Foxtrot in Kandahar

A Memoir of a CIA Officer in Afghanistan at the Inception of America's Longest War
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Product Number: Z100141641
Released: Aug 28, 2018
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ISBN: #9781977397034
Narrator/s: Eric Jason Martin
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Kandahar. The ancient desert crossroads and, as of fall of 2001, ground zero for the Taliban and al-Qa'ida in southern Afghanistan. In the northern part of the country, the U.S.-supported Northern Alliance (the Afghan organization opposed to the Taliban regime) has made progress on the battlefield, but in the south, the country is still under the Taliban's bloody hold and al-Qa'ida continues to operate there. With no "Southern Alliance" for the US to support, a new strategy is needed if victory is to be achieved. Veteran CIA officer Duane Evans is dispatched to Pakistan to "get something going in the South." Foxtrot in Kandahar is his story. Evans's unexpected journey from the pristine halls of Langley to the badlands of southern Afghanistan began within hours after watching the horrors of 9/11 unfold during a chance visit to FBI Headquarters. It was then he decided to begin a personal and relentless quest to become part of the US response against al-Qa'ida. Evans's gripping memoir tracks his efforts to join one of CIA's elite teams bound for Afghanistan, a journey that eventually takes him to the front lines in Pakistan, first as part of the advanced element of CIA's Echo team supporting Hamid Karzai, and finally as leader of the under-resourced and often overlooked Foxtrot team.

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Author(s): Duane Evans
Original Publish Date: Aug 28, 2018

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Author(s): Duane Evans
Product Number EB00755234
Released: Mar 08, 2019
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Publisher: Savas Beatie
ISBN: #9781611213584

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