`Not just a who's who of terrorism in Afghanistan since 2002. It's also a what's what,and a why's why.'
-- NATO Review, Spring 2008
'This detailed study chronicles the rise of what Giustozzi labels "the neo-Taliban". ' -- Foreign Affairs, Jan.-Feb. 2008
About the Author
Antonio Giustozzi has spent more than a decade visiting, researching and writing on Afghanistan. He is based at the Crisis States Research Centre at the LSE, where he focusses on the political aspects of insurgency and warlordism. His last book, War, Politics and Society in Afghanistan, 1978-92, was published by Hurst in 2000.