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America in Afghanistan since 2001

Monday, April 07, 2014

Carlotta Gall talks about reporting from Afghanistan and Pakistan since shortly after 9/11 and gives a sweeping account of a war brought by well-intentioned American leaders against an enemy they barely understood and could not truly engage. Her book The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014, combines personal accounts of battles and betrayals with moving portraits of ordinary Afghanis who have endured war for more than a decade.

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Comments [2]

NPegasus from CA

I am shocked, just shocked, to hear about Pakistan's perfidy. India is the bogeyman. Pakistan and Afghanistan have unsettled border; Afghanistan does not recognize it.

Apr. 11 2014 01:51 AM
Taher from Croton on Hudson

The Pakistan military strategy see’s Afghanistan as a fall back position in case a war with India ensues.

Apr. 07 2014 12:27 PM

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