The Untold Story of the CIA Mission to Avenge 9/11
Discover the incredible true story of the first Americans to be dropped behind enemy lines in Afghanistan after 9/11. Meet the CIA's Team Alpha, an eclectic band of linguists, tribal experts, and elite warriors, tasked with tracking down Al-Qaeda and preventing future attacks on America. Follow them on their covert mission as they ride into battle on horseback alongside Afghan warlords. First Casualty is a gripping and intimate account of the CIA's early victory and the lessons that were tragically ignored, fueling a decades-long conflict.
2021-10-31T02:21:17.000ZThis book by @tobyharnden is extremely good and readable – source
2022-03-06T18:51:21.000ZI read all Michael Dobbs' books but "One Minute to Midnight" is chilling, as is Lawrence Wright's "Thirteen Days in September." Catherine Belton's excellent "Putin's People" is a must to understand Putin. Also, Toby Harnden's recent "First Casualty" is good on early Afghan. 5/ – source