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Taliban And Taliban For Taliban

- groups to mujahideen groups fighting the Taliban for power. The support from Pakistan for the Taliban coupled with growing support from Afghanistan civilians caused the balance of the fighting to be in favor of the Taliban. Martin Ewans points out that the Pakistani support for the Taliban cannot be understated: The Taliban forces that proceeded to advance through Afghanistan in the winter of 1994–95 were equipped with tanks, APCs, artillery, and even aircraft, but however much equipment they may have acquired in Spin Boldak, Kandahar or elsewhere, they could not despite energetic denials, have operated without training, ammunition, fuel, and maintenance facilities provided by Pakistan....   [tags: Taliban, Afghanistan, United States]

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Anti Taliban And The Neo Taliban

- In Koran, Kalashnikov and Laptop, Antonio Guistozzi makes a compelling argument for how the Neo-Taliban resurged in Afghanistan. By not fully appreciating the rural villages and South Afghanistan, the United States and Afghan government, allowed for the recruitment and training of insurgents without any punitive action. The failure of the counter insurgency effort to properly be proactive and offensive rather than its opposite, allowed the Neo-Taliban time to gather its strength and to learn how to properly hinder a superior force....   [tags: Afghanistan, Taliban, War in Afghanistan]

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Pakistani Taliban And The Taliban

- When the United States first led their camping into Afghanistan in late 2001, the organization which is now known as the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan were only seen as sympathizers and supporters of the Afghan Taliban and other organizations. From roughly 2002-2004 Pakistani forces were using the majority of their resources finding those linked to Al Qaeda in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) (Abbas, 2008). During this time small militant groups began to network with one another (Black; Benjamin, 2011)....   [tags: Taliban, Pakistan, Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan]

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The Attack Of The Taliban

- A few days ago, American drone attack along the Durand Line targeted the Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansur and martyred him. After the attack [President] Obama said: "We targeted the Taliban leader; that was a big step ahead; we created opportunity for peace in Afghanistan; the Taliban should accept the Kabul government, otherwise more attacks would be carried out against them." Following Obama, the powerless Kabul officials also said: "We attacked Mansur; the Taliban should make peace, otherwise the Americans will hit them with drone again." Obama taking responsibility for the drone attack and making the announcement himself, the puppet Kabul regime 's pleasure on the martyrdom o...   [tags: Taliban, Afghanistan, Pakistan, United States]

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The Taliban Creates A Humanitarian Crisis

- IIII-Taliban creates a humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan a-Thousands of people lost their lives When the Taliban controlled more territories in Afghanistan, then many people became victim under the brutal regime. Many people lost their lives, also When the Taliban lost the power after 2001, and then also the Taliban started killing many civilians and combats in Afghanistan. They used different ways to kill people. A Suicide bombing is one a dangerous way to kill many people. For instance, a grim report from Kabul discovers that the hardline suicide attacks, detonating land mines, and other violence in Afghanistan’s bloody struggle against another....   [tags: Afghanistan, Taliban, Helmand Province]

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The Taliban As An Unorganized Group

- After a couple of days, Quraishi was given the opportunity to join the Taliban on a mission against American forces. On this mission, Quraishi had learned that a lot of the support that the Taliban had received was from the Afghan people. For example, several of them had buried old munition the Mujahadeen had used against Soviet forces. Later on, they unburied this munition and delivered it to Taliban forces. This revealed that the Taliban still had supporters despite their violent acts. On top of the munition, the Taliban used whatever they could find against the Americans....   [tags: Taliban, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Al-Qaeda]

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John Walker Lindh: The American Taliban

- John Walker Lindh an American citizen who has been referred to as “The American Taliban”, left the United States to receive military training as an enemy combat. Upon his departure from the United States, he received the necessary discipline that was required in order to be a part of the Afghan Army. These Afghans were in the business for recruiting Muslims to engage in the fight against the Northern Alliance in Afghanistan’s civil war. After training and fighting with an Afghan based Taliban group, the ultimate result ended with John Walker Lindh being captured as an enemy and returned to his homeland....   [tags: The American Taliban]

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The Chaos Of The Afghan Taliban Leadership

- The mayhem following Shahbaz Taseer’s miraculous escape from captivity in Afghanistan flags a serious communication breakdown between Islamabad and its instruments of statecraft. It also spotlights the increasing futility of using the term “Afghan Taliban” to represent a centralized militant umbrella engaged in armed conflict with Kabul and allegedly remote-controlled by Islamabad. Such a top–down model ceased to exist after the US troop surge in 2010. Moreover, reports of internecine warfare make it harder to separate friend from foe....   [tags: Taliban, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Osama bin Laden]

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Prostitution Under the Taliban

- With the arrival of the Taliban the social and more importantly the economical problems for the women of Afghan has increased. These women live their lives under monstrous oppression of both Jehadi and Taliban fundamentalists in disastrous situations, most of the Afghan women’s basic human rights are denied to them. By the rule of the Taliban, women are denied the right to have a job, this ruling that has created a flood of unemployed women in Kabul. These women that are unemployed now face very serious financial difficulties, suffering along side them are their children....   [tags: Taliban]

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Life Under the Taliban

- Life Under the Taliban Afghanistan is one of the poorest and most troubled countries in the world. The land that occupies Afghanistan has a long history of domination by foreign conquerors and strife among internally warring factions. At the gateway between Asia and Europe, this land was conquered by Darius I of Babylonia circa 500 B.C., and Alexander the Great of Macedonia in 329 B.C., among others. In recent years, war and lawlessness had destroyed much of the country; millions of people went into exile and brought its economy to a standstill....   [tags: Taliban Afghanistan Middle East Essays]

