By Sarah Chayes

As a former megastar reporter for NPR, Sarah Chayes built a faithful listenership for her on-site experiences on conflicts all over the world. In The Punishment of Virtue, she finds the inaccurate U.S. coverage in Afghanistan within the wake of the defeat of the Taliban, which has critically undermined the hassle to construct democracy and allowed corrupt tribal warlords again into positions of strength and the Taliban to re-infiltrate the rustic. this can be an eyeopening chronicle that highlights the usually infuriating realities of an essential entrance within the battle on terror, exposing deeper, primary issues of present U.S. technique.

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