Reconstructing Afghanistan

Issue Date January 2002
Volume 13
Issue 1
Page Numbers 171-175
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A review of Afghanistan’s Endless War: State Failure, Regional Politics, and the Rise of the Taliban, by Larry P. Goodson; and of Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil, and Fundamentalism in Central Asia, by Ahmed Rashid.

About the Author

Michael McFaul, former U.S. ambassador to Russia, is professor of political science at Stanford University, director of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, and Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. His most recent book is From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin’s Russia (2018).

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