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(Matinuddin, 1999, p.162)

The relationship between the United States and Afghanistan will always be one of friction and unease. Many have been unable to actually determine the true relationship of these two strong countries despite the fact they have been intertwined by war, corruption, politics and upheaval. Kunz reiterates that:

As an authority, I have taken upon myself the burden of responsibility for all those under me. I must be sensitive to the needs of those others. (Kunz, 1998, p.155)

Afghanistan has certainly had input from many a country to ensure that further conflict and disorder could be detained within a fine control of power. The author of The Bookseller of Kabul Asne Seierstad also found a great opportunity to