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Greg Mortenson, under fire for allegedly fabricating details in his best-seller "Three Cups of Tea," agreed in a settlement to give the charity he co-founded more than $1 million, nearly a year after Montana's attorney general began investigating the organization's financial affairs.

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Book scandal must not reflect on Afghan girls schoolsupdated: Fri Apr 22 2011 06:38:00

We live in the Charlie Sheen era of wall-to-wall, "shock and awe" scandal coverage. And at the moment, Greg Mortenson is in the crosshairs. The man from Montana who toured America promoting the potential of girls in Afghanistan and Pakistan is now experiencing the painful flip side of the media adulation that catapulted him to fame.

'Three Cups of Tea' is true story, charity saysupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 06:28:00

As controversy continued to swirl over its financial affairs, the Central Asia Institute denied Wednesday that fundamental stories in the bestselling book that spawned the charity are not true.

2008: Greg Mortenson's missionupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 06:28:00

In 2008, CNN's Fareed Zakaria interviewed Greg Mortenson, author of the best-seller "Three Cups of Tea."

Montana AG says he is looking into 'Three Cups of Tea' charityupdated: Tue Apr 19 2011 22:54:00

Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock said Tuesday his office is looking into the charity run by best-selling "Three Cups of Tea" co-author Greg Mortenson, following reports that key stories in the book are false.

'Three Cups of Tea' author threatened with lawsuit for defamationupdated: Tue Apr 19 2011 07:03:00

The best-selling author of "Three Cups of Tea" and another book that cast light on the need to educate girls in Pakistan and Afghanistan may face a legal battle and a review from the book's publisher amid allegations that key stories in the books are false.

Book author accused of lyingupdated: Tue Apr 19 2011 07:03:00

Peter Bergen joins others who say Greg Mortensen fabricated parts of his book including being kidnapped in Afghanistan.

Inspiritational best-seller inaccurate?updated: Mon Apr 18 2011 10:37:00

CNN's American Morning speaks to CNN's national security analyst about allegations that Greg Mortenson's book is bogus.

'Three Cups of Tea': Served with a grain of salt?updated: Mon Apr 18 2011 10:37:00

Greg Mortenson, the high-profile advocate of girls' education in Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been forced to defend his best-selling book "Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations ... One School at a Time," against charges that key stories in it are false.

American mountaineer fights Taliban with books, not bombsupdated: Tue Aug 04 2009 11:45:00

Greg Mortenson brushed his tears away. His body sagged when he saw it happen. The prize he had sought for 78 agonizing days was slipping from his view.

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