TITLE

Taliban

AUTHOR(S)
Ryan, James
PUB. DATE
August 2017
SOURCE
Taliban;8/1/2017, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an overview of the history of the fundamentalist Taliban regime in Afghanistan. Origins of the movement; Details of the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan; Role of Mullah Mohammad Omar in bringing the Taliban to power; The regime's literal interpretation of the Koran and repressive public policies; Association with exiled Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden; Efforts of the Taliban to create a pure Islamic state; Details of the Northern Military Alliance's (NMA) opposition to the regime; Ouster of the Taliban in 2001.
ACCESSION #
18006147

 

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