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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

Label
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
Title variation
Militant Islam, oil and fundamentalism in Central Asia
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
JSZ
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS371.2
LC item number
.R367 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
Taliban : militant Islam, oil and fundamentalism in Central Asia, Ahmed Rashid
Instantiates
Publication
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 1998-2000: 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
xix, 274 p.
Isbn
9780300083408
Lccn
99068718
Other physical details
maps
System control number
ocm43840039
Label
Taliban : militant Islam, oil and fundamentalism in Central Asia, Ahmed Rashid
Publication
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 1998-2000: 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
xix, 274 p.
Isbn
9780300083408
Lccn
99068718
Other physical details
maps
System control number
ocm43840039

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