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The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان ṭālibān "students"), alternatively spelled Taleban, is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afgh...

Who are the Taliban? - BBC News

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The hardline Islamic Taliban movement has proved to be a formidable fighting force in Afghanistan and a major threat to its government. The Taliban have also  ...

The Taliban now hold more ground in Afghanistan than at any point ...

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Jun 16, 2016 ... The report — and Nicholson's deployment to Afghanistan — come at a time of Taliban resurgence, with the group gaining ground in the ...

The Taliban in Afghanistan - Council on Foreign Relations

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Jul 4, 2014 ... The Taliban is a predominantly Pashtun, Islamic fundamentalist group that ruled Afghanistan from 1996 until 2001, when a U.S.-led invasion ...

SIGAR report: Taliban gained territory in Afghanistan - News from Al ...

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1 day ago ... The Afghan government has lost control of nearly 5 percent of its territory to the Taliban since the beginning of this year, according to a report by ...

Taliban attacks rock Afghanistan's Kunduz province - News from Al ...

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Jul 18, 2016 ... At least 100 Taliban fighters have attacked a district in Afghanistan's heavily embattled northern Kunduz province in an effort to take control of ...

Taliban leader killed in northern Afghanistan - News - Stripes

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Jun 27, 2016 ... An airstrike has killed a senior Taliban commander in northern Afghanistan along with a number of his fighters, officials said Monday.

Ethnic Minorities Are Fueling the Taliban's Expansion in Afghanistan ...

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Jun 15, 2016 ... The Taliban has traditionally drawn on ethnic Pashtuns in its insurgency against the Afghan government, but it has begun to successfully recuit ...

US widens war in Afghanistan, authorizes new action against Taliban

www.washingtonpost.com/news/checkpoint/wp/2016/06/09/defense-official-u-s-to-begin-striking-taliban-advise-regular-afghan-soldiers-again/

Jun 9, 2016 ... President Obama has granted military commanders new powers to assist Afghan troops combat the Taliban, U.S. officials said, in a move that ...

1960's Afghanistan Was Very Different Before The Taliban | Bored ...

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The Soviets invaded only a decade later and Afghanistan was pulled into war, and following Taliban rule and the US invasion in 2001, the country now bears ...

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Afghan Taliban - National Counterterrorism Center

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BACKGROUND. The Taliban is a Sunni Islamist nationalist and pro-Pashtun movement founded in the early 1990s that ruled most of Afghanistan from 1996 until ...

Taliban - The New York Times

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... the Taliban. Commentary and archival information about the Taliban from The New York Times. ... Afghan Forces Fail to Turn Back Taliban Gains. The struggle  ...

US-trained Afghan forces keep losing territory to Taliban – US govt ...

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1 day ago ... The NATO-trained Afghan military only controls about two-thirds of Afghanistan's districts and keeps losing territory to the Taliban, despite ...