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History of the Taliban

- Mullah Muhammad Omar, the leader of the Afghanistan Taliban Regime and one of the most wanted men by the United States (U.S.) government. How does a man born to one of the poorest province become one of the most wanted men alive. The U. S. State Department is offering a reward up to ten million dollars for the capture of Mullah Omar. Omar is considered to be a man of mystery, who is highly respected, feared, and stubborn among his people. Omar is said to have ties with al-Qaeda, a known terrorist group that is responsible for September 11 attack....   [tags: Afghanistan]

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the taliban

- As I started to think about what aspect of terrorism I wanted to write a paper on, it occurred to me that I didn’t really know much about the Taliban group. Which is one of the major terrorist groups in today’s society. So I am going to try and explain this group the best that I can. In couple different aspects, one is what their rules are, two how they treat women, and three what types of terrorist acts they have committed. The Taliban group is a group of men who formed in 1994 in the country of Kandahar by Islamic students who took a radical approach to interpreting Islam....   [tags: essays research papers]

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US Negotiations Problems with the Taliban

- After Al Qaeda attacks upon the United States in 2011, the Taliban regime, the main ally of Al Qaeda, was overthrown by International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) in Afghanistan. Afterwards, the Taliban regime was replaced by a new democratic regime supported by International Society. For some years, the Taliban was not a serious danger to Afghanistan anymore. Nevertheless, they rose once again. PRI, Public Radio International, had reported how the Taliban was rising again in 2009. Since that time, they are fighting against Afghan government and have not left the battleground yet....   [tags: NATO,afghanistan, al qaeda]

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The Sociological Complexities of the Taliban

- Due to the ethnocentrism of American culture and ideas, the tribal group known as the Taliban may seem like a sociological disgrace to law-abiding citizens of the United States. The Taliban is made up of Pakistanis and Afghans who are said to be the “Holy Warriors of Allah” and rigidly adhere to a set of standards set out by the prophet Mohammed himself. They are considered one of the most radical groups that exist in the world today and are looked upon as dishonorable and even appalling by less radical Muslims....   [tags: terrorism, terrorists, sociology]

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The Taliban After The Invasion Of Afghanistan

- Cody Foreman 9/23/15 Period 6 The Taliban The Taliban was formed after the invasion of Afghanistan in 1979. They were to try and kick out the Soviet troops there. The Soviets were there saying they would rebuild Afghanistan’s economy. The Soviets resented Muhahidin. Muhahidin was where the Taliban was formed. The US supported Afghanistan in many areas but after the attacks on the US in 2001, the US declared war on Afghanistan. It was soon realized that the support from the US to Afghanistan was a mistake....   [tags: Al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, Islamic terrorism]

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Human Rights Infringements of the Taliban

- Human Rights Infringements of the Taliban In the Middle East, specifically Pakistan and Afghanistan, there is an Islamist extremist group that resorts to terrorist actions in order to achieve and maintain power. In 1994 this group, called the Taliban, started in Afghanistan as a political organization and later invaded Pakistan. They have enforced strict Islamic rule on all of the inhabitants of the two countries. The Taliban protected Osama bin Laden after the United States had accused him of organizing the terrorist attacks of 9/11....   [tags: middle east, islamist extremist groups]

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Comparing the Tea Party and the Taliban

- “They (The Tea Party) should be called what they really are, the American Taliban.” Most citizens of the United States would not think to compare a ruthless terrorist movement like the Taliban with an “American grassroots movement” like the Tea Party. Nevertheless, these two groups are quite similar. The Tea party started as a grassroots movement that protested high taxes and large government as well as the Affordable Care Act in 2009. They believe that the government is deaf to the people’s voices and that “government should be reduced to the size where I can flush it down the drain.” They have evolved into a group that strikes fear into the hearts of politicians across the country....   [tags: social issues, ruthless terrorist movement]

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Heroes or Villains? - The Taliban

- What is a hero. What is a villain. Although definitions vary within our global society, it is generally accepted that a hero is selfless, humble, and moral and has integrity, while a villain is corrupt or evil, incapable of feeling guilt or compassion and is guilty of committing heinous crimes. However, it should be noted that the labels of ‘hero’ and ‘villain’ are subjective, and that, in the words of Sirius Black (the falsely incriminated godfather of the titular hero of the Harry Potter series) “… the world isn’t split into good people and [villains]....   [tags: afghanistan, pakistan, terrorists, war on terror]

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Islam And The Taliban Of The Middle East

- Before reading I am Malala, I did not have much knowledge on Muslim’s or what it is like to live in the Middle East. I had the common knowledge that Muslims believe Muhammad was a prophet to guide humanity, they follow their sacred book called the Quran, they wear turbans, and I thought that Muslims don’t believe in God. . I did not know that education was being restricted from women and the Taliban is taking control over the government. I had always thought that Muslims worshiped a different God than Christians....   [tags: Qur'an, Islam, Muhammad, Leadership]

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The Religion Of The Taliban And The Branch Davidians

- Philip Seymour Hoffman once said, “One person 's religion is another person 's cult”. It is true that all religions were once cults. Many religions began with a single messenger who was sent revelations from God that no one had ever heard or seen before, thus making them the source of torture and ridicule. Once a cult gains a massive amount of followers and acceptance within society, it becomes a religion. Both entities incorporate beliefs, practices, and community, however, they acquire completely different lifestyles and restrictions....   [tags: Religion, Islam, Waco Siege, Branch Davidian]

