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Recommended Reads

Lost at Tora Bora (2005)

AAN < 1 min

New York Times, 11 September 2005

A useful re-read about the Tora Bora cave complex, “part of a C.I.A.-financed complex built for the mujahedeen,” with Osama bin Laden’s involvement. Featuring also Mawlawi Khales, Haji Abdul Qadir and Engineer Mahmud (both late) and a certain “Brig. Gen. James N. Mattis, the commander of some 4,000 marines.”