The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001
ISBN10: 0143034669 ISBN13: 9780143034667 Publisher: Penguin Group USA Published: Jan 30 2005 Pages: 712 Weight: 1.35lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.50" Depth: 1.50" Language: English
Provides a comprehensive overview of the CIA's and other covert agencies' operations in Afghanistan, from the Soviet invasion in 1979 through the summer of 2001, detailing the rise of the Taliban and bin Laden, the secret efforts of the CIA to capture or kill bin Laden since 1998, and their failure to stop bin Laden, al Qaeda, and the events of September 11th. Reprint.