The Talib Examination And Forecast

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The Taliban: Examination and Forecast Chelsey Parlett Instructor: Teresa Ward PSM 132 Pikes Peak Community College December 10, 2016 The Taliban: Examination and Forecast Background The Taliban, also known as The Afghan Taliban, is a terrorist organization that occupies large areas of Afghanistan and Pakistan. The Taliban rose to power after the Soviet Union withdrew in 1989. By 1996, an extremist group by the name The Taliban had established themselves, enforcing a rather strict and brutal for of Sharia law. This was the beginning of what would seem to be a lifetime of horror for much of Afghanistan and Pakistan, as well as the United States and the United Nations. As most people know, September 11, 2001 was anything but a normal day for the United States. This is the day that the attacks on the World Trade Centers and the Pentagon occurred. The Taliban denied responsibility for these attacks, but were always highly suspected. 2001 was thought to be the fall of the Taliban. This turned out to be quite to opposite. They would continue to wreak havoc at any and all costs. If nothing else, the Taliban has shown that they will not go down without a fight. They always seem to get back up and continue to cause damage in any form possible no matter what they are faced with. Undoubtedly, they have evolved as a terrorist group and are likely to continue to evolve as the world around them does the same. Every time anyone thinks that they have seen the fall of the

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