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The war in afghanistan pp

  1. 1. The War in Afghanistan<br />Rhus Taus<br />The War in Afghanistan<br />The Taliban<br />Rhys Taus, KaileyRappaport<br />Alejandra Cambochi<br />
  2. 2. Basic Timeline of the Afghan War<br />
  3. 3. Mujahedeen<br />A rebel gorilla army supported by the US in the first Afghan War. Would later form the basis for the Taliban <br />
  4. 4. Pakistan<br />Pakistan is the country in which the Taliban formed from the mujahedeen.<br />
  5. 5. Afghanistan<br />The location of the current war, home of the Taliban and Al Qaeda. Is predominantly Muslim.<br />
  6. 6. Islamic Radicalism<br />What people in the US see as the main group causing terror. These radical Muslims despise America causing the American people to harbor a deep disliking to them<br />A group of Muslim radicals<br />
  7. 7. Taliban<br />The Taliban is a military group often known for Islamic radicalism<br />Formed on the Pakistan border then took control of Afghanistan.<br />Taliban Presence<br />Taliban translates to students<br />
  8. 8. Taliban and Al Qaeda<br />The Taliban Allow Al Qaeda to train in Afghanistan<br />Al Qaeda is a terrorist group based in Afghanistan<br />The Taliban supports Al Qaeda by allowing them to train and live inside the borders of Afghanistan<br />Al Qaeda’s head Saddam Hussein hid in the Afghan mountains to avoid capture<br />
  9. 9. Cave networks<br />The cave networks serve as hiding points and bases for Al Qaeda.<br />These caves are hard to attack because Al Qaeda operatives can disappear. <br />Dark, hidden, hiding place…<br />
  10. 10. Terrorism<br />Terrorism is…<br />The use of violence and threat to intimidate an opponent especially for political reasons <br />
  11. 11. 9-11<br />9-11 was an attack on the US by Al Qaeda. It created a massive aggression towards Afghanistan.<br />President Bush responded by asking Afghanistan to remove the Al Qaeda bases.<br />Starts the campaign for the War on Terror<br />Twin Towers<br />
  12. 12. War on terror<br />The fight to stop world wide terrorism.<br />The war in Afghanistan is part of the War on Terror<br />The War on Terror takes place mostly in the Middle East<br />
  13. 13. Now enter the world of the Taliban<br />
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