Ghost Wars by Steve Coll

The book describes the CIA's efforts in Afghanistan to include the covert paramilitary programs against the Soviet Union and the Taliban. It also includes detailed descriptions of operations that attempted to kill and/or capture Osama Bin Ladin before September 11, 2001 by commandos from the CIA's elite Special Activities Division. Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001, written by Steve Coll, published in 2004 by Penguin Press, won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction.

The 730th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction (Pulitzer Prize)

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