A Distant Plain

Afghanistanandmdash;scene of tribal ethnic colonial and Cold War conflict across the ages Into this cockpit dropped a multinational post-911 coalition to root out al-Qaeda and replace the hardline-Islamist Taliban regime that harbored it A quick invasion and regime change portended quiet reconstruction and good governance but it was not to be so In their sanctuary across Pakistanand39;s border the Taliban rebuilt for an insurgency that would ensnare the Coalition in the tangle of Afg (Barcode EAN=0817054010431)