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The fall of Afghanistan
Abdul Samad Ghaus
by Pergamon-Brassey"s International Defense Publishers in Washington
Written in English
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||Abdul Samad Ghaus.|
|LC Classifications||DS357.5 .G42 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 219 p. :|
|Number of Pages||219|
|LC Control Number||86030548|
Afghanistan war The Soviets intervened in Afghanistan in December In retrospect, it was unthinkable in that the Soviet empire could collapse, let alone fall apart almost within a decade. Though the Afghanistan war initially was visualized by Soviet leaders as a small-scale intervention, it grew into a decade-long war involving nearly. I'm sure there are a lot of books covering the Afghanistan war against the Soviets in general and with some good topics about USA intervention. T. ThePumaLives. Apr 36 Texas #3 For first person accounts of firefights and battles I would recommend The Bear Went Over the Mountain and The Other Side of the Mountain. Charlie.
the monarchy in to the fall of the Taliban almost 30 years later. The experience of mass destruction, death, exile, and tyranny touched every Afghan. Whether the legacy of civic strife can be overcome by the shared experience of suffering is the challenge Afghanistan faces today. The book concludes with a discussion of two topics of special. Print book: English: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Afghanistan -- Politics and government -- Afghanistan -- Kings and rulers. Kings and rulers. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items.
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This is the best book on the history of Afghanistan for the or so years before the Communist coup that led to thirty years of war and destroyed a beautiful country. Abdul Samad was an eyewitness to much of that history, serving as a top-level diplomatic advisor to both Afghanistan's last king and the doomed Doud by: 9.
User Review - Flag as inappropriate The book is a perfect explanation of events that led to ultimate fall of Afghanistan to Soviet invasion. It mentions how effectively different leaders during the course of history tried their best to keep Afghanistan out of war and becoming sandwich between super powers of shows how super powers use small countries for their own benefits and even 4/5(1).
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The Fall of Afghanistan: An Insider’s Account | Abdul Samad Ghaus | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Additional Physical Format: The fall of Afghanistan book version: Ghaus, Abdul Samad. Fall of Afghanistan. Washington: Pergamon-Brassey's International Defense Publishers, The Fall of the Green Berets A once-promising strategy for stability in Afghanistan ended badly two years ago, along with the career of its author and.
Barfield’s book, which is a cultural and political history, was published in the spring of Oh, had this book been published just one decade earlier.
When the US military and its diplomats and allies went into Afghanistan in the fall ofwe really didn’t know much about the country.
4) The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad: Like Rory Stewart, Seierstad came to Afghanistan two weeks after the fall of the Taliban. However, her book is a different kind of portrait of Afghans and Afghanistan than Stewart's account of his walk from Herat to Kabul.
The book is well-written, well-researched, and very detailed giving outstanding insight into the culture of the people as well as the mistakes that those who have tried to conquer Afghanistan made.
The book does not just inform the reader on Afghanistan but ties in other areas, both ancient and present, that have affected by: The book looks at the role of the CIA’s role in Afghanistan, and explains how Osama bin Laden rose to power and why the Taliban has not yet been defeated.
It also gives a history of the conflict in Afghanistan during the 10 years that Russia was at war in the area, and the role the CIA played in their own covert operations against Russian. The book is banned in Afghanistan, but one Xerox copy of it is available at Widener (Harvard), and one at the library of the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.
4 L. Adamec, Afghanistan's Foreign Affairs to the Mid-Twentieth Century (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, I), p. I 5 Ghobar, Afghanistan along the Highway, p.
Elliot is a good writer but not that much of a thinker. His views of Afghanistan are very romantic and black-and-white, and the book is a lot about him. His travels are exciting, but compared to The Places in Between, they fall flat.
It is definitely not a book without merit, but The Places in Between is just so much more. This book does a nice one-volume job of summarizing Afghanistan's military history from Alexander the Great's adventures in the area all the way up to the current round of conflicts there.
The chapter on Ghengis Khan's exploits in the area is excellent, as is the chapter on the Durrani Empire, the first homegrown empire/5. Your next book, Descent into Chaos: The United States and the Failure of Nation Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia by Ahmed Rashid, is also looking at Afghanistan’s international relationships, but this time in the modern day.
Ahmed Rashid is a well-known writer on Afghanistan. His book about the Taliban came to prominence after 9/ Read this book on Questia. Doomed in Afghanistan: A UN Officer's Memoir of the Fall of Kabul and Najibullah's Failed Escape, by Phillip Corwin, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Doomed in Afghanistan: A UN Officer's Memoir of the Fall of Kabul and Najibullah's Failed Escape, ().
Doomed in Afghanistan: A UN Officer's Memoir of the Fall of Kabul and Najibullah's Failed Escape, Phillip Corwin To understand more deeply the tragic events of Septemit is critical to know Afghanistan's recent and turbulent past.
For over 2, years, the forbidding territory of Afghanistan has served as a vital crossroads for armies and has witnessed history-shaping clashes between civilizations: Greek, Arab, Mongol, and Tartar, and, in more recent times, British, Russian, and American.
When U.S. troops entered Afghanistan in the weeks following Septemthey overthrew the Afghan Taliban regime and sent the 4/5(5). Buy The Fall of Afghanistan: An Insider's Account 1 by Ghaus, A.S.
(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2. Afghanistan: A Military History From Alexander The Great To The Fall Of The Taliban Stephen Tanner Following the events of Septemthe world was riveted as American military power contested the legendary warrior culture of Afghanistan.
Status: United States invasion of Afghanistan resulting in the fall of the Taliban government and destruction of al-Qaeda and Taliban militant training camps (); Over two-thirds of Al-Qaeda's operatives killed or captured by ; Establishment of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan under the Karzai administration (/); Establishment of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).
Seems history in Afghanistan tends to repeat itself from time to time. First Alexander the Great tried to subdue the proud Iranian and Scythian warriors in a bloody and inconclusive campaign and had to settle for a compromise solution before getting out of the place to start his conquest of India, after many centuries of bloody wars and conquest by the most fearsome eastern empires including.Briefing Book Transcript: The Intervention in Afghanistan and the fall of Détente Table of Contents.
I. CHRONOLOGY OF EVENTS. SESSION I: Afghanistan and the Soviet Union. II. RUSSIAN DOCUMENTS. Political Letter, "About the Domestic Political Situation in the DRA," Puzanov to International Department.
The Soviet-backed Afghan government survived until the fall of Kabul in The Afghan Civil War (–) began when infighting between the mujahideen rebel factions, after taking Kabul and establishing the Islamic State of Afghanistan, escalated into another full blown on: Afghanistan.