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Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden,… Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 25-26 Summary

Steve Coll
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Chapters 25-26 Summary and Analysis

George Tenet believes that bin Laden is a serious threat in early 1999 but believes that nuclear proliferation is a bigger threat. Tenet wants more information on bin Laden from reliable sources. He appoints a new chief of the bin Laden unit known as Rich and Cofer Black is named head of the Counterterrorist Center. Blackl takes a more pro-active approach asd decided that Uzbekistan is the best government in the area to work with. The leader Islam Karimov agrees to work with the CIA.

CIA teams also meet with Massoud and supply him with some monitoring and other equipment. Massoud believes that eventually the Taliban strength will wither so he will patiently wait. He wants the United States to pressure the Pakistanis to stop supporting the Taliban. Clinton and the United States are neutral in the Afghan civil war but they will work...

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