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Published: 01 July 2014

ISBN: 9780199387984

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An Intimate War

An Oral History of the Helmand Conflict, 1978-2012

Mike Martin

  • A striking insight into how well-meaning outsiders have repeatedly misunderstood the conflict in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, and inadvertently exacerbated the violence.
  • · Written by a Pashto-speaker who has previously penned a book that was required reading for intelligence staff and British commanders deployed to the province
  • Gives voice to the Helmandis themselves through its oral history

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