The Resource Ghost wars : the secret history of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet invasion to September 10, 2001, Steve Coll, (electronic resource)

Ghost wars : the secret history of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet invasion to September 10, 2001, Steve Coll, (electronic resource)

Label
Ghost wars : the secret history of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet invasion to September 10, 2001
Title
Ghost wars
Title remainder
the secret history of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet invasion to September 10, 2001
Statement of responsibility
Steve Coll
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer PrizeThe explosive first-hand account of America's secret history in AfghanistanWith the publication of Ghost Wars, Steve Coll became not only a Pulitzer Prize winner, but also the expert on the rise of the Taliban, the emergence of Bin Laden, and the secret efforts by CIA officers and their agents to capture or kill Bin Laden in Afghanistan after 1998
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coll, Steve
Dewey number
958.104/5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
DS371.2
LC item number
.C63 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Reading level
11.8
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bin Laden, Osama
  • Bin Laden, Osama
  • United States
  • United States
  • Soviet Occupation of Afghanistan (1979-1989)
  • History
  • Politics
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Espionage & Secret Services
  • Terrorism, Armed Struggle
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
Label
Ghost wars : the secret history of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet invasion to September 10, 2001, Steve Coll, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Updated with new documents from the 9/11 Commission"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 667-679) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Blood brothers -- The one-eyed man was king -- The distant enemy
  • Accounts receivable September 1996 -- Blood brothers: November 1979 to February 1989: We're going to die here; Lenin taught us; Go raise hell; I loved Osama; Don't make it our war; Who is this Massoud?; Terrorists will own the world; Inshallah, you will know my plans; We won -- One-eyed man was king: March 1989 to December 1997: Serious risks; Rogue elephant; We are in danger; Friend of your enemy; Maintain a prudent distance; New generation; Slowly, slowly sucked into it; Dangling the carrot; We couldn't indict him; We're keeping these Stingers; Does America need the CIA? -- The distant enemy: January 1998 to September 10, 2001: You are to capture him alive; Kingdom's interests; We are at war; Let's just blow the thing up; Manson family; That unit disappeared; You crazy white guys; Is there any policy?; Daring me to kill them; What face will Omar show to God?; Many Americans are going to die; What an unlucky country
Control code
ocn434891129
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 712 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Owing to Legal Deposit regulations this resource may only be accessed from within National Library of Scotland. For more information contact enquiries@nls.uk.
Isbn
9781429521000
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Publisher number
EB00389845
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D31B6F04-FF91-4CB9-8987-317FBFDCA15E
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o434891129
  • (OCoLC)434891129
Label
Ghost wars : the secret history of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet invasion to September 10, 2001, Steve Coll, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
"Updated with new documents from the 9/11 Commission"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 667-679) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Blood brothers -- The one-eyed man was king -- The distant enemy
  • Accounts receivable September 1996 -- Blood brothers: November 1979 to February 1989: We're going to die here; Lenin taught us; Go raise hell; I loved Osama; Don't make it our war; Who is this Massoud?; Terrorists will own the world; Inshallah, you will know my plans; We won -- One-eyed man was king: March 1989 to December 1997: Serious risks; Rogue elephant; We are in danger; Friend of your enemy; Maintain a prudent distance; New generation; Slowly, slowly sucked into it; Dangling the carrot; We couldn't indict him; We're keeping these Stingers; Does America need the CIA? -- The distant enemy: January 1998 to September 10, 2001: You are to capture him alive; Kingdom's interests; We are at war; Let's just blow the thing up; Manson family; That unit disappeared; You crazy white guys; Is there any policy?; Daring me to kill them; What face will Omar show to God?; Many Americans are going to die; What an unlucky country
Control code
ocn434891129
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 712 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Owing to Legal Deposit regulations this resource may only be accessed from within National Library of Scotland. For more information contact enquiries@nls.uk.
Isbn
9781429521000
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Publisher number
EB00389845
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D31B6F04-FF91-4CB9-8987-317FBFDCA15E
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o434891129
  • (OCoLC)434891129

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