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Travels with a freedom fighter

Book review of 'Whispers of War'

Vikram Johri 

Whispers of War An Afghan Freedom Fighter’s Account of the Soviet invasion Masood Khalili Sage Publishing  275 pages; Rs 495 Afghanistan has been a theatre of war for close to four decades now. The country has known little peace as it has, over this time period, battled the Soviets, the Taliban as well as the bewildering instability that followed the American intervention in 2001. Meanwhile, some things have remained the same. Chief among these is Pakistan’s duplicity in pretending to be a friend of the country while simultaneously bolstering ...

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Travels with a freedom fighter

Book review of 'Whispers of War'

Book review of 'Whispers of War' Whispers of War An Afghan Freedom Fighter’s Account of the Soviet invasion Masood Khalili Sage Publishing  275 pages; Rs 495 Afghanistan has been a theatre of war for close to four decades now. The country has known little peace as it has, over this time period, battled the Soviets, the Taliban as well as the bewildering instability that followed the American intervention in 2001. Meanwhile, some things have remained the same. Chief among these is Pakistan’s duplicity in pretending to be a friend of the country while simultaneously bolstering ... image
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Travels with a freedom fighter

Book review of 'Whispers of War'

Whispers of War An Afghan Freedom Fighter’s Account of the Soviet invasion Masood Khalili Sage Publishing  275 pages; Rs 495 Afghanistan has been a theatre of war for close to four decades now. The country has known little peace as it has, over this time period, battled the Soviets, the Taliban as well as the bewildering instability that followed the American intervention in 2001. Meanwhile, some things have remained the same. Chief among these is Pakistan’s duplicity in pretending to be a friend of the country while simultaneously bolstering ...

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