Taliban Essays

The Taliban

In the early 80s two different authors have differs originating background of the Taliban. One was as a group of people that arose to combat the cruel, unjust killings and raping vices that took place when a family was on a journey. The second author reported the intervention of Taliban group was in response to “Afghanistan Transit Trade” group of mafia, who illegally extort citizens on transit. The Taliban arose to disrupt these bandits across all roads and the Afghanistan…

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Indian Role in Afghan and Its Implication of Pakistan

1.Afghanistan continues to be a proxy ‘playing ground’ for diverse outside powers with Russia in near vicinity and US in West. The decade old US meddling after the failure of Russian invasion of Afghanistan in 1979 has yielded more familiar results i.e. ethnic and cultural tensions, warlordism, drug-trafficking and rampant corruption. It is not that these traits did not exist in the Afghan society before US invaded Afghanistan but US invasion provided a surge in these attributes. 2.Afghanistan is a…

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The Influence of Religion in the Kite Runner_

All through the novel Kite Runner there are various references to Muslim tradition and beliefs, there is an instrumental role of Islam on the story and its characters. Religion seems to be many things to many people in this book. Baba is celebrated in part for his exceptionally secular ways in a traditional society. Amir exercises it in an entirely private way, as if his faith were more repentance than conversion. Hassan is a victim of discrimination and bigotry and…

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Kite Runner Geography

The story Kite Runner is narrated by the main character Amir, and Afghanistan born man, now an American citizen living in San Francisco. He starts off by recalling his childhood spent in Afghanistan. He remembers how he betrayed his best friend and he continually implies that his experiences as a child affected his entire life. As Amir finishes the recollection of his memories the setting goes back to his home in San Francisco. After receiving new from his friend in…

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Kite Runner Themes

Ethnic Pride Baba expresses a great deal of pride and attachment to the afghan culture so the move to America fills Amir and himself with a loss of heritage and identity. The escape from the previous culture however allows Amir to escape the incident of rape upon his best friend Hassan which has left a bad taste on his childhood. In America Amir doesn’t turn away from his Middle Eastern culture, and asks Soraya’s father, the general for permission to…

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No Easy Day by Mark Owen and Kevin Maurer

No Easy day by Mark Owen and Kevin Maurer, is the firsthand account of the mission that killed Bin Laden. Navy seal operator mark Owen was on operation Neptune Spear, also known as mission jeranamo and was tasked with leading a team of seals into the guest house of the compound that held Bin Laden. After they raided the guest house and kill Bin Laden’s brother he goes to the main building; c1, to assist the other operators. Once they…

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Mosque_ Allah’s Gift to His Devotees and to the World

Muslim believes that they can worship Allah anywhere. However, like members of most other religions, many Muslims feel that it is important to have a special place for worship. This place is called a mosque. The word “mosque” (the Arabic name ‘masjid’ is sometimes used instead) means a place of prostration. It is where the faithful Muslims perform their devotions, the five daily prayers, a ritual involving kneeling and touching the forehead upon the ground in humble prostration before Allah…

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