The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan

The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Kim Barker


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When Kim Barker first arrived in Kabul as a journalist in 2002, she slightly owned a passport, spoke in simple terms English and had little proposal easy methods to do the “Taliban Shuffle” among Afghanistan and Pakistan. No matter—her tales approximately Islamic militants and shaky reconstruction have been quickly overshadowed via the larger information in Iraq. yet as she delved deeper into Pakistan and Afghanistan, her love for the hapless nations grew, together with her worry for his or her destiny balance. during this darkly comedian and unsparing memoir, Barker makes use of her wry, incisive voice to reveal the absurdities and tragedies of the “forgotten war,” discovering humor and humanity amid the rubble and heartbreak.
 

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