Edward Girardet

Edward Girardet is a journalist, writer, and producer who has reported widely from humanitarian and conflict zones in Africa, Asia and elsewhere since the late 70s. As a foreign correspondent based in Paris for The Christian Science Monitor, US News and World Report, and The Macneill/Lehrer NewsHour, he first began covering Afghanistan prior to the Soviet invasion in 1979. He has worked on numerous television current affairs and documentary segments on subjects ranging from the war in Angola to lost tribes in Western New Guinea, and currently lives in Switzerland.


Killing the Cranes

Girardet delivers a gripping and human story of Afghanistan's resistance fighters, foreign invaders, mercenaries, spies, aid workers and Islamic extremists who have defined Afghanistan’s last thirty years of war.

Hardback    £22.50

9781603583428
Published: October 2011 | Chelsea Green Publishing