TITLE

A faraway struggle that began in the west

AUTHOR(S)
Lloyd, John
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
New Statesman;10/02/2000, Vol. 129 Issue 4506, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the organization called Taliban of Afghanistan. Characteristics of the organization; Residual force of Islam in Afghanistan; Fear of central Asian elites on Afghanistan.
ACCESSION #
3653687

 

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