The Taliban Shuffle

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  • Author : Kim Barker
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Pages : 240 pages
  • ISBN : 0385533322
  • Rating : 4/5 from 11 reviews
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The Taliban Shuffle

The Taliban Shuffle
  • Author : Kim Barker
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 22 March 2011
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A true-life Catch-22 set in the deeply dysfunctional countries of Afghanistan and Pakistan, by one of the region’s longest-serving correspondents. Kim Barker is not your typical, impassive foreign correspondent—she is candid, self-deprecating, laugh-out-loud funny. At first an awkward newbie in Afghanistan, she grows into a wisecracking, seasoned reporter with grave concerns about our ability to win hearts and minds in the region. In The Taliban Shuffle, Barker offers an insider’s account of the “forgotten war” in Afghanistan

The Taliban Shuffle

The Taliban Shuffle
  • Author : Kim Barker
  • Publisher : Doubleday Books
  • Release : 05 December 2021
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A wisecracking foreign correspondent recounts her haphazard experiences in Afghanistan and Pakistan while sharing cautionary observations about the region in its first post-Taliban years, its ability to prevent a Taliban regrouping and the responsibilities of the U.S. and NATO.

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot The Taliban Shuffle MTI

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  • Author : Kim Barker
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 23 February 2016
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Now a Major Motion Picture titled Whiskey Tango Foxtrot starring Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Alfred Molina, and Billy Bob Thornton. From tea with warlords in the countryside to parties with drunken foreign correspondents in the “dry” city of Kabul, journalist Kim Barker captures the humor and heartbreak of life in post-9/11 Afghanistan and Pakistan in this profound and darkly comic memoir. As Barker grows from awkward newbie to seasoned reporter, she offers an insider’s account of the

Hangover Wisdom 100 Thoughts on the Taliban Shuffle

Hangover Wisdom  100 Thoughts on the Taliban Shuffle
  • Author : David Capper
  • Publisher : Lennex
  • Release : 01 January 2013
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Imagining Afghanistan

Imagining Afghanistan
  • Author : Nivi Manchanda
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 30 June 2020
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An innovative exploration of how colonial interventions in Afghanistan have been made possible through representations of the country as 'backward'.

Encyclopedia of Journalists on Film

Encyclopedia of Journalists on Film
  • Author : Richard R. Ness
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 15 January 2020
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From All the President’s Men to Zodiac, some of the most compelling films of the last century have featured depictions of journalists in action. While print journalism struggles to survive, the emergence of news from social media outlets continues to expand, allowing the world to be kept informed on a second-bysecond basis. Despite attacks on journalists—both verbal and physical—a free press remains a crucial bastion for civilized society. And just as the daily news reflects the current

From Me to We

From Me to We
  • Author : Jason Griffith
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 19 August 2016
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With this practical book, you’ll learn effective ways to engage students in reading and writing by teaching them narrative nonfiction. By engaging adolescents in narrative, literary, or creative nonfiction, they can cultivate a greater understanding of themselves, the world around them, and what it means to feel empathy for others. This book will guide you to first structure a reading unit around a narrative nonfiction text, and then develop lessons and activities for students to craft their own personal

The Religious Right and the Talibanization of America

The Religious Right and the Talibanization of America
  • Author : Masood Ashraf Raja
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 06 May 2016
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This highly original book suggests that the practices of Taliban and the American far right, two very significant and poorly understood groups, share common features. This commonality can be found in the philosophical basis of their ideological beliefs, in their comparative worldviews, and in their political practices. As Raja argues, the Taliban are much less the product of an irrational fundamentalism, and the radical right in America is much more the result of such a mindset, than Americans recognize. After

An Intimate War

An Intimate War
  • Author : Mike Martin
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 01 July 2014
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An Intimate War tells the story of the last thirty-four years of conflict in Helmand Province, Afghani- stan as seen through the eyes of the Helmandis. In the West, this period is often defined through different lenses - the Soviet intervention, the civil war, the Taliban, and the post-2001 nation-building era. Yet, as experienced by local inhabitants, the Helmand conflict is a perennial one, involving the same individuals, families and groups, and driven by the same arguments over land, water

Sleepwalking to Surrender

Sleepwalking to Surrender
  • Author : Khaled Ahmed
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 18 August 2016
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Pakistan is still on the brink of becoming a failed state as a consequence of its decades-old practice of using proxy warriors in the region. Because of the weakening of the writ of the state, neither governance nor the economy can function normally; in fact, some say the two strong entities in today’s Pakistan are the Taliban and the army. Non-state actors, and the extremist terror outfits they control, pursue extortion, kidnapping and murder to fund their activities, and

Your Country Our War

Your Country  Our War
  • Author : Katherine A. Brown
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 01 February 2019
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Journalists are actors in international relations, mediating communications between governments and publics, but also between the administrations of different countries. American and foreign officials simultaneously consume the work of U.S. journalists and use it in their own thinking about how to conduct their work. As such, journalists play an unofficial diplomatic role. However, the U.S. news media largely amplifies American power. Instead of stimulating greater understanding, the U.S. elite, mainstream press can often widen mistrust as they

The Central Asia Afghanistan Relationship

The Central Asia   Afghanistan Relationship
  • Author : Marlene Laruelle
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release : 14 August 2017
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This collection provides a broad analysis of Afghanistan and its neighbors in recent decades and investigates the various historical and political contexts into which the region has been placed. It examines the legacy of Soviet intervention, patterns of cooperation and conflict among regional states, and recent US strategic initiatives.

Imagining Afghanistan

Imagining Afghanistan
  • Author : Alla Ivanchikova
  • Publisher : Purdue University Press
  • Release : 15 September 2019
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Imagining Afghanistan examines how Afghanistan has been imagined in literary and visual texts that were published after the 9/11 attacks and the subsequent U.S.-led invasion—the era that propelled Afghanistan into the center of global media visibility. Through an analysis of fiction, graphic novels, memoirs, drama, and film, the book demonstrates that writing and screening “Afghanistan” has become a conduit for understanding our shared post-9/11 condition. “Afghanistan” serves as a lens through which contemporary cultural producers contend with the