Beginning by drawing parallels between the author's experiences at
the British Embassy in Kabul from 2010 to 2013 and her
grandfather's experiences of the same just after Indian
Independence from 1948 to 1950, this book takes a thematic approach
to analyse the role of Britain in Afghanistan since the conclusion
of the Second World War. This examination uncovers a little-known
story about how Britain's imperial withdrawal from Afghanistan in
the late 1940s helped fuel the early Cold War, and why it has
proved so difficult to 'rebuild' Afghanistan recently. At the heart
of the book are the people and buildings of the former British
Embassy, once a potent symbol of imperial might and now occupied by
Pakistan to project its own regional ascendancy in the next chapter
of Afghanistan's troubled story.
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