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Womens' Education Under the Taliban

- “We cannot achieve democracy and lasting peace in the world unless women obtain the same opportunities as men, “stated by the Norwegian Noble Committee. This was said in 2013 when Malala Yousfazia was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for her work in raising awareness for the women’s’ education in the Middle East (Lemmon 5). This was done a few years after the United Nations unanimously adopted the Resolution 1325 recognizing the important role of women in the prevention of and resolution of conflicts and peace-building....   [tags: Democracy, Afganistan, Afgan Girls]

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The Speech Of The Head By Taliban

- Being shot in the head by Taliban did not stop Malala for advocating for the right to education of children. Through her heroic exploits, she received a Nobel Peace Prize on December 10, 2014. This speech was delivered by her during the award ceremony. The speech constitutes everything that Malala stands for. She perfectly provided her background, motivation, and work, along with being grateful towards everyone involved with her in the speech. As an avid speaker, she has also used some rhetorical tactics to capture the attention of her listeners and make sure her point gets through everyone’s mind....   [tags: Rhetoric, Question, Nobel Prize, Figure of speech]

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Taliban and Women’s Education

- Women in America do not have to worry about a terrorist group coming and taking their rights away. They have a government that protects them from these groups and makes sure they have the same rights as others. In the Middle East, especially Afghanistan and Pakistan, women are scared to speak too loudly. These women live in fear each day of their lives because if they make one small mistake it could mean their life. Yet, there are some people who are fighting for women’s rights, especially women’s education....   [tags: terrorist group, women;s right]

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The Taliban and Afghanistan

- The Taliban and Afghanistan Afghanistan followed the same fate as dozens of formerly Soviet-occupied countries after the collapse of Moscow's Marxist government in 1991. Islamic factions, which had united to expel the Russian occupiers in 1992, began to fight among themselves when it became apparent that post-communist coalition governments could not overcome the deep-rooted ethnic and religious differences of the members. It was in this atmosphere of economic strife and civil war that a fundamentalist band of religious students emerged victorious....   [tags: Papers]

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Taliban Terrorist Group

- Course: Political Violence and Terrorism Taliban Terrorist Group Introduction: The Taliban is a far-right; they are Islamic revolutionary organization that arose in the early 1990’s under headship of Mullah Mohammad Omar. The clear translation of "Taliban" is "students" that a large majority of Taliban supporters are from Afghanistan and Pakistan, most of them have been educated at 'madrasas,' or other Muslim religious schools. Mostly in the 21th century the world realized about Taliban group for the first time in 1994, when Pakistan government used them to protect a group of people to open a trade way in central Asia....   [tags: political violence, terrorism]

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The Taliban has Implemented Censorship in Afghanistan

- Immediately after the overthrow of King Zahir Shah in 1973, Afghanistan began to experience a drastic increase of media restrictions under its next ruling powers. However, when the Taliban gained control in 1996, the Islamic State of Afghanistan began a period of regulation which can be considered the most restricted in the world. Censorship is the act of a government or powerful group filtering information, news, and media to fit approved topics and categories. Under censorship, the people now have to be cautious of what they write, say, or do because if it’s deemed "offensive" or “illegal”, they can be penalized....   [tags: King Zahir, Afghanistan, Middle East, Censorship]

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Violence Against Muslim Women by the Taliban

- Ever since the Taliban took over, Afghan women have been faced with extreme violence. The Taliban is a Sunni Muslim extremist group that has a literal and extremely radical interpretation of Islam than most Muslims. The women in Afghanistan will continue to be oppressed because of the violence in their country that the Taliban initiated and the strict laws that limit their basic human rights, education, and medical care. The Taliban was an Islamic group in Afghanistan. This political group has its own notion towards the world, using Islam as a religious reason to change and empower their will and beliefs....   [tags: oppression, religion, rights]

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The War Against Terrorism: The Taliban in Afghanistan

- Since 1996, the Taliban has created an environment of terror and disorder within the country of Afghanistan. Although terrorists within Afghanistan and of the Islam religion believe that they are justified in their actions, it is made clearly apparent that Terrorism must be stopped altogether. Defining the Issue Terrorism is translated to mean ‘army in the shadows’ and is defined as the threat or use of violence to win certain rewards or goals ( Dictionary.com, 2010). The earliest known Terrorist organization similar to those of today was the Zealots of Judea, formed when fanatics of the Jewish faith revolted against the of the Roman oppression....   [tags: terrorism, war on terror]

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Feminism, The Taliban, And Politics Of Counter Insurgency

- In “Feminism, the Taliban, and Politics of Counter insurgency”, Hirschkind; focuses on the awful conditions that raised from the Taliban rule that America played a role in, in addition, to prejudice that arises from Islamic fundamentalism. The article opens with focusing on feminist groups advocating for Afghan women’s rights under the regime of the Taliban. In 1979, the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan and occupied it. The United States funded the mujahedeen and other extremist groups to fight the Soviets....   [tags: Islam, Qur'an, Muslim, Al-Qaeda]

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The Taliban's Attack on the United States

- The Taliban's Attack on the United States On September 11, 2001, the most disastrous terrorist attack in U.S. history left a countless number of innocent Americans both dead and missing. The Taliban’s assault on the Pentagon and annihilation of New York’s World Trade Center caused the entire country to wonder what was going on in the rest of the world to cause so much animosity toward our great nation. Little did many American citizens know that this shocking catastrophe was the result of years of unrest and chaos in the Middle East....   [tags: Terrorism]

