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The Resource Killing the cranes : a reporter's journey through three decades of war in Afghanistan, Edward Girardet

Killing the cranes : a reporter's journey through three decades of war in Afghanistan, Edward Girardet

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Killing the cranes : a reporter's journey through three decades of war in Afghanistan
Title
Killing the cranes
Title remainder
a reporter's journey through three decades of war in Afghanistan
Statement of responsibility
Edward Girardet
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Edward Girardet discusses his experiences as a foreign correspondent in Afghanistan over the last thirty years, including the Soviet invasion, the Taliban gaining control, the American occupation, and interviews with such people as Osama bin Laden, Islamist extremist Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, and Ahmed Shah Massoud
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Girardet, Edward
Dewey number
958.104
Illustrations
plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Afghanistan
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
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Killing the cranes : a reporter's journey through three decades of war in Afghanistan, Edward Girardet
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Includes index
Contents
Tracking the lion, part one -- A coward in Afghanistan -- The Soviet invasion : you have never been to Afghanistan! -- Baluch guerrillas, learning curves, and massacres -- You can rent an Afghan, but never buy him -- Refugees, Tora Bora, and fighting veterinarians -- Tracking the lion, part two -- The lion and the hyena -- Crossing the tar -- Peshawar : aid workers and assassins -- Arabs, Islamic legionnaires, and satanic verses -- The battle for Kabul : a mad dogs' war -- The Taliban, al Qaeda, and the War on Terrorism -- Enduring freedom : missed opportunities and the new occupation -- The great pretend game
Control code
ocn676727220
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 417 p., [8] p. of plates (col.)
Isbn
9781603583428
Lccn
2011014661
System control number
(OCoLC)676727220
Label
Killing the cranes : a reporter's journey through three decades of war in Afghanistan, Edward Girardet
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Tracking the lion, part one -- A coward in Afghanistan -- The Soviet invasion : you have never been to Afghanistan! -- Baluch guerrillas, learning curves, and massacres -- You can rent an Afghan, but never buy him -- Refugees, Tora Bora, and fighting veterinarians -- Tracking the lion, part two -- The lion and the hyena -- Crossing the tar -- Peshawar : aid workers and assassins -- Arabs, Islamic legionnaires, and satanic verses -- The battle for Kabul : a mad dogs' war -- The Taliban, al Qaeda, and the War on Terrorism -- Enduring freedom : missed opportunities and the new occupation -- The great pretend game
Control code
ocn676727220
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 417 p., [8] p. of plates (col.)
Isbn
9781603583428
Lccn
2011014661
System control number
(OCoLC)676727220

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