TITLE

FROZEN IN TIME

AUTHOR(S)
Fathers, Michael
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);5/22/2000, Issue 20, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the country of Afghanistan which is deteriorating under Taliban control. Misery and hardship in the capital of Kabul due to lack of jobs and number of refugees; Mission of the Taliban which is the creation of an Islamic utopia; The regime's promotion of religious austerity; Focus of the Taliban on the war with Masood rather than the details of their government; Taliban offer to share power if Masood recognizes Mullah Omar as Emir of Afghanistan; Lawlessness which is creeping into the rigid Islamic state. INSET: The Taliban's Land of Milk and Honey, by Ghulam Hasnain.
ACCESSION #
3122682

 

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