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Ultimately, along with a clear writing style, the strengths of this book are Malkasian’s deep understanding of both sides of the insurgency, and his willingness to draw larger conclusions from his experience in Garmser. It is not too soon to consider this a classic. War Comes to Garmser is very highly recommended. Scott Stephenson, Ph.D., Fort Leavenworth, Kansas NO EXIT FROM PAKISTAN: America’s Tortured Relationship with Islamabad Daniel S. Markey, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013, 237 pages, $27.99 I n his 2010 book My Life with the Taliban, Abdul Salam Zaeef, a senior founding member of the Taliban and former amba