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Farewell Kabul

From Afghanistan to a More Dangerous World

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Farewell Kabul by Christina Lamb
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From the award-winning co-author of `I Am Malala', this book asks just how the might of NATO, with 48 countries and 140,000 troops on the ground, failed to defeat a group of religious students and farmers? How did it go so wrong? `Farewell Kabul' tells how the West turned success into defeat in the longest war fought by the United States in its history and by Britain since the Hundred Years War. It is the story of well-intentioned men and women going into a place they did not understand at all. And how, what had once been the right thing to do had become a conflict that everyone wanted to exit. It has been a fiasco which has left Afghanistan still one of the poorest and most dangerous nations on earth. The leading journalist on the region with unparalleled access to all key decision makers, Christina Lamb is the best-selling author of `The Africa House' and `I Am Malala', co-authored with Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai. This revelatory and personal account is her final analysis of the realities of Afghanistan, told unlike anyone before.

Author Biography

Christina Lamb is one of Britain's leading foreign correspondents and a bestselling author. She has won 14 major awards including five times being named Foreign Correspondent of the Year and Europe's top war reporting prize, the Prix Bayeux. She is the author of numerous books including `Farewell Kabul', `The Africa House', `Waiting For Allah', `The Sewing Circles of Herat' and `House of Stone'. She co-wrote the international bestselling `I am Malala' with Malala Yousafzai and `Girl from Aleppo' with Nujeen Mustafa. She is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, an honorary fellow of University College, Oxford and was awarded an OBE by the Queen in 2013.
Release date NZ
March 21st, 2016
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
William Collins
Pages
656
Dimensions
129x198x42
ISBN-13
9780007256945
Product ID
18244909

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