Taliban: Islam, Oil and the New Great Game in Central Asia

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Tauris, 2002 - Afghanistan - 276 pages
This is a study of the geo-strategic implications of the Taliban. Those implications are already creating instability in some countries. The book has been revised following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

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About the author (2002)

Pakistani journalist and bestselling author Ahmed Rashid was born in Rawalpindi in 1948. He was educated at Malvern College in England, Government College in Lahore, and Fitzwilliam College in Cambridge. He works as a correspondent for the Far Eastern Economic Review and the Daily Telegraph and writes for the Wall Street Journal, The Nation, and academic journals. His titles include Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia, Jihad: The Rise of Militant Islam in Central Asia, and Descent into Chaos.

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