For long and painful years Afghanistan - as a country and as a nation - has had to survive many wars, it has experienced interventions by the British Empire, the civil war, the Soviet invasion and now has become one of the front-lines in the global war on terrorism. Generations of Afghan people have seen violence, torture and murders of their families and loved ones. The on-going war led by the United States and its allies does not promise to end soon. This book provides all the information about some of the darkest times in the history of Afghanistan. It is a highly valuable and important reading material.