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Books and Videos on Afghanistan and the Taliban.
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Books (Publication date in Bold):
Veiled Courage: Inside the Afghan Women's Resistance by Cheryl Benard; April 2002

Unveiled: Voices of Women in Afghanistan by Harriet Logan; April 2002

Afghanistan: Lifting the Veil by Reuters; March 2002 (38 Sample Pages Viewable)

The Soviet-Afghan War: How a Superpower Fought and Lost by Russian General Staff (Editor), Lester W. Grau (Translator), Michael A. Gress (Translator), Theodore C. Mataxis; February 2002

Black Tulip: A Novel of War in Afghanistan by Milt Bearden; January 2002

The Women of Afghanistan Under the Taliban by Rosemarie Skaine; December 2001

Soldiers of God: With Islamic Warriors in Afghanistan and Pakistan
by Robert D. Kaplan; November 2001 (28 Sample Pages Viewable)

Afghanistan: A Russian Soldier's Story by Vladislav Tamarov; November 2001

Afghanistan's Endless War: State Failure, Regional Politics, and the Rise of the Taliban
by Larry Goodson; October 2001

Osama Bin Laden and the Taliban: Consequences of U.S. Foreign Policy
by As'Ad Abukhalil; October 2001

The Taliban: Ascent to Power by M.J. Gohari; October 2001

The Hidden War: A Russian Journalist's Account of the Soviet War in Afghanistan
by Artyom Borovik; May 2001

Reaping the Whirlwind : The Taliban Movement in Afghanistan by Michael Griffin; May 2001

Unexpected Light: Travels in Afghanistan by Jason Elliot; February 2001

Unholy Wars: Afghanistan, America and International Terrorism
by John K. Cooley; November 2000

Fire in Afghanistan, 1914-1929: The First Opening to the West Undone by Tribal Ferocity Years Before the Taliban by Rhea Talley Stewart; August 2000

War, Politics and Society in Afghanistan, 1978-1992 by Antonio Giustozzi; June 2000

Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia
by Ahmed Rashid; March 2000

Afghanistan: Mullah, Marx and Mujahid by Ralph H. Magnus, Eden Naby; January 2000

Dictionary of Afghan Wars, Revolutions, and Insurgencies
by Ludwig W. Adamec; November 1996

Afghanistan of the Afghans by Sirdar Ikbal Ali Shah; 1982 (Reissue)


Documentaries/Videos:
Afghanistan Revealed; National Geographic, 2001.

Guerilla Wars: Cuba, Vietnam and Afghanistan; People's Century, 1999.

Afghanistan, The Vicious Circle; Nima Sarvestani.