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Peace Between the Pakistani Government and Pakistani Taliban

- Claudia Noto Dr. Kunte International Relations 16 May 2014 Policy Paper: Peace Talks between Pakistani government and Pakistani Taliban Statement of Purpose: The Pakistani Taliban, also known as the TTP, has lead a “violent insurgency” In Pakistan since 2007 (BBC). In the past five years there have been repeated attempts by the Pakistani government to have peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban. The most recent attempt before the March peace talks occurred only a month before in February....   [tags: Ceasefires, Solution Proposal]

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Taliban Terrorist Operative Mullah Muhammad Omar

- Mullah Muhammad Omar is one of American’s most wanted terrorist. The United States put up $10 million dollars as a reward if it led to Omar’s capture. The US then raised it to $25 million dollars for his capture. Omar’s terrorist cell is based in Afghanistan. Omar is considered a mysterious terrorist amongst his people and a mythological hero in the terrorist world. In 2004, Omar stated that the Taliban were “hunting Americans like pigs.” Omar has been wanted by the FBI since 2001 for sheltering Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda members years prior to the September 11 attack....   [tags: Terrorism ]

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The Taliban Regime in Afghanistan: The Story of Malala Yousafzai

- ... She was a Pashtun poet and a warrior from south Afghanistan. Malala’s last name Yousafzai is a common name in the Pashtun tribal which occupied a large part of her childhood town. Malala was manly educated by her father. He is a poet, school owner and educational activist too. She attended his chain of Public schools in Pakistan. Ziaudin Yousafzai, Malala’s father, has always been very supportive of her and of her decisions. She says that he was the inspiration behind what she did. He himself is an activist too, so he tremendously supports her in being a women’s rights activist and children’s activist....   [tags: islam, pakistan, oppressive countries]

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The Taliban: Deprivers of Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

- The Taliban: Deprivers of Women’s Rights in Afghanistan Consider this. There is a young Afghan girl who has never seen the outside world. The windows are painted so no one can see in but they are so dark that she can hardly see out. All she has are some little rocks or maybe a doll made of grass that she has to hide when someone comes in because it is illegal to have dolls. She has never heard her mother’s laugh and she has not seen her face. She wonders what it is like to go outside, to read, to write, to play with toys, to hear laughter up and down the streets, and to see pockets of color everywhere....   [tags: afghan girl, afghan culture, burqa]

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Afghanistan: America's Attempt to Abolish the Taliban

- Afghanistan: America's Attempt to Abolish the Taliban In an age when mankind has the ability to completely annihilate itself through nuclear combat, war can be a more terrifying and powerful thought than ever before. Unfortunately, because of the extent of the actions that the Taliban has committed against both America and its own followers, the United States’ war against terrorism seems to be a necessity. I do feel, however, as if there are many things that can be done by the American government in the near future to peacefully approach a more civil and politically involved Afghanistan....   [tags: Government]

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Letter to a Newspaper Editor Concerning the Taliban

- Letter to a Newspaper Editor Concerning the Taliban To the Editor, As the Taliban has been driven out of Kabul after the September 11 crisis, life over there has been better, but it is still very poor. After being bombed the Afghan people have been forced to leave there family, friends, home and even society. Who determines what people are worth being in a country like Australia. These people are coming to Australia illegally because they can't afford to get here properly....   [tags: Papers]

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I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

- 1. The issue that is at stake throughout the article is not just against Extremist or the murder at hand with Malala, but in fact against the core belief of the Talibanization. This does not just under go the extremist terrorist attacks of the Taliban, but the Talibanization has a plethora of subliminal ideologies that under go the construction of the Taliban. SYED points out that the issue at the moment is not to rage an all out war on the Extremist, but in effort to save more lives the government of the United States and Pakistan need to hit it from the source of the problem....   [tags: idealist conflict in Afghanistan]

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A Thousand Splendid Suns: strength of women surviving during the Taliban Era

- ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’ was written by an Afghan American writer, Khaled Hosseini. The novel narrates the strength and resilience of two women who endure physical and psychological cruelty in an anti-feminist society. It also demonstrates how The Taliban uses fear and violence to control the people of Afghanistan, particularly females. Throughout this story the novel exposes the way customs and laws endorse Rasheed’s violent misogyny and it tells the tale of two women who endure a marriage to a ruthless and brutal man, whose behaviour forces them to kill him....   [tags: A Thousand Splendid Suns]

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Impact Of Culture On Society : The Dressmaker Of Khair Khana

- The Impact of Culture in Society The role of culture in society is defined by the values, beliefs, norms and practices of each ethnic group. The following paragraphs relate the inspirational story of young women who became an entrepreneur after her family was separated when the Taliban took over Afghanistan in times of war. The story of the book "The Dressmaker of Khair Khana" by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon represents the six phenomena 's of the Giger and Davidhizar Transcultural Assessment Model. Furthermore, the model focuses on the six cultural phenomena 's: communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control and biological variations....   [tags: Taliban, Afghanistan]

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Punishments Inflicted on Women in Afghanistan

- “Every day I was abused by my husband and his family. Mentally and physically; Then one day it became unbearable, so I ran away." In 2010 a young Afghan woman had her nose and ears cut off. Aesha Mohammadzai first appeared on the cover of time magazine in 2010 and shared her story on how her husband and in-laws cut off her nose and ears as punishment for trying to run away. Three years later Mohammadzai began her reconstructive surgery and life with her new foster family and is studying English in school....   [tags: Taliban dictatorship]

