"In this provocative and engaging book, Peter Eichstaedt has given us an insightful and fascinating on-the-ground account of how the US-Mexico divide has turned into an increasingly militarized frontier of fear.” —Peter Andreas, author of Smuggler Nation: How Illicit Trade Made America and Border Games: Policing the U.S.-Mexico Divide
"A critical read for anyone looking to understand what's at stake as American forces leave Afghanistan." --Tom Peter, of the Christian Science Monitor +++
"Authentic voices of Afghanistan ... capable reporting as compelling reading, vitally important...." -- David Isby, Afghanistan, Graveyard of Empires.
After 10 years of Americans fighting in Afghanistan, which by any measure has been a failure, a book that burrows beneath the rhetoric of war, politics, and diplomacy to reveal the path forward to a sustainable future for Afghanistan.