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Afghanistan, three years of occupation

Eliza Van Hollen

Afghanistan, three years of occupation

December 1982.

by Eliza Van Hollen

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Afghanistan -- Occupations

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSpecial report -- no. 106., Special report (United States. Bureau of Public Affairs) -- no. 106.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17828423M
    OCLC/WorldCa9250507

      The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. Hosseini's engaging coming of age story, set against Afghanistan's recent history, is an epic tale of love, betrayal, exile and : Pushpinder Khaneka.   Read more about sharing. A chronology of key events: - British forces invade, install King Shah Shujah. He is assassinated in British and Indian troops are massacred during retreat.

    Afghanistan traces the historic struggles and the changing nature of political authority in this volatile region of the world, from the Mughal Empire in the sixteenth century to the Taliban resurgence today. Thomas Barfield introduces readers to the bewildering diversity of tribal and ethnic groups in Afghanistan, explaining what unites them as Afghans despite the regional, .   It is these links that are the central subject of this highly informed book by Gall, who was Afghanistan bureau chief and correspondent for The New York Times between and .

    The history of Afghanistan, (Persian: تاریخ افغانستان ‎, Tārīkh e Afġānistān, Pashto: د افغانستان تاريخ ‎, Da Afġānistān Tārīkh) as a state began in with its establishment by Ahmad Shah written recorded history of the land presently constituting Afghanistan can be traced back to around BCE when the area was under the Achaemenid. The Taliban insurgency remains resilient nearly two decades after U.S.-led forces toppled its regime in what led to the United States’ longest war. Taliban soldiers on the outskirts of Kabul.


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