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How the Taliban Began – Afghanistan 1994-97 – John Simpson’s Journal (and how different are they now, really?)

Originally posted on Andrew James:
The Road to Kabul: Recent developments in Afghanistan, particularly over the past fortnight, together with this week’s (18th August) emergency debate in the House of Commons, have prompted me to write further on the question…

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ISIS on the rise again as US troops are sent home

Since the American troups are leaving Iraq and Afghanistan all seems to come back to older times, with Islamic terrorist groups willing to have all the power again. Regrouping Islamist groups ISIS is starting to regroup and claim its terrorist … Continue reading

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