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By Robert D. Crews

Rugged, distant, riven through tribal rivalries and non secular violence, Afghanistan turns out to many a forsaken nation frozen in time. Robert Crews offers a daring problem to this misperception. in the course of their lengthy historical past, Afghans have engaged and hooked up with a much broader global, occupying a pivotal place within the chilly warfare and the many years that followed.

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