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The Rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan: Mass Mobilization, Civil War, and the Future of the Region
On September 11, 2001, the world looked in horror at one of the most nefarious acts of terrorism in history. Neamatollah Nojumi explains how Afghanistan became the base for radical fundamentalism and provides critical understanding of how internal divisions and the devastating effects of foreign involvement undermined the resilience of Afghanistan's communities, led to the ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published January 4th 2002 by Palgrave Macmillan
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Began this after 9/11 - was a great insight into the truths that we now openly acknowledge about the Taliban's rise, and the US's hand in creating that threat. It takes an unflinching look over their crimes against humanity. I found it balanced and disturbing.