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Perhaps you're one of the many who really has no idea what is going on in Afghanistan? For a little background reading, these will get you started:
Afghanistan. [958.104 AFG]
Coll, Steve. Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001. [958.104 COL]
Kaplan, Robert D. Soldiers of God: With Islamic Warriors in Afghanistan and Pakistan. [958.104 KAP]
Stewart, Rory. The Places in Between. [915.8104 STE]
We have plenty more, just go to our catalog and type in "Afghanistan."