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Post-Taliban Politics of Reconstruction

  • Hafizullah Emadi
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Abstract

Armed confrontations among jihadis (Islamic warriors) continued throughout the 1990s with no end in sight. The people condemned the warring factions, calling for a leader to liberate them, put an end to their suffering, and above all, facilitate the country’s integration into the international community. The attacks on September 11, 2001, in the United States heralded the beginning of a new period in Afghanistan’s dark history, as the United States decided to overthrow the Taliban for sheltering Al-Qaeda and supporting terrorism internationally. President George W. Bush, Vice President Richard Cheney, and their neoconservatives with strong ties to the oil industry seized the opportunity to pursue their own ends—dismantling the terrorist bases and capturing the ringleader, Osama bin Laden, in Afghanistan.

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United Nations Presidential Election Political Development Female Candidate Parliamentary Election 
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