Taliban: Islam, Oil, and the Great New Game in Central Asia Islam, Oil, and the Great New Game in Central Asia, Ahmed Rashid
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Taliban: Islam, Oil, and the Great New Game in Central Asia

Author: Ahmed Rashid

Narrator: Wanda McCaddon

Unabridged: 11 hr 5 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 03/01/2002

Genre: Political Science - Political Ideologies - Radicalism

Synopsis

In this enormously insightful book, correspondent Ahmed Rashid brings the shadowy world of the Taliban, the worlds most extreme and radical Islamic organization, into sharp focus. He explains the Talibans rise to power, its impact on Afghanistan and the region, its role in oil and gas company decisions, and the effects of changing American attitudes toward the Taliban. He also describes the new face of Islamic fundamentalism and explains why Afghanistan has become the world center for international terrorism.

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