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  • Quel The Terrorist Threat In Afghanistan
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    The New Threat To World Peace Terrorism. Terrorism and terrorists are defined as people who cause death and destruction through means of bombs and hostage taking who basically cause terror for religious reasons or another cause they see just. After the end of the cold war people claimed that there was no threat to world peace. They were wrong however on September 11th 2001 all their views changed. On September 11th 2001 two planes were hijacked and crashed into the Twin Towers aka (the World Tra...
  • Gender Apartheid In Afghanistan
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    Gender Apartheid Must STOP One of the important ideas in a womens life is expressing herself, individuality, and freedom. Every single day women in Afghanistan are being deprived of their rights as humans and as women. People around the world need to realize this situation and STOP the gender apartheid in Afghanistan by speaking their opinion and joining organizations. A woman has the right to work, go to school, and be treated at hospitals, but for women in Afghanistan these every day rights th...
  • More Prominent Role In Afghanistan Society
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    The Lives of Afghani Women: Has it Always Been This Way? A lot of attention has been drawn to the plight of women in Afghanistan. Many people understand what has been going on with the treatment of women in Afghanistan but very few understand. There should be more understanding of how women were treated before, during, and after the Taliban regime. Afghanistan was a very different place before the Taliban came to power. Women had a different role in society. They enjoyed much more freedom and eq...
  • Country Of Afghanistan
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    BACKGROUND: Afghanistan was subdued and occupied by the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic (U.S.S.R. i.e. Russia) in 1979. Subsequently in ten years, anti-communist forces provided and trained by the United States, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan assisted in the removal of the Soviet power. As the fighting resumed, a fundamentalist Islamic movement referred to as the Taliban managed to seize most of the country. Under their ascendancy, the country of Afghanistan became extremely improvised and suffer...
  • Anti Soviet Mujahideen
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    The worst case scenario for the United States in the late 70's and early 80's was the threat of the Soviet invasion of Iran and subsequent control of the Saudi Oil fields. The best that could be done to counter a possible Soviet invasion would have been the deployment of parts of the 82nd Airborne Division to the Za gros Mountains of Iran, which would take at least a week with reinforcements arriving much later. This was not acceptable to the Carter Administration, which decided on another cours...
  • Northern Alliance Delegation
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    defeated, with a U.S. official saying all sides favored giving Afghanistan (news - web sites)'s former king a role as a unifying figure. Delegations representing the northern alliance, exiles backing the ex-king and two smaller exile groups all pledged to seek a power-sharing formula as they began talks under strong international pressure to end more than two decades of war. While the Afghans are meeting, the United States, Russia and neighbors such as Pakistan and Iran are exerting heavy influe...
  • Rebuild Afghanistan For The Afghan People
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    POVERTY PROFILE AFGHANISTAN IDENTIFY COUNTRY choose Afghanistan to write about because we have had so much going on with that country and my boyfriend is reading a book on the crisis in Islam so I thought it would give us something interesting to talk about! Afghanistan is located in the middle east of the world. There exact spot is 35^0 north and 65^0 east. It is surrounded by Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Bhutan. Afghanistan is slightly smaller than the size of Texas and has an estim...
  • Al Qaeda Members Outside Afghanistan
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    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior al Qaeda leader detained in Afghanistan (news - web sites) provided U.S. officials with information about an alleged plot to blow up the U.S. Embassy in Yemen, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday. The newspaper cited Bush administration officials as saying the alleged truck bomb plot led to last week's decisions to close the embassy consular office and tighten security around the facility. Officials told the Post the information was provided by Ibn al-Shaykh...
  • Taleban And Osama Bin Laden In Afghanistan
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    Tom Bay War on Terrorism Period 2 3/21/02 The war on terrorism has come out of hiding since September 11, 2001. Our main war going on now is against the Taleban and Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan. We have never faced an enemy like this before. This enemy hides in the shadows, and has no regard for human life. Our enemy preys on innocent and unsuspecting people. We have gone to war against them and we have the advantage. We have many tactics in fighting this war. We have advantages and disadvanta...
  • Poverty Rate And Problem With Employment
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    Afghanistan- A Country in Distress Afghanistan, a country located in South Asia just east of Iran whose population is 28,513,677, is one of the countries that I chose to address. Their government is under Transitional Authority which is in a state of unrest as national elections would formally dissolve this system and adapt or establish the Government of Afghanistan under a new constitution. The country like others in the Middle East suffers from enormous poverty and a few other problems to incl...
  • Situation In Afghanistan
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    After tragic events of September 11, the United States of America started the war after terrorism. American and British armed forces were involved in searching bin Laden in Afghanistan. During the war, the Taliban regime was overthrown and the situation started to change in Afghanistan. For many years, Afghanistan was forgotten, but during and after the war in this country the situation in it and in Afghan society was closely researched. People around the globe did not have any idea on what is g...
  • 1970's Afghanistan
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    For many women all over the world discrimination is a serious problem. The US has shown some progress when it comes to this issue by allowing women to file lawsuits against discrimination. Although the US has shown some improvement, that is not the case in all countries, especially in Afghanistan. For the women of Afghanistan being discriminated against is a way of life. Women are seen as second-class citizens under the rule of men and these men are the cause virtually all of the problems that t...
  • Taliban As Afghanistan's Official Government
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    Afghanistan followed the same fate as dozens of formerly Soviet-occupied countries after the collapse of Moscow's Marxist government in 1991. Islamic factions, which had united to expel the Russian occupiers in 1992, began to fight among themselves when it became apparent that post-communist coalition governments could not overcome the deep-rooted ethnic and religious differences of the members. It was in this atmosphere of economic strife and civil war that a fundamentalist band of religious st...
  • National Dance Of Afghanistan
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    Afghanistan's Pushtun a Culture of Hardship INTRODUCTION Afghanistan, Land of the Pushtun, is a mountainous land-locked country in Central Asia with a history and culture that goes back over 5000 years. Throughout its long, splendid, and sometimes chaotic history, this area of the world has been known by various names. In the ancient times, its inhabitants called the land Aryan a. And in the medieval era, it was called Khorasan. Modern life in Afghanistan is much different than life in the west....
  • Shares With Afghanistan And Iraq
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    I. Mr. Speaker, Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished citizens and fellow citizens: Every year, by law and by custom, we meet here to consider the state of the union. This year, we gather to determine what lies ahead of us in the next year. We gather to determine what goals we need to accomplish in the next year. We gather to determine how safe we are, and what we can do to make this a safer place to live. II. The tragedy of 9/11 has brought many things to our attention. It has show...
  • Harsh Laws And Punishments The Taliban
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    Atrocities In Afganistan (Women) Atrocities In Afganistan (Women) Essay, Research Paper (NOTE TO STUDENT: my teacher gave me a B+ and said I would have had an A if I had had more detail on the Taliban's reasons for these laws) The women of Afghanistan have been enduring unfathomable suffering since the Taliban, a religious faction, seized control of the country in 1996. (NOTE TO STUDENT: my teacher gave me a B+ and said I would have had an A if I had had more detail on the Taliban's reasons for ...

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