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a fundamentalist Islamic militia; between 1996 and 2001, they took over Afghanistan and set up an Islamic government; they still have much power in the area

(A fundamentalist is someone who strongly believes in old, traditional forms of a religion. A militia is an army made of people who are not full-time soldiers.)
  • The shot impacts its targets and spins the Taliban runner like a ballerina.
    p. 106.1
  • A split second later comes another run by an even taller, leaner Taliban.
    p. 106.3
  • This Taliban, like the first, doesn't even realize he's dead, because the brain is slow on the uptake in such situations.
    p. 106.4
  • The Taliban aren't running anymore.
    p. 106.9
  • The Taliban and al-Qaeda had been very clever about leading American soldiers into traps.
    p. 159.6
  • That's why the Taliban and al-Qaeda favored pressure plates and other triggers that were belowground."
    p. 169.5
  • Now we also know that the Taliban has started using old KGB codes to communicate with implanted cells.
    p. 258.5
  • Taliban using a KGB code in Dari coming from West Virginia.
    p. 258.6
  • "What's a very popular tactic that the Taliban employs in Afghanistan?
    p. 302.7

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