TITLE

The Taliban's Baghdad Strategy

AUTHOR(S)
Yousafzai, Sami; Moreau, Ron
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);8/4/2008 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 152 Issue 5, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how the Taliban are targeting Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, and its surrounding towns and cities. The article says the Taliban are trying to emulate the insurgency seen in Baghdad, Iraq, in order to have a psychological impact on the rest of the country. According to the article, the offensive is effective; the Taliban have killed high-profile foreign visitors and assaulted a military parade involving Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
ACCESSION #
33563747

 

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