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