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The Return of the taliban

Discussion Questions

  1. Who are the Taliban?
  2. How are the Taliban connected to Al Qaeda?
  3. What factors influence the success of the Taliban?
  4. What ties do the Taliban have to Pakistan?
  5. Why is it so difficult for Pakistan to govern the tribal areas?
  6. Why do some people believe that Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf doesn't really want to control the Taliban?
  7. What evidence is there that Osama bin Laden or Al Qaeda may be staying in the tribal areas?
  8. What is Afghanistan's reaction to the recent agreement between Pakistan and the pro-Taliban militants?
  9. What are the connections between the Pakistani army and the Taliban?