Alex Strick van Linschoten appears in the following:
Friday, February 19, 2010
With the fighting this week in Marjah, Afghanistan, the military focus has narrowed towards pushing out the Taliban and implementing a functioning government in the region. But after more than eight years of war in Afghanistan, how well does the U.S. understand the Taliban?
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
My Life with the Taliban
is the autobiography of Abdul Salam Zaeef, a former senior member of Afghanistan's Taliban. Alex Strick van Linschoten
and Felix Kuehn,
foreign researchers and writers based in Kandahar, translated Zaeef's story from Pashto, and they discuss his account of joining the jihad against the ...