The Taliban, forming the core of Afghan resistance
, have kept the Kabul forces on the run and the American forces holed up in their compounds.
Today, in light of the resistance shown by the brave young people and fighters, including the dear Afghan brothers, the filthy and criminal conspiracy of the arrogant stream and the Zionist front manifested in the form of the criminal ISIL group has failed," Fadavi said in the Northeastern city of Mashhad on Tuesday, in a meeting with families of Afghan resistance
forces participating in anti-terrorism operations in Syria under the name of 'Fatemiyoun Brigade".
As money and weapons from the CIA found their way to the Afghan resistance
, Saudi Arabia matched the U.
The youngest brother of Ahmad Shah Masood, the slain Afghan resistance
fighter, said a government of national unity was the only way to take Afghanistan out of current crisis.
and Afghan resistance
fighters) on the ground and the military strategists (Franks and company) back at CENTCOM HQ.
To explain why Al Qaeda is no longer a threat, he provides a briskly written history of the organisation, showing its emergence from the disintegrating local jihadist movements of the mid-1990s--not the Afghan resistance
of the 1980s, as many believe--in "a desperate effort to rescue a sinking ship by altering its course".
He immaculately presented his point of view, which recommended for backing of Afghan resistance
with the argument that it would be a move not only defending Islam but also in Pakistan.
For example, the military favoured an alliance with popular Afghan resistance
leaders like Ahmad Shah Massoud, whereas KGB chief Vladimir Kriuchkov and Soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze favoured exclusive support of Najibullah, who mistrusted Massoud (p.
The US-led military intervention in Afghanistan, in the wake of the 9/11 al Qaeda-linked terrorist attacks in the United States from bases in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, has spurred renewed interest in studying the military history of the turbulent land, particularly the Soviet war against the Afghan resistance
in the 1980s.
Addressing a press conference at the Press Club here on Saturday, Maulana Abdul Aziz Kakar asked the US and NATO forces to give a clear timeframe for drawdown from Afghanistan and facilitate the process of dialogue between Taliban, Afghan Resistance
and Ulema and Afghan government.
Only those Taliban who are free and who can speak their own voice without any pressure from any quarter, only those would be credible voices who would speak for the Afghan resistance
," said Rustum Shah Mohmand.
This time, NATO planners convinced themselves it would be different because we were bringing long-suffering, impoverished, literacy-challenged people the joy of western-style democracy However, after all this time, hundreds of billions of dollars in aid and the deaths of 3,169 NATO soldiers to date (including 158 Canadians), the Afghan resistance
has continued to grow.
Representatives from the Afghan Taliban and Hizb-e-Islami (HI), an Afghan resistance
group led by former premier Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, are scheduled to meet their arch-rivals face-to-face at the Paris conference to be held from December 20 to 22.
Riyadh was a key financier of the Afghan resistance
to the Soviet occupation in the 1980s.
Tomsen served as special envoy to the Afghan resistance
from 1989 to 1992.