The Taliban and the Crisis of AfghanistaneBook - 2008
[This book] explores ... how has a seemingly anachronistic band of religious zealots managed to retain a tenacious foothold in the struggle for Afghanistan's future ... [It] investigates ... questions relating to the character of the Taliban, its evolution over time, and its capacity to affect the future of the region.--Dust jacket.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 430 pages) : maps