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The Taliban and Afghanistan

The Taliban and Afghanistan

implications for regional security and options for international action.

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Published by U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, DC (1200 17th St., NW, Suite 200, Washington 20036-3011) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Taliban,
  • Security, International,
  • Afghanistan -- History -- 1989-2001,
  • Afghanistan -- Politics and government -- 1989-2001

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSpecial report, Special report (United States Institute of Peace)
    ContributionsTavana, Namahashri., Cronin, Patrick M., 1958-, Alterman, Jon B., 1964-, United States Institute of Peace.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. :
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17602638M
    OCLC/WorldCa40835877


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6 hours ago  Suicide bomb in eastern Afghanistan kills five The Taliban have claimed responsibility for the attack, which targeted a military base but detonated prematurely By Associated Press 14 May The Taliban emerged as a significant force in Afghanistan in when they were assigned by Pakistan to protect a convoy in Afghanistan, which marked the beginning of a long-term alliance between the group and Pakistani security forces.

Ahmed Rashid has written the gold standard of books on the Taliban. He charts the rise of Al Qaeda from the Soviet war in Afghanistan to Afghan civil war, to a ruling government of sorts until after September 11th Cited by: The Taliban: War, Religion and the New Order in Afghanistan.

The Taliban are yet another manifestation of the growth of radical Islam worldwide. This book explores what they stand for and the factors leading to their rapid rise to military and political dominance over Afghanistan.3/5(2).

1 day ago  Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the leader of the Taliban delegation, and Zalmay Khalilzad, U.S. envoy for peace in Afghanistan, shake hands after signing an agreement at a ceremony between members of.

There was no such thing as the Taliban until Afghanistan’s civil war in the wake of the Soviet Union's troop withdrawal in after a decade-long occupation. But by the time their last troops withdrew in February of that year, they’d left a nation in social and economic shards, million dead, millions of refugees and orphans in Iran and Pakistan, and a gaping.

At least two Americans remain missing in Afghanistan, including commercial contractor Mark Frerichs, who was kidnapped on Jan. 31 by the Haqqani Network, a faction of the Afghan The Taliban and Afghanistan book, U.S.

8 hours ago  The U.S. has been trying to get the Taliban and the Afghan government to start negotiations, which have been held up as both sides squabble over a promised release of each other's prisoners.

The Taliban and the Crisis of Afghanistan explores the paradox at the center of this challenging phenomenon: how has a seemingly anachronistic band of religious zealots managed to retain a tenacious foothold in the struggle for Afghanistan's future.

Grounding their analysis in a deep understanding of the country's past, leading scholars of Afghan history, politics, society, and culture show how the Taliban.

Taliban, Pashto Ṭālebān (“Students”), also spelled Taleban, ultraconservative political and religious faction that emerged in Afghanistan in the mids following the withdrawal of Soviet troops, the collapse of Afghanistan’s communist regime, and the subsequent breakdown in civil faction took its name from its membership, which consisted largely of students.

This book deserves appreciation for its minute accounts of the happenings in Afghanistan under the Taliban. Rashid has done a fairly good amount of research on the Taliban and its style of rule. And his unfearful description of the intensive involvement of Pakistan's army and ISI in Afghanistan is reflective of a true journalistic spirit.4/5(4).

The Taliban and the Crisis of Afghanistan explores the paradox at the center of this challenging phenomenon: how has a seemingly anachronistic band of religious zealots managed to retain a tenacious foothold in the struggle for Afghanistan's future.

Grounding their analysis in a deep understanding of the country's past, leading scholars of Afghan history, politics, society, and culture show how the Taliban /5(5). The Taliban and the Crisis in Afghanistan is an up-to-date collection of expert essays on the rise, fall and renaissance of the Taliban, set against the backdrop of Afghan wars that extended from the s to their assumption of power in and fall in /5.

William Dalrymple's top 10 books on Afghanistan From 16th-century Mughal rulers, to daring Victorian spies and today's Taliban, the travel writer and historian picks his favourites from a rich. A FGHANISTAN HAS been at war for more than 40 years—longer than most of the world’s population has been alive.

America and the insurgents of the Taliban. An extraordinary little document is making the rounds among the Taliban of Afghanistan. As first reported in NEWSWEEK by Ron Moreau and Sami Yousufzai on. A Secret Accord With the Taliban: When and How the U.S. Would Leave Afghanistan The Taliban have read the secret annexes of the recently signed peace deal.

But most Americans haven’t, nor have. Alex Strick van Linschoten is a researcher and writer based in Amman, Jordan. His previous books include, with Felix Kuehn, Poetry of the Taliban, An Enemy We Created and My Life with the holds a PhD in War Studies from King’s College London.

Felix Kuehn is a researcher and writer based in Berlin. He has worked in Afghanistan sincefocusing on the Taliban. Fundamentally, the United States-Taliban deal is futile if Washington is not also committed to dismantling and defeating the Haqqani network.

On. The Taliban and the Crisis of Afghanistan is an important resource, particularly for the reader already familiar with the Taliban who is looking for greater depth. The book’s strength is that it examines the Taliban phenomenon from a variety of perspectives.

