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

Afghanistan: Taliban won't talk because it is winning - Al Jazeera ...

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Mar 22, 2016 ... The situation in Afghanistan provides no incentive for the Taliban to negotiate with the Afghan government.

The Taliban - Council on Foreign Relations

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The Taliban has outlasted the world's most potent military forces and its two main factions now challenge the governments of Afghanistan and Pakistan. As U.S. ...

The Taliban in Afghanistan - Council on Foreign Relations

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Jul 4, 2014 ... Though toppled from power in 2001, the Taliban regrouped to resist the U.S.-led occupation of Afghanistan. As international forces draw down, ...

Who are the Taliban? - BBC News

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Sep 29, 2015 ... BBC News looks at the history of the Taliban movement in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

More Than 14 Years After U.S. Invasion, the Taliban Control Large ...

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Apr 19, 2016 ... The Taliban have a significant footprint in Afghanistan, according to Bill Roggio, the editor of The Long War Journal, an online publication that ...

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 announce start of spring offensive in Afghanistan | World ...

www.theguardian.com/world/2016/apr/12/taliban-announce-start-of-spring-offensive-in-afghanistan

Apr 12, 2016 ... Afghan Taliban fighters in Farah province. The insurgency has gained in strength since the withdrawal of international troops at the end of 2014 ...

Afghan Taliban create smartphone app to spread their message ...

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Apr 3, 2016 ... Taliban fighters in Farah province, Afghanistan. The app is likely to be part of the group's rivalry with Islamic State. Photograph: Uncredited/AP.

Analysis: Afghanistan must recognize Taliban are winning - CNN.com

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Apr 21, 2016 ... It is a war of perception, you repeatedly hear: that the perception the Taliban are winning means the Taliban are winning. Nick Paton Walsh ...

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Afghanistan: Taliban fight kills 15 security troops - AJE News

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Mar 30, 2016 ... A gun battle with the Taliban killed at least 15 members of the Afghan security forces in the volatile southern Uruzgan province, an official said ...

The Taliban - Infoplease

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The Taliban's popularity with the Afghan people surprised the country's other warring factions. Many Afghans, weary of conflict and anarchy, were relieved to see ...

Taliban fighters seize Afghan territory as NATO chief visits Kabul ...

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Mar 15, 2016 ... KABUL — As NATO's secretary general was meeting with Afghan leaders here Tuesday, Taliban fighters were seizing further territory in ...