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“His book about the Taliban came to prominence after 9/11. What Rashid manages to do is to show that this is a transnational problem.”

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“This is a thorough analysis of how Western policy towards the region has made things worse since 2001. It is pretty bleak. Rashid joked to me while he was writing it that the working title was, What A Fucking Mess.”

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“Because it is the authoritative account of the current situation in the region. I would recommend it to anyone wanting to understand what’s going on in Pakistan and Afghanistan.”

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