The 'Lion of the Panjshir' inspired dogged Afghan resistance to the Soviets--and the Taliban

Lamothe, Matthew R.
February 2004
Military History;Feb2004, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p74
Features the late Ahmad Shah Massoud, leader of mujaheddin or fighters of the faith group in Afghanistan. Family and academic background of Massoud; Key strength of Massoud's group; Nickname earned by Massoud for his military strategy and offensives; Potential reason behind his assassination in 2001.


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