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Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden,… Setting & Symbolism

Steve Coll
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Objects/Places

Kabul

Kabul is the capital of Afghanistan.

Islamabad

Islamabad is the capital of Pakistan.

Langley

Langley, Virginia, outside of Washington D.C., is where the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency is located.

Mecca

Mecca is a city in Saudi Arabia where the Grand Mosque is located.

Peshawar

Peshawar is a Pakistani town on the Afghan-Pakistan border.

Foggy Bottom

Foggy Bottom is the area of Washington D.C. where the Old Executive Office Building is located. This is where meetings for the interagency group for Afghanistan meetings are held.

New York City

New York City is the location of the World Trade Center which is attacked by Ramzi Yosef.

Khartoum

Khartoum is the capital of the Sudan which had economic sanctions imposed by the United States in 1993 because of government sponsored terrorism.

Kandahar

Kandahar is the area of Afghanistan where the Taliban is formed.

Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan is an...

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