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Cables from Kabul : the inside story of the West's Afghanistan campaign, Sherard Cowper-Cole

Label
Cables from Kabul : the inside story of the West's Afghanistan campaign
Title
Cables from Kabul
Title remainder
the inside story of the West's Afghanistan campaign
Statement of responsibility
Sherard Cowper-Cole
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A frank and honest memoir by Britain's former ambassador to Kabul which provides a unique, high-level insight into Western policy in Afghanistan. -- From publisher description
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
327.410581
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS371.412
LC item number
.C69 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Cables from Kabul : the inside story of the West's Afghanistan campaign, Sherard Cowper-Cole
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part I : Beginnings -- 1. An offer I couldn't refuse -- 2. First impressions -- 3. Helmandshire -- 4. "A marathon rather than a sprint" -- 5. Breather break -- Part II : Hope over experience -- 6. A king's funeral -- 7. The spreading virus -- 8. The great game- round four -- 9. Hooked on drugs -- 10. Coping in Kabul -- 11. Highland fling: Karzai in Scotland -- 12. Mr. Brown comes to town -- Part III : Against an ebbing tide -- 13. Reversal of fortune -- 14. "We are winning- only it doesn't feel like it" -- 15. The Karzai conundrum -- 16. Cracking on in Helmand -- 17. Afghan attitudes -- 18. Waiting for Obama -- Part IV : Tactics without strategy : One last heave -- 19. Biden and beyond -- 20. Au revoir Afghanistan -- 21. Richard Holbrooke's flying circus -- 22. Where's Dick? -- Part V : Recessional -- 23. Embassy encore -- 24. Untying the knot -- 25. Three lessons learned -- 26. Back to the future
Control code
732731942
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 312 p.
Isbn
9780007432028
Isbn Type
(TPB)
Lccn
2011488489
Other control number
60001456574
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps
System control number
  • .b22169064
  • (OCoLC)732731942
Label
Cables from Kabul : the inside story of the West's Afghanistan campaign, Sherard Cowper-Cole
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part I : Beginnings -- 1. An offer I couldn't refuse -- 2. First impressions -- 3. Helmandshire -- 4. "A marathon rather than a sprint" -- 5. Breather break -- Part II : Hope over experience -- 6. A king's funeral -- 7. The spreading virus -- 8. The great game- round four -- 9. Hooked on drugs -- 10. Coping in Kabul -- 11. Highland fling: Karzai in Scotland -- 12. Mr. Brown comes to town -- Part III : Against an ebbing tide -- 13. Reversal of fortune -- 14. "We are winning- only it doesn't feel like it" -- 15. The Karzai conundrum -- 16. Cracking on in Helmand -- 17. Afghan attitudes -- 18. Waiting for Obama -- Part IV : Tactics without strategy : One last heave -- 19. Biden and beyond -- 20. Au revoir Afghanistan -- 21. Richard Holbrooke's flying circus -- 22. Where's Dick? -- Part V : Recessional -- 23. Embassy encore -- 24. Untying the knot -- 25. Three lessons learned -- 26. Back to the future
Control code
732731942
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 312 p.
Isbn
9780007432028
Isbn Type
(TPB)
Lccn
2011488489
Other control number
60001456574
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps
System control number
  • .b22169064
  • (OCoLC)732731942

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