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Taliban By Ahmed Rashid Ahmed Rashid's Taliban was the best book on the history and ideology of the Taliban when it was first published in 2000. It still is. In three sections that read easily and fluidly, Rashid oulines the ideological and historical origins of the Taliban, the Taliban's interpretation of Islam, and the Taliban and Afghanistan's place in "the new great game," a competition between regional and western powers for that region of the world. Fanaticism Resurgent In 2000, the Taliban was...

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doctors without being flogged or raped. This is what every woman had to suffer through, when the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan. They stripped all women of their basic human rights; their ability to work, education, healthcare, and transportability. If the women of Afghanistan did not obey Taliban’s decrees they were brutally beaten and punished for their violation of Taliban’s laws. Under the Taliban regime girls were denied of education and knowledge, the most important factors of growing for...

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The Taliban

 Global Terrorism GVPT 406 Term Paper The Taliban Patrick Arihi The US Department of State has never labelled or listed the Taliban in its foreign terrorist Organization list. In this paper, I will show that the Taliban is a terrorist organization and need to be labelled as such by the US Department of State. The US Federal Bureau of Investigations has defined international terrorism as follows: “Involve violent acts or acts dangerous...

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Taliban in Afghanistan

be. But a few years would change that all. Everything that the citizens of Afghanistan knew, their entire way of life would change. The cause? The Taliban. The Taliban are an extremist Muslim group from Afghanistan. The Taliban, who call themselves Jihad or “freedom fighters” are the most brutal extremist Muslims in the world. To understand the Taliban you must understand how they where able to gain control of Afghanistan ,there rule during the time period they controlled Afghanistan, and how they...

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Rise of the Taliban

bringers of hope to a hopeless society, but soon after brought oppression and fear to all. The Taliban, or “students,” were only brought to the attention of most westerners after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. However, they have a much deeper history rooted as far back as the Soviet Union’s invasion and occupation of the region. In order to comprehend the rise, fall and re-emergence of the Taliban, three men must be mentioned: Mohammad Omar, Ahmad Shah Massoud, and the most famous terrorist...

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Taliban vs Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Taliban Regime Vs the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Afghanistan is a mountainous land-locked country, which is one of the central Asian countries. In addition, it is an Islamic country that Islam religion has played a significant role in governing it. In Afghanistan Many governments had been changed in past several decades. For instance, the Kingdom of Amanullah Khan, the Kingdom of Mohammad Nadir Shah, Mohammad Zahir Shah, The Communist Regimes, the Islamic State of Afghanistan, Taliban Regime...

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Taliban Research Paper

The Taliban Afghanistan has had a rough past few decades due to the Taliban, who also call themselves a “political movement group.” The Taliban has made Afghanistan a very cruel place to live because of all the violence and ways the Taliban has changed the Afghanistan culture. The Taliban made the country a very scary place to live, as they also have access to many weapons they use to keep themselves a strong force. The Taliban has made a statement overall to the world, whether it is them making...

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How the Taliban Changed Afghanistan

Written For a Sophomore English Class How the Taliban Changed Afghanistan Khaled Hosseini’s novel, The Kite Runner, follows the life of a young boy living in Afghanistan; a very different Afghanistan than the one we know today. Through his eyes we see the country he loves, his home, torn apart by a war with the Soviet Union, then a civil war, before finally being taken over by an extremely strict religious group called the Taliban. This series of horrible events destroys everything he loved...

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Afghanistan-Taliban and Their Downfall

AFGHANISTAN-TALIBAN AND THEIR DOWNFALL 5. Geo-Strategic Importance of Afghanistan. Afghanistan is Central Asia’s land locked country, spread over an area of 253, 861 miles. Bordered on the North by the Republics of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, North-East by the Chinese province of Sinkiang, on the South-East by Pakistan, and on the West by Iran. Afghanistan’s geopolitical importance has been that of a buffer state first between the Tsarist Russian and the British Indian Empires and...

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The Abuse of Women Under the Taliban

The Abuse of Women Under the Taliban In the supplemental text from the time magazine article we read a woman is beaten and abused by her husband and brother-in-law. She attempts to run away in efforts to save her life. We see, as we read this excerpt from the article, the common theme of cruelty and mistreatment of women under the Taliban: “The Taliban pounded on the door just before midnight, demanding that Aisha, 18, be punished for running away from her husband's house. They dragged her...

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