Alex Strick van Linschoten

Editor and translator of, “My Life with the Taliban."

Alex Strick van Linschoten appears in the following:

In Afghan War, Why the US Must Understand Taliban

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?


My Life with 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 ...

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