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The Afghan Rebels

the war in Afghanistan
  • 128 Pages
  • 0.63 MB
  • English
F. Watts , New York
Afghanistan -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1979-1989 -- Juvenile literature., Afghanistan -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1979-



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An account of the ten-year war in Afghanistan from its political origins to the Soviet withdrawal in 1989.

StatementD.J. Herda.
LC ClassificationsDS371.2 .H47 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2200968M
ISBN 10053110897X
LC Control Number89022603

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The Afghan rebels have undertaken no political experiments or social improvements. In this respect, the Afghan movement resembles the insurrections of the Basmachis—the Muslims of the Boukhara emirate, now within the USSR, who resisted the Soviet takeover. This is a one of a kind historical account/manual of guerilla tactics used by The Afghan rebels against The Russians during the Soviet-Afghan war.

This book contains nothing but real play-by-play accounts. This book is entertaining to read, but the translated tales lack a /5(9).

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Every little details are explained neatly throughout the novel. The places which he explained projected in /5(). Arghhh. That's just one example, there are so many it frustrated me. As to the story, well, as well as being replete with unlikely co-incidences, I expected our hero, The Afghan, to provide all sorts of intelligence to the powers that be and perform multiple deeds of derring-do.

Instead, he is a passenger for pretty much the entire s: Operation Cyclone was the code name for the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) program to arm and finance the mujahideen (Afghan anti-Soviet militants) in Afghanistan from toprior to and during the military intervention by the USSR in support of its client, the Democratic Republic of mujahideen were also supported by Britain's MI6, who conducted.

However, it is those whose minds rebel against being an Afghan woman on reaching child-bearing age that gives the book its title. These are proud Pashtun warriors, defiant Tajik soldiers, fighting.

Mujahideen (Arabic: مجاهدين ‎ mujāhidīn) is the plural form of mujahid (Arabic: مجاهد ‎), the Arabic term for one engaged in jihad (literally, "struggle"). The English term jihadists grammatically corresponds to it.

Its widespread use in English began with reference to the guerrilla-type militant groups led by the Islamist Afghan fighters in the Soviet–Afghan War and now. Provided to YouTube by Parlophone UKGuns for the Afghan Rebels Angelic UpstartsThe EMI Years℗ Parlophone Records Ltd, a Warner Music Group CompanyComp.

The United States will continue to use Pakistan's intelligence services as the conduit for military aid to the Afghan rebels instead of sending it directly to the newly formed rebel government-in.

By continuing to send weapons to the rebels, we are risking all the benefits we have gained, since the Afghans are beginning to turn their anger - once directed at the Soviets.

The book also examines the rise of Pope John Paul II, the Iranian revolution, and the Afghan uprising against the Soviets as examples of resurgent religious groups.

Each This book looks at the year as a turning point, when the trends that appear set /5(77). Strange Rebels: and the Birth of the 21st Century by Christian Caryl – review A compelling study argues that the rise of four ideologues to the world stage in. The Afghan is also Colonel Mike Martin, a twenty-five-year veteran of war zones around the world - a dark, lean man born and raised in Iraq.

In an attempt to stave off disaster, the intelligence agencies will try to do what no one has ever done before - pass off a Westerner as an Arab among Arabs - pass off Martin as the trusted Khan. Afghanistan (/ æ f ˈ ɡ æ n ɪ s t æ n, æ f ˈ ɡ ɑː n ɪ s t ɑː n / (), also pronounced / ævˈɡænᵻstæn, ævˈɡɑːnᵻstɑːn /; Pashto/Dari: افغانستان, Pashto: Afġānistān [avɣɒnisˈtɒn, ab-], Dari: Afġānestān [avɣɒnesˈtɒn]), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia.

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The militants took the torch of the Afghan rebels' holy rage and turned their energies to a greater battle. They saw the Persian Gulf war as a modern manifestation of the medieval Crusades. The U.S. government Friday took the wraps off the quieter side of its role in the Afghanistan war, disclosing details of a $million program of supplying the Afghan rebels with everything from.

The Afghan book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A Cold War attack by Soviet helicopters on an Afghan village.

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Republican coup The Afghan tribal revolts of – or the Khost disturbances were a series of tribal revolts in the Kingdom of Afghanistan by Zadran, Safi and Mangal tribesmen which lasted from February to January The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan has produced a prolonged debate over the form and level of an appropriate American response.

One thing is clear, however: Assistance to he Afghan rebels is in. If there is an answer, it may be found in the mosaic of Afghan society, particularly its tribal structure, that has produced both the Government of President Najibullah and the rebels.

“Christian Caryl's Strange Rebels may be the year's best book. It brilliantly documentswhen "the twin forces of markets and religion came back with a vengeance" through Margaret Thatcher and Deng Xiaoping, the Iranian revolution, the start of the Afghan jihad, and the pilgrimage of Pope John Paul II to Poland; the book is a must-read.

One of the main insurgent groups fighting the Afghan government and its NATO backers has said it is ready to make peace and act as a bridge to. Licensing "Guns For The Afghan Rebels" by Angelic Upstarts.

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Print License: If you're writing a book and want to include lyrics, you're going to need a Print License. Though the rebels' demands have been received coolly, the Soviets do not lack any desire to end completely their involvement in the Afghan civil war, says Andrei Shumikhin, an expert on conflict.

The blanketed Afghan rebels huddle inside the tent while their group leader, a year-old student from Kabul, carefully tunes the reception know of a West German-made transistor radio. Origin and rule.

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The Taliban emerged as a force for social order in in the southern Afghan province of Kandahār and quickly subdued the local warlords who controlled the south of the country. By latepopular support for the Taliban among Afghanistan’s southern Pashtun ethnic group, as well as assistance from conservative Islamic elements abroad, had enabled the faction to seize.

A third said he joined the Afghan rebels to save his life; a fourth, out of disillusionment. A fifth compares the rebels' cause to that of the partisans fighting the Germans in World War II.

Afghan Girl by Matthew Friedman is a super enjoyable read. I began to really feel for Nadia, the main character and found myself rooting for her and Ali.

How they met and how their relationship unfolds against all odds was suspenseful and surprisingly s: The Afghan Rebels kit is a styrene boxed kit with parts for creating four figures depicting Afghan rebel forces.

Supplied in Trumpeter s standard small end-opening cardboard box, there is a depiction of the four assemble figures located on the front of the box.