TITLE

How the Taliban Thrives

AUTHOR(S)
Baker, Aryn; Barakzai, Shah Mahmood
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Time International (Atlantic Edition);9/7/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 9, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Taliban, its criminal activity, and U.S. progress in the Afghan War. It notes the U.S. death toll from improvised explosive devices (IED) that are placed for little cost and that may be funded by international donations meant for the reconstruction of Afghanistan. It speaks of local contractors who pay off the Taliban to avert attacks on their projects.
ACCESSION #
43994326

 

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