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Results of Washington’s 15-Year Liberation Of Afghanistan——-Death, Destruction And Now ISIS, Too

Shortly after the Taliban took power in Afghanistan in 1996 (their rise to power itself a result of the 1979 Soviet intervention in Afghanistan), we began to hear endless stories of the horrors of this student movement turned governing power. They ruled by Sharia law, they treated women badly, they even blew up ancient statues! […]

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Results of Washington’s 15-Year Liberation Of Afghanistan——-Death, Destruction And Now ISIS, Too

Shortly after the Taliban took power in Afghanistan in 1996 (their rise to power itself a result of the 1979 Soviet intervention in Afghanistan), we began to hear endless stories of the horrors of this student movement turned governing power. They ruled by Sharia law, they treated women badly, they even blew up ancient statues! […]

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