Afghanistan (ăfgăn´Ĭstăn´, ăfgän´Ĭstän´), officially Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, republic ( est. pop. 33,),sq mi (, sq km), S central istan is bordered by Iran on the west, by Pakistan on the east and south, and by Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan on the north; a narrow strip, the Vakhan (Wakhan), extends in the.

vii, pages: 23 cm "The Taliban explores what the Taliban stand for and the factors leading to their rapid rise. It describes the war which continues to afflict the Afghan people as well as the geo-political context and part played by vertain powers in the region, and by the United States, in the Taliban's dramatic expansion."--Page 4 of coverPages:   The best books on Afghanistan: start your reading here Our literary tour of Afghanistan takes in tales of war, kite-flying, the Taliban and patience stones Global development is supported byAuthor: Pushpinder Khaneka.

The Taliban was formed in the early s by Islamic fighters who had resisted the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan throughout the s, as well as younger Pashtun students; taliban is Pashto for "student." The organization was attractive to the people of Afghanistan because it promised stability after a turbulent decade.

At the beginning of The Taliban Shuffle, the dedication reads: "To the people of Afghanistan and Pakistan, who are still waiting for the punchline."This sums up the tone of Kim Barker's excellent nonfiction book.

Covering her adventures in Pakistan and Afghanistan as a foreign reporter for The Chicago Tribune, The Taliban Shuffle is a sardonic, satirical piece of long-form.

An Enduring U.S. Commitment. Septem Democracy and Afghanistan. A Bloody Resurgence. Cracks in the Coalition. A Taliban Commander Falls. Aug Collateral Killings Mount.

Violent Activities. Bythe mujahideen have “carved [Kandahar, Afghanistan] and neighboring districts into criminal fiefs.”The Taliban emerge as a united force in Kandahar, Afghanistan, with Mullah Mohammed Omar as their leader.

The group soon absorbs o students and clerics from western Pakistan and begins implementing sharia. This book is a indepth look into the cultural mechanisms of the Taliban and the social backdrop of Afghanistan prior and during the Taliban regime.

Reading this book prior to Septem brought a haunting and prophetic reality to the issues. taliban views on a future state 7 Even in the case of withdrawal and the reconfiguration of the state, the Taliban military rank-and-file are likely to be the most resistant to any power-sharing arrangements (and, before that, to negotiations).File Size: KB.

Rashid offers the only authoritative account of the Taliban available to English-language readers, explaining the Taliban’s rise to power, its impact on Afghanistan and the Middle East and Central Asia, its role in oil and gas company decisions, and the effects of changing American attitudes toward the Taliban.

The Taliban is an indigenous, largely Pashtun-based, movement in Afghanistan. However, it is highly dependent on its Pakistani and, to a lesser extent, Iranian allies, who exert influence over its Author: Joshua Sinai. For U.S. defense officials, the deal allows the United States to keep a foothold in Afghanistan depending upon the conditions on the ground, monitor whether the Taliban seeks peace and carry out.

South Asia:: Afghanistan. All Space Capital Landscapes. For more than 3, years, Kabul has occupied a strategic location along Central and Southern Asian trade routes.

In the late eighteenth century, Kabul was established as Afghanistan's capital. In this false-color satellite image vegetation appears fluorescent green, urban areas range in.

Get this from a library. The Taliban: war and religion in Afghanistan. [Peter Marsden] -- Presents an informative exploration of the Taliban, what they believe, their rise to power and control of Afghanistan, association with Osama bin. His book will find a well-deserved place on the bookshelves of any soldier, diplomat, or other student of South Asia.’ — Graeme Smith, author of The Dogs Are Eating Them Now: Our War In Afghanistan ‘Taliban Narratives provides a fascinating look into the propaganda war between the Taliban and the United States in Afghanistan.

Packed with. A street vendor sells bread in an alley of Charahi Qambar refugee camp in Kabul, a day after the U.S. and the Taliban agreed to a peace deal. But for Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani, the. The Trump Administration’s launch of negotiations with the Taliban, last year, startled many women in Afghanistan.

For more than nine months, talks in Doha, Qatar, took place behind closed doors Author: Jane Ferguson. 'The Rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan contains some valuable information and interpretations concerning recent events in Afghanistan.' - M.

Yapp, Times Literary Supplement 'This book provides a comprehensive historical account and an interesting analysis of Afghanistan's political developments since the s.' - ECPR Newsletter.

Her book about those years, The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan, a dark comedic take on her time in South Asia, was published by Doubleday.

The movie version, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, was released instarring Tina Fey, Martin Freeman, Alfred Molina, Margot Robbie and Billy Bob Thornton.4/4(7). In The Taliban Revival he charts the resurgence of the Taliban on both sides of the Afghanistan–Pakistan border.

The book is well written, deeply researched, analytically sharp and is an important contribution to our understanding of the Taliban.'. The Taliban and the Crisis of Afghanistan edited by Robert D.

Crews and Amin Tarzi. Harvard University Press,pp. Robert Crews and Amin Tarzi’s The Taliban and the Crisis of Afghanistan is a must-read for those who want to gain insight into the Taliban and the complexities of Afghanistan.

The book consists of eight essays, an expansive. The Afghanistan peace plan will strengthen the Taliban and make America less safe. His next book, Divided We Fall, will be released in He is a former major in the United States Army.Washington, D.C., Septem - Marking the second anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the National Security Archive at George Washington University today posted on the Web a new collection of recently declassified U.S.

documents covering the controversial rise to power of Osama bin Laden's former hosts in Afghanistan, the Taliban.