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Why We Lost: A General's Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars

by Daniel Bolger

A high-ranking general’s gripping insider account of the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and how it all went wrong


Ashley's War

by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

In 2010, the Army created Cultural Support Teams, a secret pilot program to insert women alongside Special Operations soldiers battling in Afghanistan. The Army reasoned that women could play a unique role on...


Confronting the Chaos: A Rogue Historian Returns to Afghanistan

by Sean M. Maloney

While there is a vast amount of literature available on Iraqi operations, until now little has been written about the counterinsurgency and stabilization operations in Afghanistan. With this book, a Canadian...


Military Intervention, Stabilisation and Peace: The search for stability

by Christian Dennys

This book examines international military interventions that have supported stability in four communities in Afghanistan and Nepal, in an attempt to analyse their success and improve this in future.

This is...


No Space for Further Burials

by Feryal Ali Gauhar

A haunting, exquisitely written novel exploring the true devastation of the US war in Afghanistan.


The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014

by Carlotta Gall

A sweeping history and powerful indictment of America's longest overt war, by the veteran New York Times journalist who was stationed in-country throughout the entire conflict.


Canada in Afghanistan: The War So Far

by Peter Pigott

As the war escalates in Afghanistan, Canadians are asking why we are there. This book is an introduction to what is happening and what we can expect through 2009.


Killing the Cranes: A Reporter's Journey through Three Decades of War in Afghanistan

by Edward Girardet

Few reporters have covered Afghanistan as intrepidly and humanely as Edward Girardet. Now, in a gripping, personal account, Girardet delivers a story of that nation's resistance fighters, foreign invaders, mercenaries,...


Military Strategy as Public Discourse: America's war in Afghanistan

by Tadd Sholtis

This book presents the current history of United States military strategy in Afghanistan as an example of dysfunctional policy discourse among the nation's elites.

The legitimacy of a country's military strategy...


American Heroes: On the Homefront

by Oliver North

From the New York Times bestselling author of Heroes Proved, a moving collection of “straightforward, honest testimonials to the courage American troops display on and off the battlefield” (Kirkus Reviews...


They Were Soldiers: How the Wounded Return from America's Wars: The Untold Story

by Ann Jones

A reporter’s firsthand, close-up-and-personal look at the impact of our recent wars on America’s unlucky soldiers.


The Last Warlord: The Life and Legend of Dostum, the Afghan Warrior Who Led US Special Forces to Topple the Taliban Re

by Brian Glyn Williams

Chronicling the spectacular rise to power of General Abdul Rashid Dostum, this is an intimate profile of the one of the most powerful warlords to have dominated Afghanistan in the years since the Soviet withdrawal...


The Taliban Don't Wave

by Robert Semrau

Captain Robert Semraus military trial made international headlines—a Canadian soldier serving in Afghanistan arrested for allegedly killing a grievously wounded Taliban soldier in the field. The trial and...


Above the Din of War: Afghans Speak About Their Lives, Their Country, and Their Future-and Why America Should Listen

by Peter Eichstaedt

Veteran journalist Peter Eichstaedt exposing himself to grave dangers crisscrossing Afghanistan to interview an astonishing array of Afghans. Readers find emotional commentary from a former warlord; blunt talk...


The Hands of War: A Tale of Endurance and Hope, from a Survivor of the Holocaust

by Marione Ingram & Keith Lowe

A New York Times Best Seller!

Marione Ingram grew up in Hamburg, Germany, in the late 1930s and early 1940s. She was German. She was Jewish. She was a survivor.  This is her story.

As a young girl, Marione was...


Keep Your Head Down: One commando's brutally honest account of fighting in Afghanistan

by Nathan Mullins

A brutally honest, poignant but at times hilarious account of fighting in Afghanistan with the 2 Commando Company of the Australian Army Reserve.


15 Years of War: How the Longest War in U.S. History Affected a Military Family in Love, Loss, and the Cost Of Service

by Kristine Schellhaas

Less than 1% of our nation will ever serve in our armed forces, leaving many to wonder what life is really like for military families. He answers the call of duty in Afghanistan, Iraq, and the Pacific; she keeps...


Afghanistan

by Geoffrey Hayes & Mark Sedra

Many have questioned the wisdom of the international intervention in Afghanistan in light of the escalation of violence and instability in the country in the past few years. Particularly uncertain are Canadians,...


Punching Below Our Weight: How Inter-Service Rivalry has Damaged the British Armed Forces

by Frank Ledwidge

In this 5,000-word e-book, the author of the bestselling Losing Small Wars looks at the problem of rivalry between the top ranks of the Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force. He argues that senior generals, admirals...


Emergency War Surgery

by Miguel A. Cubano, Martha K. Lenhart & Borden Institute

 As an update to the much-referenced 2004 version of Emergency War Surgery, information in this edition reflects lessons learned from American involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan, and represents state-of-the-art...