Ghost Wars by Steve Coll

"Ghost Wars" is an in-depth exploration of the complex history of Afghanistan from the Soviet invasion in 1979 to just before the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The book provides an intricate account of the CIA's role and America's foreign policy in Afghanistan, the rise of the Taliban, and the emergence of Osama Bin Laden. It also details the numerous missed opportunities to capture or kill Bin Laden, and the failure to prevent the 9/11 attacks.

The 10652nd greatest book of all time


Published
2004
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
688
Words
175,000
Original Language
English

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