Download PDF by Bette Dam: A Man and A Motorcycle: How Hamid Karzai came to Power

By Bette Dam

ISBN-10: 9077386130

ISBN-13: 9789077386132

With a secondhand motorbike, the help of some robust tribesmen and a very good buddy within the CIA, the unknown Hamid Karzai willed himself to energy because the new wish of Afghanistan.

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

Following the 2001 toppling of the Taliban, a delicate Afghanistan used to be 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 USA, and the need for revenge derailed an early probability at peace.

As U.S. troops depart Afghanistan, and gear is passed to a brand new president, Karzai’s legacy is still one in every of betrayal, distrust, and ignored opportunities.

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