Bette Dam's A Man and A Motorcycle: How Hamid Karzai came to Power PDF

By Bette Dam

ISBN-10: 9077386130

ISBN-13: 9789077386132

With a secondhand bike, the aid of some strong tribesmen and an excellent buddy within the CIA, the unknown Hamid Karzai willed himself to strength because the new wish of Afghanistan.

Acclaimed journalist Bette Dam chronicles the stunning upward thrust of Afghanistan’s U.S.-backed chief from obscurity to at least one of the main influential figures within the international struggle on terror.

Following the 2001 toppling of the Taliban, a delicate Afghanistan was once at the verge of collapse. Karzai, armed with a recipe for victory got here inside of inches of assisting the U.S. claim victory within the conflict on terror.

But sentiments run excessive in post-9/11 the United States, and the need for revenge derailed an early probability at peace.

As U.S. troops go away Afghanistan, and tool is passed to a brand new president, Karzai’s legacy is still one in all betrayal, distrust, and ignored opportunities.

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