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Taliban : militant Islam, oil, and fundamentalism in Central Asia

Author: Ahmed Rashid
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2000.
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Examines the Taliban and its form of Islamic fundamentalism, explains how the organization rose to power, and discusses its impact on Afghanistan and why the country has become a center for international terrorism.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ahmed Rashid
ISBN: 0300083408 9780300083408 0300089023 9780300089028
OCLC Number: 43840039
Description: xi, 274 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Kandahar 1994: the origins of the Taliban --
Herat 1995: God's invincible soldiers --
Kabul 1996: commander of the faithful --
Mazar-e-Sharif 1997: massacre in the north --
Bamiyan 1998-99: the never-ending war --
Challenging Islam: the new-style fundamentalism of the Taliban --
Secret society: the Taliban's political and military organization --
A vanished gender: women, children and Taliban culture --
High on heroin: drugs and the Taliban economy --
Global jihad: the Arab-Afghans and Osama Bin Laden --
Dictators and oil barons: the Taliban and Central Asia, Russia, Turkey and Israel --
Romancing the Taliban 1: the battle for pipelines 1994-96 --
Romancing the Taliban 2: the battle for pipelines 1997-99: the USA and the Taliban --
Master or victim: Pakistan's Afghan war --
Shia and Sunni: Iran and Saudi Arabia --
Conclusion: the future of Afghanistan.
Other Titles: Taliban, Islam, oil and the new great game in Central Asia
Responsibility: Ahmed Rashid.
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Examines the Taliban and its form of Islamic fundamentalism, explains how the organization rose to power, and discusses its impact on Afghanistan and why the country has become a center for international terrorism.

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"[Rashid is] Pakistan's best and bravest reporter." -- Christopher Hitchens "Vanity Fair"

 
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