Steve Coll Writing Styles in Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden,…

Steve Coll
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Ghost Wars is written in the third person point of view with the author Steve Coll as narrator. The use of the third person allows the author to provide the background details and information that are necessary for the reader. This allows the author to convey the most information to the reader and is the appropriate choice for an informational book of this kind. The author wants to tell the story of Afghanistan and the events leading up to the September 2001 attacks on Washington and New York. He begins with the problems in Afghanistan that lead to the Soviet invasion and result in covert CIA activities. He explains how training camps are established and how bin Laden becomes involved, forms the al-Qaeda, and becomes the leading financier of terrorism.

Steve Coll is well qualified to write a book of this nature. He is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist...

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