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Anatol Lieven

Anatol Lieven is a Professor at Georgetown University in Qatar and the author of Pakistan: A Hard Country, among other books. (April 2016)

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on the first anniversary of the death of former vice-president Mohammad Qasim Fahim, also known as the ‘marshal of Afghanistan,’ Kabul, March 2015

What Chance for Afghanistan?

Afghan Modern: The History of a Global Nation

by Robert D. Crews

Afghan History Through Afghan Eyes

edited by Nile Green

The Army of Afghanistan: A Political History of a Fragile Institution

by Antonio Giustozzi

April 21, 2016 issue

Malala Yousafzai, who survived a 2012 assassination attempt by the Taliban in Pakistan for advocating for the education of girls, at the United Nations, New York City, July 2013

Pakistan: The Mess We Can’t Ignore

No Exit from Pakistan: America’s Tortured Relationship with Islamabad

by Daniel S. Markey

The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth

by Mark Mazzetti

Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and an Epic History of Misunderstanding

by Husain Haqqani

The China-Pakistan Axis: Asia’s New Geopolitics

by Andrew Small

Karachi: Ordered Disorder and the Struggle for the City

by Laurent Gayer

The Prisoner

by Omar Shahid Hamid

How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

by Mohsin Hamid

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March 20, 2014 issue

Female US Marines with Afghan women and children during a search-and-seizure operation, Helmand province, June 2010

Afghanistan: The Way to Peace

Afghanistan from the Cold War Through the War on Terror

by Barnett R. Rubin

Talibanistan: Negotiating the Borders Between Terror, Politics, and Religion

edited by Peter Bergen with Katherine Tiedemann

Fountainhead of Jihad: The Haqqani Nexus, 1973–2012

by Vahid Brown and Don Rassler

April 4, 2013 issue

US soldiers firing at Taliban positions, Shalay Valley, Kunar Province, Afghanistan, October 4, 2011

Afghanistan: The Best Way to Peace

Afgantsy: The Russians in Afghanistan, 1979–89

by Rodric Braithwaite

A Long Goodbye: The Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan

by Artemy M. Kalinovsky

Killing the Cranes: A Reporter's Journey Through Three Decades of War in Afghanistan

by Edward Girardet

Ghosts of Afghanistan: Hard Truths and Foreign Myths

by Jonathan Steele

The Wars of Afghanistan: Messianic Terrorism, Tribal Conflicts, and the Failures of Great Powers

by Peter Tomsen

Afghanistan and Pakistan: Conflict, Extremism, and Resistance to Modernity

by Riaz Mohammad Khan

Report on Progress Toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan

US Department of Defense

Decoding the New Taliban: Insights from the Afghan Field

edited by Antonio Giustozzi

An Enemy We Created: The Myth of the Taliban/Al Qaeda Merger in Afghanistan, 1970–2010

by Alex Strick van Linschoten and Felix Kuehn

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February 9, 2012 issue

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