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The Reality Of The Film Osama

- Set shortly after the Taliban came to power the film Osama tells the story of a young Afghan girl who attempts to disguise herself as a boy in order to provide for her family. The Taliban had banned women from working or even going out in public unescorted, which costs the girl’s mother her job as a doctor. Since the girl has no male family members after her father was killed fighting in Kabul, she has no choice but cut her hair, dress as a boy, find work and take the name “Osama.” Eventually, she is discovered and forced to marry a much older man who already has multiple wives....   [tags: Afghanistan, Taliban]

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Cruelty Of Male Dominated Culture

- Ruicheng Xu Honors English 12 Mr.Riodan Cruelty of male-dominated culture The book A thousand splendid suns tells a story of two woman Mariam and Lilia, one is a illegitimate child raised up by a spiteful and stubborn mother; one is a young, intelligent girl from a loving family, they met each other in a coincidence, from being hostile to each other to friends that went through all the cruelty against women in Afghanistan. This book presented the cruelty of Afghanistan society under Taliban’s Oppressive Regime through the sense of unequaled treatment and abusive policy in the story....   [tags: Taliban, Afghanistan, Taliban treatment of women]

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A Woman's Place: The Kite Runner

- Throughout Khaled Hosseini’s novel, The Kite Runner, the reader observes many injustices committed due to the presence of the Taliban and cultural conflict in Afghanistan. One of the most concerning issues in Afghanistan is the mistreatment and inequality that women face on a daily basis due to Taliban mandates. Women in Afghanistan are treated as inferior beings to men and are unable to stand up for themselves due the laws the Taliban enforces. Hosseini uses the wives of Amir and Hassan, Soraya and Farzana, to represent the injustices to which women in Afghanistan are subjected....   [tags: Khaled Hosseini, literature, Taliban]

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Under The Persimmon Tree By Suzanne Fisher Staples

- Under the Persimmon Tree Essay Almost everyone who is fortunate enough to live in a developed country can enjoy benefits and freedom. As people who have had a happy life since day one, many may have never gave much thought on how privileged we are compared to those living in horrible conditions in developing countries. The book Under the Persimmon Tree, by Suzanne Fisher Staples, provides the reader with a new perspective of the lives of those living in Afghanistan and Pakistan. This is done by exploring the lives Najmah, a teenage Afghan girl, and Nusrat, a young American-Pakistani woman....   [tags: Taliban, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Woman]

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The Story Of Mariam Had Never Before Worn A Burqa

- “Mariam had never before worn a burqa...The padded headpiece felt tight and heavy on her skull, and it was strange seeing the world through a mesh screen.” (pg 72). The burqa in this book is a symbol of how Mariam, Laila were forced against their will to wear a piece of cloth that stole their identity from them. Burqas are a way to hide women so that husbands are reassured that their wife is not looked at by other men. It is a way for men to control their wives and become dominant. This is not always true for all women, but for the women in this book it is....   [tags: Taliban, Woman, Taliban treatment of women, Wife]

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The Life of Osama Bin Laden

- “Both, bin Laden and the Crusaders [Taliban] transformed the evil of vengeance into a virtue. Both exploited their religious traditions to commit atrocities” (Fadl 5). Osama bin Laden misused the Qur’an in order to gain the governmental power in and around countries with a high population of Muslims. Bin Laden’s word manipulated so many different people that a group formed called the Taliban, who believed in bin Laden’s message so much that they believed every word he said about other countries trying to destroy the Islamic faith (Fadl 2)....   [tags: qur'an, muslims, the taliban]

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The Strategic Significance of a Secure Afghanistan to the United States

- 1. Immediately following the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001, American military power sought out and aggressively attacked Al Qaeda and Taliban strongholds in Afghanistan. Within weeks, the United States removed the Taliban from governing Afghanistan and worked with the international community to establish a new democratic government led by Afghan native Hamid Karzai, who would soon be elected president. However, by 2006, the Taliban significantly increased attacks on pro-Afghan government officials, Afghan security forces, and coalition military members....   [tags: Taliban, Islamic law (Sharia)]

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The Brutality of Terrorist Groups in Afghanistan and Libya

- ... They required women to wear head-to-toe veils, banned music and television, and jailed men whose beards were deemed too short. (2) A majority of the time, the Taliban uses firearms and explosives, such as bombs and dynamite when they attack, though they also use chemical, incendiary and melee weapons. The Taliban mostly target government, military, police, and private citizens (in that order from least to greatest). Since 2002, Afghanistan’s National Police forces have grown to 68,000 personnel....   [tags: taliban, women, rebels]

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Salvatore Giunta And Operation Rock Avalanche

- Salvatore Giunta and Operation Rock Avalanche On October 19, 2007 in the Korangal Valley, Kunar, Afghanistan the 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne) of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team began Operation Rock Avalanche. During the operation two Americans were killed and five were wounded. Although the operation did not have a massive impact on the War in Afghanistan it was extremely important to the Armed Services because it resulted in the first living Medal of Honor recipient since Vietnam, Salvatore Giunta and it help lead to the withdraw from the Korangal Valley....   [tags: Taliban, Afghanistan, United States]

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Rights of Afghan Women Since the US Invasion

