Taliban, Third Edition by Ahmed Rashid audiobook

Taliban, Third Edition: The Power of Militant Islam in Afghanistan and Beyond

By Ahmed Rashid
Read by Youssif Kamal

Blackstone Publishing 9780300163681
14.43 Hours 1
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A #1 New York Times bestseller Ahmed Rashid, called “Pakistan’s best and bravest reporter” by Christopher Hitchens, brings the shadowy world of the Taliban and its impact on Afghanistan and the Middle East and Central Asia into sharp focus in this modern classic. Rashid offers an authoritative account of the Taliban’s rise to power, its role in oil and gas company decisions, and the effects of changing American attitudes toward the Taliban. He also describes the new face of Islamic fundamentalism and explains why Afghanistan has become the world center for international terrorism. In this updated edition, Rashid examines how the Taliban regained its strength; how and why the Taliban spread across Central Asia; how the Taliban helped Al’Qaida’s spread into Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, and the Far East; and more.

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Summary

A #1 New York Times bestseller

Ahmed Rashid, called “Pakistan’s best and bravest reporter” by Christopher Hitchens, brings the shadowy world of the Taliban and its impact on Afghanistan and the Middle East and Central Asia into sharp focus in this modern classic. Rashid offers an authoritative account of the Taliban’s rise to power, its role in oil and gas company decisions, and the effects of changing American attitudes toward the Taliban. He also describes the new face of Islamic fundamentalism and explains why Afghanistan has become the world center for international terrorism.

In this updated edition, Rashid examines how the Taliban regained its strength; how and why the Taliban spread across Central Asia; how the Taliban helped Al’Qaida’s spread into Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, and the Far East; and more.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A fabulous piece of journalism.” Sebastian Junger, New York Times bestselling author
“The standard work in English on the Taliban.” New York Review of Books

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Author Bio: Ahmed Rashid

Author Bio: Ahmed Rashid

Ahmed Rashid has been a correspondent for the Far Eastern Economic Review and the Daily Telegraph for more than twenty years, reporting on Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia.  He appears regularly on international TV and radio networks such as CNN and BBC World. He lives in Lahore, Pakistan, with his wife and two children.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 14.43
Audience: Adult
Language: English