Hamid Karzai

Hamid Karzai

by Viqi Wagner

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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This contemporary biography series profiles the lives of some of today's most prominent newsmakers; whether covering contributions and achievements or notorious deeds, books in this series examine why these well-known people garner public attention.; ; Offering insight into the lives of people who have made an impact in the modern era, People in the News volumes are sure to be of interest to students researching current topics and popular culture. Through quotations from the individual profiled as well

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420504255
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
Publication date: 05/27/2011
Series: People in the News Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Introduction: The Afghan Partner in America's Longest War 8

Chapter 1 The Dutiful Son 14

Chapter 2 Driving Out a Superpower 29

Chapter 3 Driving Out the Taliban 46

Chapter 4 President Karzai 61

Chapter 5 Karzai's Uncertain Future 77

Notes 93

Important Dates 98

For More Information 101

Index 104

Picture Credits 111

About the Author 112

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