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5 Books on Afghanistan Worth Your Time

Stephenie Foster | Posted 03.25.2013 | Home
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.

The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Entrepreneur of Inspiration

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nina Sankovitch

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

Jason Linkins

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...

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

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 | Home

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...