Ghost Wars

The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001

By Steve Coll; Malcolm Hillgartner (Read by)
(Blackstone Audiobooks, Compact Disc, 9781455115136)

Publication Date: October 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Paperback, Audio Cassette, MP3 CD, Audio Cassette, Hardcover

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Description
This 2005 Pulitzer Prizewinning work details the secret history of the CIA's role in Afghanistan, the rise of the Taliban, the emergence of bin Laden, and America's failed efforts to find and assassinate him.



NPR
Thursday, Nov 19, 2009

The conflict in Afghanistan dominates headlines, but many people seek a deeper understanding of the country and the war the U.S. is fighting there. In the first of a series of suggestions for an Afghanistan "reading list," Washington Post special military correspondent Tom Ricks shares his recommendations, ranging from a collection of Afghan proverbs, to a history of the CIA's involvement in the country. More at NPR.org

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