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    • Seeds of Terror

    • How Heroin Is Bankrolling the Taliban and Al Qaeda
    • By: Gretchen Peters
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Most Americans think of the Taliban and al Qaeda as a bunch of bearded fanatics fighting an Islamic crusade from caves in Afghanistan. But that doesn't explain their astonishing comeback along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. Why is it that eight years after we invaded Afghanistan, the CIA says that these groups are better armed and better funded than ever? Seeds of Terror will reshape the way you think about America's enemies, revealing them less as ideologues and more as criminals.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting topic, but an overabundance of detail

    • By Matthew on 10-25-09

    Regular price: $20.99