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The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان ṭālibān "students"), alternatively spelled Taleban, which refers to .... Afghanistan expert Amin Saikal concludes in Modern Afghanistan: A History of Struggle and Survival: Pakistan was keen to gear up for a ...

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History of Taliban Following the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979, the Taliban emerged as a resistance movement aiming to eject the Soviet troops from ...

www.bbc.com/news/world-south-asia-11451718

BBC News looks at the history of the Taliban movement in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

www.infoplease.com/who-are-taliban

Taliban, Afghanistan's ruling faction.

www.mtholyoke.edu/~amjad20s/classweb2/page2.html

Origins of the Taliban. The Creation of Taliban goes back to 1979, when the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan. In 1973, The Soviet Union brought their soldiers ...

www.cfr.org/backgrounder/taliban-afghanistan

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, ...

www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/12/07/taliban.explainer/index.html

Taliban's history in Afghanistan. December 8, 2010 12:24 p.m. EST. Who are the Taliban? Beginnings. Early victories. Islamic law. Mullah Omar. Makeup.

www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/asia-jan-june11-timeline-afghanistan

May 4, 2011 ... The land that is now Afghanistan has a long history of domination by ... Two days later, Taliban leaders surrender the group's final Afghan ...

www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2009/03/2009389217640837.html

Jul 4, 2009 ... Key events and developments related to Taliban. ... In September, it launches the largest attack in its 57-year history. September 2006: The ...