- Sadly, women do not even have the power to advocate for change in their government. Karzai and his administration are trying their best to exclude women from politics. In the 2003 Loya Jirga, or peaceful gathering, a new Afghan constitution was considered. Western countries pushed Karzai to include women delegates in the convention. Women across Afghanistan campaigned for election to the committee to ensure that in the peace talks with the Taliban, women’s rights would not be compromised in exchange for peace....   [tags: taliban, women´s rights]

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Women’s Rights Violations in Afghanistan

- Ever since the Taliban took over they have been violating the rights of their people especially the women. If seen anywhere alone or uncovered the women get punished usually either getting beat or held captive. This is very common for the women in Afghanistan to experience. The Taliban uses the Islamic Koran book as their way of doing things. The Islamic Koran is a sacred book seen as almost like a bible. The Taliban interprets what they get out of this book into their way of life. However their interpretation of it is more of a punishing form for the women....   [tags: The Taliban, Islamic Militants]

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The Declination of the Status of Women

- Society has considered women inferior to men since the beginning of time. In private life as well as in public life, society holds women dependent on men, especially relatives. The increased subjugation of women degrades women to second-class citizens, or in some cases objects. Men, especially in time of war, subjugate women. Society, whether in times of war or not, should not be accept this form of expression as the norm or considered it acceptable. Women are equals to men and provide a valuable resource; therefore, they should not be inferior to men....   [tags: taliban, women status, gilead]

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Malala Yousafzai Couragiously Defends a Girl's Right to Education

- Malala Yousafzai is a 16 year old Pakistani schoolgirl and advocate for education of girls, whose rising popularity caused hatred for her and her cause by the Taliban. She rose to international fame after surviving an attempted assassination on her way back from school. Before the shooting she had received several death threats, but she stood firm in her belief that all young women should have the right to an education and did not tone down her message. Following the assassination attempt, she showed courage beyond her years when dealing with a difficult recovery process, further demonstrating her true strength and perseverance....   [tags: Pakastan, peace, taliban]

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The World 's Worst Countries For Women 's Rights

- One of the World’s worst countries for women’s rights is Afghanistan. Almost every woman in Afghanistan is hidden or isolated from the outside world. Afghanistan is a very patriarchal society, where all the major organizations are controlled solely by men. After the Taliban 's rise to power, women and girls were systematically discriminated against and their human rights were violated. This resulted in the deteriorating economic and social conditions of women and girls in all areas of the country, in particular in areas directly under Taliban control....   [tags: Afghanistan, Taliban, Female]

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A Thousand Splendid Suns by Hosseini A Hosseini

- The relationship between Laila, Mariam, and Rasheed in Hosseini’s novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns, characterizes powerful motifs that are visible through an analytical standpoint. Themes such as women’s rights and honor play a large part in the history of Afghanistan. In a story as tragic as such, Hosseini helps characterize these themes into vital characters of the story. Along with this, several other motifs of the story are characterized as well. Motifs such as love, hope, and inner strength are all characterized as well, and as Hosseini develops his story further into the plot, we can see further into the motifs themselves, and their significance in the novel, as well as their relation t...   [tags: women's right, taliban, rasheed]

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I Am Malala, By Malala Yousafzai

- “I am Malala” by Malala Yousafzai is a beautiful and hard breaking book at the same time. This book is an autobiography that describes the author childhood and her support on the right for girls to have an education. Through this autobiography, Malala describes the restrictions that are imposed on females in her country. There are many that believe that woman of Pakistan should not be educated in the other hands there are a few that oppose this idea. Malala’s support on education for girls almost cost her life, since she was shot by the Taliban....   [tags: Taliban, Pakistan, Education]

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Hakim: An Afghan Boy and his Death

- ... • The leader of the gang was deep in the house having around 50 men at the front of the house and another 10 surrounding him. • The army had orders to avoid killing to question the suspects. • The leader was armed with weaponry that have thought to be stolen from the US army. • There were 70 American casualties • Images of the death have not been issued to the public on president’s orders. • Further investigation has been conducted to find further evidence for future attacks. Hakim did not want to believe what he read....   [tags: Terrorism, Taliban, Torture]

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A Thousand Splendid Suns By Khaled Hosseini

- Social and Gender inequality is a continuous battle women have been fighting for a long time. In the Middle East, particularly Afghanistan, there is a wider gap between the rights of males and females. Women in Afghanistan have consistently been treated as inferiors to men for thousands of years. In the novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns, author Khaled Hosseini does a remarkable job of portraying the hardships and difficulties of women in the late 20th to early 21th century. Hosseini stresses the issue of gender inequality through the characters of Mariam and Laila....   [tags: Taliban, Woman, Afghanistan]

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Pakist A Democracy Of 199 Million People

- Pakistan Pakistan is an illiberal democracy of 199 million people located in South Asia. A series of disasters currently beset the young nation and threaten its stability as a nation. Dislodging the Taliban is still a serious obstacle in the Federally Administrated Tribal Areas despite over ten years of intermittent warfare. With one of the highest illiteracy rates as well as the second largest out of school population in the world after Nigeria, Pakistan’s education system is in ruins....   [tags: Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto, Taliban]

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Reintroduction of Music into Afghan Culture

- Music is a communicative activity that is essential to all cultures. It gives a group of people a way to express things such as moods and emotions or even religious and political beliefs. The significance of music to Afghan culture is expressed in The Kite Runner, “We just wanted to hear Ali sing. He’d clear his throat and begin: On a high mountain I stood, And cried the name of Ali, Lion of God. O Ali, Lion of God, King of Men, Bring joy to our sorrowful hearts” (Hosseini 11). Despite its importance in society, the Taliban considered music to be against Islam....   [tags: taliban, islam, religious belief]

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What are the Keys to Success?

