Seeds of Terror: How Drugs, Thugs and Crime are Reshaping the Afghan War (Paperback)Gretchen Peters (author)
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Based on hundreds of interviews with Taliban fighters, smugglers, and law enforcement and intelligence agents, Peters makes the case that we must cut terrorists off from their drug earnings if we ever hope to beat them.
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Number of pages: 320
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 26 mm
"Sure to be hotly discussed" * Booklist *
"An important examination of 'the nexus of [drug] smugglers and extremists' in the global war against terrorists. Peters builds a solid case [and] has exhaustively framed one of the thorniest problems facing policy makers in this long war." * Publishers Weekly *
"Meticulously researched." * The Sunday Times *
"Excellent ... Gretchen Peters's disturbing book plainly states that unless the opium-smuggling industry is put out of business, the nation-building exercise in Afghanistan is destined for failure. We should heed her warnings." Emran Qureshi * The Globe and Mail *
"Seeds of Terror offers layer after layer of fascinating information about the deadly consequences of decades of disastrous policy decisions. This is a well-written, well-documented, and exemplary work of journalism." Lewis Perdue * Barron's *
"It is rare that a journalist writes about some aspect of American foreign policy, makes an impassioned plea for change and finds her advice adopted." * The Economist *
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