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My life with the Taliban

ʻAbd al-Salām Z̤aʻīf

My life with the Taliban

by ʻAbd al-Salām Z̤aʻīf

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAbdul Salam Zaeef
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS371.33.Z34 A3 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24562287M
ISBN 109780231701488
LC Control Number2009040865

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'an incredibly important book. By revealing the inner workings of the Taliban from the early days of the movement, Zaeef challenges the accepted wisdom about the insurgency now facing international troops.

If your government sends soldiers to Afghanistan, you must read this.' Graeme Smith, Globe & Mail Kandahar Correspondent   But My Life with the Taliban usefully shows that its leaders saw themselves as nationalists, reformers and liberators rather than Islamist ideologues.’ — Jonathan Steele, London Review of Books ‘Zaeef’s book [is] by far the most valuable work in translation to have emerged from the Taliban, and should be on the shelf of every.

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Such pronouncements merely demonstrate that, while the Taliban may not be seeking an al Qaeda-style new world order, they are also not the kind of people that sustain life as we know it.

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About the Author. Born in southern Afghanistan inAbdul Salam Zaeef played a role in many of the historical events of his lifetime, from his role as mujahed in the s war against the Soviets, to administrative positions within the Taliban movement, to imprisonment in Guantanamo, to a role of public advocacy and criticism /5(23).

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