, Volume 70, Number 4

Robert Fox is Defence Editor of The Evening Standard

An Intimate War: An Oral History of the Helmand Conflict Mike Martin, Hurst, £21.25
The Taliban Revival: Violence and Extremism on Pakistan-Afghanistan Frontier Hassan Abbas, Yale University Press, £17.09 & £10.19 e-book
The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan 2001-2014 Carlotta Gall, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, £16.04 & £10.19 e-book

Afghan election workers carry ballot boxes to a counting centre. Photo: Shah Marai/AFP/Getty

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