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The Rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan: Mass Mobilization, Civil War, and the Future of the Region

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On September 11, 2001, the world looked in horror at one of the most nefarious acts of terrorism in history. Neamatollah Nojumi explains how Afghanistan became the base for radical fundamentalism and provides critical understanding of how internal divisions and the devastating effects of foreign involvement undermined the resilience of Afghanistan's communities, led to the ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published January 4th 2002 by Palgrave Macmillan
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Ryan
Oct 01, 2008 Ryan rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Began this after 9/11 - was a great insight into the truths that we now openly acknowledge about the Taliban's rise, and the US's hand in creating that threat. It takes an unflinching look over their crimes against humanity. I found it balanced and disturbing.
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Apr 03, 2008 KP rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An excellent and detailed overview of the rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan- very accessible for people who don't know any of Afghan history or Islamic history.
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