- What are the keys to success. The answer to this question is uniquely different for each one of us But, knowing what you want and striving to achieve it remains an underlining factor.Winston Churchill rightly, stated that “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” Malala Yousafzai, the seventeen year old school pupil and education activist from Pakistan's Swat Valley embodies this statement. The youngest ever noble peace prize nominee rose prominence because of her defiance against the tyrants who tried to deprive her and her fellow classmates of their right to an education....   [tags: malala, taliban gunman]

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Government Reform And Development Projects

- One year passed from the Afghan presidential elections, but yet the government is lagging. More than half of the government is acting. Peace talk is deadlocked, insecurity has increased and even expended from south and east to the north and west. Unemployment and poverty is at its peak. Government reform and development projects are paused. Institutions have been weekend and more than half of the cabinet seats are vacant. Tension between president and CEO has paralyzed the system and as result country is in the severe crisis....   [tags: Afghanistan, Kabul, Terrorism, Taliban]

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A National Unity Government ( Nug )

- After massive fraud during the 2014 presidential elections in Afghanistan, in September 2014 against the constitution a deal to form a national unity government (NUG) has been signed By President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdulah. Absence of a functioning security and economic strategy, reckless foreign policy and weakened diplomacy has resulted to increased foreign interference, massive corruption, poverty, unemployment, aid reduction and increased casualties, violence and insecurity in the country....   [tags: Afghanistan, Taliban, Pakistan, Terrorism]

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A Thousand Splendid Suns By Khaled Hosseini

- When someone is condemned by another party or is held accountable for a certain outcome, it can be defined as blame. Constantly, under Taliban rule, women have been under the scrutiny of men, especially in areas, where it is a damnation for being female. The Taliban is a radical Islamic militant group operating in Afghanistan. Particularly, under the Taliban, Afghani men hold dominance over women and often times blame them for the troubles presented in their lives, “Like a compass needle that points north, a man’s accusing finger always finds a woman” (Hosseini 7)....   [tags: Taliban, Afghanistan, Blame]

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The War on Terrorism

- Before the September 11 attacks many Americans believed the United States, a country founded upon its bravery and freedom, was untouchable. On that dreadful day, America was knocked off its pedestal and forced into the war on terror. Inadvertently to many Americans, they fail to realize why this war was unique and not like any other conflict the United States has come across before. America now faced a new type of enemy the Taliban, an organization known for its ruthless behavior and severe attacks and driven by the true nation of Islam....   [tags: Religion, Islam, Taliban]

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The Kite Runner : Racism

- Within the last forty years, Afghanistan has seen a lot of turmoil and despair. Racism has been a major part of history, which still affects the lives of many people. Racism cuts though a person’s feelings like a glass-covered kite string cuts down another kite. An example of racism occurring recently is in Afghanistan. Social groups desperately try to cling on to the reasons why they are different from each other in order to preserve social order. The reasons for difference depreciate greatly between the Sunnis and the Shias with each and every passing days....   [tags: Hazara people, Afghanistan, Taliban]

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The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

- Facts about the author Khaled Hosseini was born in March 4th, 1965 in Kabul, Afghanistan and he is an Afghan-American novelist. He debuted in the year 2003 and released his book called “The Kite Runner”. The book opened to widespread critical acclaim and strong commercial success worldwide. And for this kind of novel he received Alex Award, Boeke Prize, ALA Notable Book and a lot of other prestigious awards. He has then authored several other books in his career. There was no turning back for Khaled Hosseini after his first breakthrough because he yet again produced a masterpiece in 2007 with the book “A Thousand Splendid Suns”....   [tags: kabul, afganistan, taliban regime]

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The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini

- The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini, follows the maturation of Amir, a boy from Afghanistan, as he discovers what it means to stand up for what he believes in. His quest to redeem himself after betraying his friend and brother, Hassan, makes up the heart of the novel. When Amir hears that his father’s old business partner, Rahim Khan, is sick and dying, he travels to Pakistan to say his goodbyes. Rahim Khan tells Amir about Hassan’s life and eventual death; the Taliban murdered Hassan while he was living in Amir’s childhood home....   [tags: amir, hassan, taliban]

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United States Marine Corporal Melvin Jones' Blog Kept While Stationed in Afghanistan

- United States marine corporal Melvin Jones kept a blog during the time he and his unit were stationed in Afghanistan. His blog typically included personal thoughts about the war and details of general military life. On November 20, 2013 his unit illegally crossed the Pakistan border in pursuit of Taliban insurgents without the permission from the Pakistani government. Before Jones’ unit could reach the stronghold the marines were ambushed. As a result four men died in an unexpected firefight. Upon investigation, the military concluded that the unit’s commanding officer had failed to send out a patrol to search for possible ambushes, as required by military protocol....   [tags: pakistan, taliban, soldier]

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Our of Weak States Comes Terrorism

- ... The adaptations of extremists groups like the Taliban and Al-Qaeda produce significant challenges to the international community. Hence, issuing a new era of warfare, threats no longer exclusively come from rival global powers, but also depleted states. And from this politicians and world leaders believe, “weak states are arguably the single most important problem to international order (Newman). The anomaly of “weak states” refers to a situation where the central government is unable to control public order within its territory, unable to control its borders, and cannot reliably maintain public institutions or services, and are extremely vulnerable to domestic challenges, such as pov...   [tags: taliban, warfare, violence]

