My life with the taliban


'presents a unique insight into the worldview of the Taliban. ... No other book published so far in English offers this. ... an important historical document and a captivating read.'

Dr Antonio Giustozzi, author of Koran, Kalashnikov and Laptop: The Neo Taliban In Afghanistan

'Highly significant...will be widely read by specialists and attract general interest. It will greatly appeal to those wanting an Islamist counter to orthodox accounts of the rise and fall of the Taliban.'

Michael Semple, former EU representative in Afghanistan

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'a very interesting memoir. ... Zaeef’s account is, to my knowledge, the first and only memoir penned by an important figure in the Taliban movement.'

Professor Robert Crews, Stanford University

'an incredibly important book.  By revealing the inner workings of the Taliban from the early days of the movement, Zaeef challenges the accepted wisdom about the insurgency now facing international troops. … If your government sends soldiers to Afghanistan, you must read this.'

Graeme Smith, Globe & Mail Kandahar Correspondent 2005-9

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