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Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden,… Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 10-12 Summary

Steve Coll
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Chapters 10-12 Summary and Analysis

Gary Schroen is back at the United States embassy in Islamabad as Kabul station chief. The Najibullah government has not fallen so Schroen waits in Pakistan. The CIA is still funding Massoud and other rebels without the ISI knowing it. Hamid Gul is now chief of the ISI. Pakistan has formed an Afghan government and proposes an attack against Jalalabad so the new government can be installed on Afghan soil. Bennzair Bhutto is now Prime Minister and is suspicious of Gul and the ISI but approves the Jalalabad campaign.

The battle for Jalalabad wages for months. Neither Jalalabad or the Najibullah government falls. The views and recommendation of Ed McWilliams runs counter to those of the CIA at Langley. The Foreign Service officer is transferred back to Washington.

The CIA establishes a radio facility for the rebels near Parrot's Beak. The CIA agents...

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