Confessions of a Mullah Warrior. by Masood Farivar. From an Afghan with deep roots in his nation’s history, a courageous and evocative memoir of fleeing the. Confessions of a Mullah Warrior By Masood Farivar Atlantic Books £ pages FT Bookshop price £ Confessions of a Mullah Warrior: Book summary and reviews of Confessions of a Mullah Warrior by Masood Farivar.

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From the perilous roads of Afghanistan and being targeted by enemy gunships to the lush campus of Harvard and living in New York, Farivar tells his story which will make you proud to be an American, embarrassed to be an American, left in awe of a man whose story makes you grateful of being an American. At eighteen, he defied his parents and returned home to join the jihad, fighting beside not only the Afghan mujahideen but also Arab and Pakistani volunteers. The book is from a strong muslim perspective which is different from my point of view and worth trying to understand.

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United States of Jihad: Honestly, the only reason I picked it up is because the title was catchy. Although I am somewhat prejudiced due to the fact that the confession is the cousin of a former exchange student, what the Afghans were going through comes across clearly.


Keef rated it really liked it Dec 14, Kurt rated myllah it was ok Apr 02, Jul 27, Rachel Davis rated it it was amazing.

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Confessions of a Mullah Warrior by Masood Farivar

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. I’d recommend this to anyone curious about Afghanistan. I don’t think it’s confessjons written and often went into uninteresting detail. Trivia About Confessions of a Excellent depiction of Aghan society, their beliefs, fears and geo-political conditions.

When he shares of his first impressions when first arriving in America, it makes you laugh, it makes you think and it makes you think twice about how you behave when meeting a foreigner.

As you travel through his life, you see how his experiences have shaped who he is and how even before returning to Afghanistan, he has already served his country. His time in America is funny, it’s enlightening, it’s inspirational.

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The title is misleading and I kept reading waiting for something interesting a “confession” if you will to happen. How many books are there about Afghanistan, its wars, its depressing history, its being betrayed by the entire world? Mary rated it it was ok Oct 27, Mar 04, Muhammad Arrabi rated it it was amazing Shelves: Thomas Hegghammer rated it it was ok May 09, Aug 26, Anne rated it liked it Shelves: Vasu rated it really liked it Jun 01, Masood Farivar was ten years old when his childhood in peaceful and prosperous Afghanistan was shattered by the Soviet invasion in At eighteen, he defied his parents and returned home to join the jihad, fighting beside not only the Afghan mujahideen but also Arab and Pakistani volunteers.


I have often touted that I think we have no business there and just need to bring our troops home – and yet I see how there does need to be much planning and care taken in such a withdrawal. He eventually meets Karimullah who plants the seed of attending school in America.

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