence on U.S. and military law in the Global War on Terror, exploring connections between Puritanism and notions of responsibility in relation to military crimes, superstitious practices within the...

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    Nurses After War - The Reintegration...

    Elizabeth PhD RN OCNS Scannell-Desch; Mary Ellen PhD RN CNM Doherty
    (9463968)

    Based on candid interviews with 35 nurses who were deployed for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, this is the first book to reveal the stresses and moral dilemmas they experienced as they transitioned back into everyday life. The nurses share their...

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    The Land of War Elephants - Travels Beyond...

    Wilson, Mathew
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    Offering an intimate look at the people and places of Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan, this memoir by adventurer and historian Mathew Wilson recounts journeys into remote areas as a member of the British army and with his family in the late 1960s....

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    At Peace with War - A Chaplain'apos;s...

    Harold Ristau
    (9837373)

    Although the moral and ethical dimensions of NATO presence in Afghanistan has been the focus of debate by politicians and media alike, questions of the religious culture and spirituality that underlie the complexities of both the conflict and...

  • The War in Afghanistan

    Miller,Raymond H.
    (1030591)

    Chronicles the causes, events, and people involved in the Afghan War and the War on Terrorism.

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  • Outlaw Platoon - Heroes, Renegades, Infidels,...

    Parnell,Sean
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    When U.S. Army Ranger Sean Parnell’s platoon of forty soldiers was given the task of rooting Taliban insurgents out of a mountain valley along the Afghan-Pakistan border, they thought they would be facing a ragtag bunch of armed civilians. But that...

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