Jihad: The Rise of Militant Islam in Central Asia

by Ahmed Rashid

Book cover for Jihad: The Rise of Militant Islam in Central Asia

The terrorist attacks of September 11th have turned the world's attention to areas of the globe about which we know very little. Ahmed Rashid, who explored Afghanistan's Taliban regime in a previous work, here turns his skills as an investigative journalist to the five Central Asian republics adjacent to Afghanistan. Central Asia is coming to play a vital strategic role in the war on terrorism, but the region also poses new threats to global security.

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