Download e-book for iPad: Afghanistan: A Military History from Alexander the Great to by Stephen Tanner

By Stephen Tanner

ISBN-10: 0306818264

ISBN-13: 9780306818264

ISBN-10: 1441768246

ISBN-13: 9781441768247

For over 2,500 years, the forbidding territory of Afghanistan has served as a necessary crossroads for armies and has witnessed history-shaping clashes among civilizations: Greek, Arab, Mongol, and Tartar, and, in additional fresh occasions, British, Russian, and American. while U.S. troops entered Afghanistan within the weeks following September eleven, 2001, they overthrew the Afghan Taliban regime and despatched the terrorists it harbored at the run. yet America's preliminary effortless victory is in sharp distinction to the problems it faces this present day in confronting the Taliban resurgence.

Originally released in 2002, Stephen Tanner's Afghanistan has now been thoroughly up-to-date to incorporate the the most important flip of occasions given that the US first entered the country.

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