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A Case Khaled Hosseini 's The Kite Runner

- Violence is a guiding force in the development of theme and of characters. In such a case, Khaled Hosseini 's The Kite Runner demonstrates the importance of violence that effectively contributes to Amir’s development throughout the novel and its purpose. Most specifically, the two acts of violence including the rape of Hassan and the brawl between Amir and Assef. As Amir faces an internal battle waging within, the immense guilt is contributed and influenced by the acts of violence Amir had witnessed....   [tags: Afghanistan, Taliban, Khaled Hosseini]

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Development of The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

- If I say Afghanistan, then what do some people will reflect about Afghanistan. The answer is obvious that most of people will think about blood, combat and destroyed places. It is fact that Afghanistan is not a developed country, but still people can see some obvious progress in Afghanistan. Afghanistan has been under the governor of many countries for thirty years. At first British come to Afghanistan in order to colonize India then Russia came in Afghanistan for the same purpose, and finally Taliban came and made Afghanistan ground of war....   [tags: taliban, russia, social development]

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The Kite Runner Is A Famous And Powerful Novel

- The Kite Runner is a famous and powerful novel, it’s sold over 9 million copies worldwide, it was translated into over 25 languages and it’s the first afghan book to be written in English. Although even with all that fame, the book placed itself in the ALA top 10 book banned in 2008, the main reason is for the over-use of social discrimination in the plot. Yet, throughout the novel, some messages couldn’t have been conveyed without discrimination. Furthermore, the different type of social discrimination experienced against afghan women develops a real image of their social inequality in their society....   [tags: Hazara people, Afghanistan, Taliban]

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Abdul Maroof And The Afghan Government Of Aviation Security

- Abdul Maroof lives in a house in Kabul with his wife, his three children, his mother, Zebonissa, two of his brothers, Abdul Huda and Maqsood Asif, three sister-in-laws, and his thirteen nieces and nephews. They have lived in the same house since 2001 when they moved back from Pakistan after the Taliban government in Afghanistan was removed. He has another brother, Abdul Salaam, who often travels to Pakistan to work as a baker. Abdul Huda does independent work trading second hand cars and Maqsood Asif is a student....   [tags: Afghanistan, Kabul, Taliban, Pakistan]

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Women During The United States

- “Women in Politics” Women in Afghanistan do not fully have the right to participate in their government due to the traditional values and behaviors. Most of the countries don’t allow women to represent government. Women in Afghanistan are not allowed to participate in politics because of traditional values and the patriarchal society. Women face oppression through every step of their life. Women in some countries are allowed to hold government seats but some countries like Afghanistan don’t want to give too much power in the hands of women....   [tags: Afghanistan, Taliban, Sociology]

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Ethical Principles Of Design, Monitoring And Evaluation Process

- According the Church and Rogers (2006) “Not knowing what constitutes best practice is incompetence. Knowing what best practice is, but not knowing how to achieve it, may be inexperience. Knowingly not following best practices, when one knows how to achieve it, is unethical.” There are many ethical principles in design, monitoring and evaluation processes. The fact that ethical principles are deeply rooted in DM&E has made it very complex, whereas these principles are overlapping in different stages of design, monitoring and evaluation....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Taliban, Afghanistan]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Kite '

- LEVEL 1 What is the name of Hassan 's father. Pg4 His father 's name is Ali. Who 's the bully that hit Hassan in the back with a rock. Pg37 The bully 's name is Assef. What color was the last kite to be cut at the kite tournament. Pg66 The kite was a blue one. What tragic thing happened to Hassan after the tournament. Pg. 76-78 Hassan was raped. What look does Hassan have in the alley. Pg.76 Hassan had the look of the lamb. What was Assef 's gift to Amir. Pg. 97 The gift was the biography of Hitler....   [tags: Hazara people, Afghanistan, Taliban]

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Afghanistan and Economic Dependency

- Economic Dependency The fight for control of Afghanistan’s opium economy has created a powerful entity competing for influence within an already fragile state. Worldwide drug use has led to a steady demand for Afghanistan’s opium and heroin production. The benefits for those involved including workers and farmers who produce the opium to the warlords, commanders, and international traffickers who control its movement, is great. Years after the fall of the Taliban government, some argue that the rebellion is no longer about religion or ideology, but about money and wealth....   [tags: taliban, poppy farms]

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Women Education in Afghanistan

- Women Education in Afghanistan “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation” Brigham Young ("Good reads," 2008). I have started with this remarkable quote to support my topic and how the women education is important for any community and nation. I have chosen to write about the women’s education rights in Afghanistan I believe that the education of women is necessary for any country’s development. In fact, women are the mothers, sisters and daughters and they deserve to be a part of the society....   [tags: Taliban, gender equality]

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Women's Oppresion in Afghanistan

- Afghanistan is home to many different cultures and religious traditions. Several events have taken place within Afghanistan’s past, including decades of civil foreign occupation, along with the rule of the Taliban, that have made the country, one of the poorest, and least developed nations in the world. By examining men’s rights, and then contrasting those rights with rights of Women in Afghanistan today, facts show that Women suffer from extreme antagonistic sexual discrimination. Past women’s rights in Afghan may help to shed information as to how the country developed into what it is today, and continued efforts towards political harmony and democracy could possibly help to improve women’...   [tags: taliban, prejudice, religious traditions]

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