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The Resource Taliban : militant Islam, oil, and fundamentalism in Central Asia, Ahmed Rashid

Taliban : militant Islam, oil, and fundamentalism in Central Asia, Ahmed Rashid

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Taliban : militant Islam, oil, and fundamentalism in Central Asia
Title
Taliban
Title remainder
militant Islam, oil, and fundamentalism in Central Asia
Statement of responsibility
Ahmed Rashid
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Rashid, Ahmed
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Taliban
  • Afghanistan
  • Islamic fundamentalism
  • Petroleum industry and trade
  • Islam and politics
  • Islam and state
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Taliban : militant Islam, oil, and fundamentalism in Central Asia, Ahmed Rashid
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published as a Yale Note Bene book in 2001"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-265) and index
Contents
Kandahar 1994: the origins of the Taliban -- Herat 1995: God's invincible soldiers -- Kabul 1996: commander of the faithful -- Mazar-e-Sharif 1997: massacre in the north -- Bamiyan 1998-99: the never-ending war -- Challenging Islam: the new-style fundamentalism of the Taliban -- Secret society: the Taliban's political and military organization -- A vanished gender: women, children and Taliban culture -- High on heroin: drugs and the Taliban economy -- Global jihad: the Arab-Afghans and Osama Bin Laden -- Dictators and oil barons: the Taliban and Central Asia, Russia, Turkey and Israel -- Romancing the Taliban 1: the battle for pipelines 1994-96 -- Romancing the Taliban 2: the battle for pipelines 1997-99: the USA and the Taliban -- Master or victim: Pakistan's Afghan war -- Shia and Sunni: Iran and Saudi Arabia -- Conclusion: the future of Afghanistan
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 279 p.
Isbn
9780300089028
Isbn Type
(pbk.) :
Other physical details
2 maps
Label
Taliban : militant Islam, oil, and fundamentalism in Central Asia, Ahmed Rashid
Publication
Note
"First published as a Yale Note Bene book in 2001"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-265) and index
Contents
Kandahar 1994: the origins of the Taliban -- Herat 1995: God's invincible soldiers -- Kabul 1996: commander of the faithful -- Mazar-e-Sharif 1997: massacre in the north -- Bamiyan 1998-99: the never-ending war -- Challenging Islam: the new-style fundamentalism of the Taliban -- Secret society: the Taliban's political and military organization -- A vanished gender: women, children and Taliban culture -- High on heroin: drugs and the Taliban economy -- Global jihad: the Arab-Afghans and Osama Bin Laden -- Dictators and oil barons: the Taliban and Central Asia, Russia, Turkey and Israel -- Romancing the Taliban 1: the battle for pipelines 1994-96 -- Romancing the Taliban 2: the battle for pipelines 1997-99: the USA and the Taliban -- Master or victim: Pakistan's Afghan war -- Shia and Sunni: Iran and Saudi Arabia -- Conclusion: the future of Afghanistan
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 279 p.
Isbn
9780300089028
Isbn Type
(pbk.) :
Other physical details
2 maps

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