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The endless Jihad : the Mujahidin, the Taliban and Bin Laden / Shaul Shay.

Author/Creator:
Shay, Shaul
Publication:
Herzliya, Israel : International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, c2002.
Format/Description:
Book
176 p. : ill., 1 map ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Bin Laden, Osama, 1957-.
Taliban.
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Islamic fundamentalism.
Islam and politics.
Jihad.
Afghanistan -- History -- 1989-.
Contents:
Islamic fundamentalism-background
Afghanistan-the ethnic structure
Historical background-milestones in the formation of Afghanistan
The role of Mohammed Daoud
The Soviet invasion and the Karmal government
The government of Najib (Najibullah)
The fall of Najibullah's regime and the rise of the Mujahidin
Afghanistan-Islamic opposition and the Mujahidin movements
The Afghan Mujahidin movements
Leaders of the Mujahidin movements in Afghanistan
Military leadership of the Mujahidin
The Mujahidin regime of Rabbani
The Taliban movement-roots and ideology
The Taliban and the road to power
Milestones on the Taliban's road to power
The Taliban regime-main characteristics
The Anti-Taliban Coalition-the Northern Alliance
Internal power struggles among the Uzbekis
Involvement of outside agents in the Civil War in Afghanistan
Pakistan-Afghanistan (Taliban) relations
Iran-Afghanstan (Taliban) relations
Diplomatic moves to resolve the conflict in Afghanistan 1993-2000
"Afghan terror" in the international arena as a reflectin of cultural conflict
International terror-theoretical background
"Cultural terror"
Destruction of the statues of Buddha at Bamian-Afghanistan-2001
Afghan terror in the international arena.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 150-164) and index.
ISBN:
965903654X
OCLC:
49751621