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The Taliban is a religious group formed in Afghanistan in 1994 consumed of mostly Pashtuns from Afghanistan who took control of the Afghanistan government in 1996 and ruled them until the attack of September 11, 2001 . “The Taliban's promise - in Pashtun areas straddling Pakistan and Afghanistan - was to restore peace and security and enforce their own austere version of Sharia, or Islamic law, once in power (BBC News).” Members of the Taliban help out al-Qaeda, they are dangerous, and they give...

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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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Behind Taliban Lines Analysis

In the documentary Behind Taliban Lines, a brave Afghan journalist named Najibullah Quraishi, risks his life by accepting the invitation as guest to visit the Taliban regime in northern Afghanistan. An exceptional outcome of the visit is a documentary of what the insurgents’ day-to-day lives consisted of. The events that are shown take place in the areas of Afghanistan where the Taliban forces started to increasingly run their operations against opposing forces (Doran). Beginning with the background...

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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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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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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 Taliban In Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner

“There is no act more wretched than stealing” (Hosseini 106). The Taliban did exactly that when they stole the freedom of the Afghan people. The Taliban turned out to be terrible abusers of the Afghan people and they destroyed many traditions of the Afghan culture as it was illustrated in The Kite Runner. Although they treated everyone so poorly, the Hazara people got the worst end of the Taliban reign. They turned the country against each other. They took over Kabul, they mistreated children...

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