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Caught In The Crossfire: A Woman Journalist's Breathtaking Experiences In War Torn Afghanistan

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Published (first published March 19th 1987)
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Julia Simpson-Urrutia
Jan Goodwin was an investigative companion to freedom fighters at a time before the Taliban had infiltrated Afghanistan with their toxic view of the world and suppression tactics. Her book has not been made redundant by the wave of books by subsequent journalists; it stands out as a historic feat on its own. Many of these Afghan fighters were wiped out or driven out, for there was a reason they were called freedom fighters.

I reviewed Goodwin's book in 1988 for the Arab News and was bowled over b
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Humayun Shinwari
It's impressive to see that an American woman accepts all the hardships of Afghanistan and the war against the Russians. Jan Goodwin went to Afghanistan a few times and crossed the mountains with the Mujahideen. She has quoted the story in a good way. Not bad to read.
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