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5 Books on Afghanistan Worth Your Time

Stephenie Foster | Posted 03.25.2013 | Books
Stephenie Foster

This is in no way a comprehensive list of books or films about Afghanistan, or even everything that I have read, but it's a good start for anyone who wants to learn more. Here are my picks.

Afghan Police Officer And Cook Poison Colleagues

AP | MIRWAIS KHAN and HEIDI VOGT | Posted 12.20.2012 | World

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — An Afghan police officer and cook poisoned their colleagues at a checkpoint in an assault coordinated with insurgent fig...

U.S. Hopes For DIY Insurgency In Afghanistan

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 10.19.2012 | World

AB BAND, Afghanistan -- Fed up with the Taliban closing their schools and committing other acts of oppression, men in a village about 100 miles south ...

Was The Taliban After Prince Harry?

AP | Posted 09.18.2012 | World

LONDON -- Britain's defense secretary says Prince Harry got extra protection when the Taliban attacked his base in Afghanistan last Friday. Philip Ha...

The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Entrepreneur of Inspiration

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

The Dressmaker of Khair Khana is a book to be shared across genders and generations, a truly uplifting and very true story.

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Efraim Diveroli, 20-Something Arms-Dealing Fraudster, Sentenced To Four Years In Prison | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Even as Floridians brace for a new wave of fraudulence to consume their waking existence, they can happily shut the door on another local bit of crimi...

Afghan Enemy Hit List Draws Fire In Wake Of Leaked US Documents

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — When it comes to war, killing the enemy is an accepted fact. Even amid the sensation of the revelations, that stark r...

Pakistani Villagers Attack, Kill Taliban Fighters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two Taliban commanders and their four fighters were killed in an armed action taken by a tribal Lashkar in the Doog Darra area of Upper Dir district o...

Mr. Afghanistan Contest Supported By Taliban

Reuters | Golnar Motevalli | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, June 2 (Reuters) - Inside a small, dark and sweaty movie theatre in the heart of the Afghan capital, a packed audience of men chant and whistle...

22-Year-Old Efraim Diveroli, Awarded $300 Million Defense Contract To Arm Afghan Forces, Supplied Them With Aging, Defective Arms

New York Times | C. J. Chivers, Eric Schmitt, Nicholas Wood and Mr. Chivers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Since 2006, when the insurgency in Afghanistan sharply intensified, the Afghan government has been dependent on American logistics and military suppor...