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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 462–474.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., and retaliatory attacks by different factions of Taliban fighters. Using uncertainty as an analytic and ethnographic concept, this article traces the social life of the rumors, conspiracy theories, and stories that float around this violence. It draws attention to their multiple and often contradictory effects...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1999) 19 (2): 86–88.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Valentine Moghadam Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia , by Ahmed Rashid. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000. 274 pages, including Index, Notes, appendices The Taliban: War, Religion, and the New Order in Afghanistan , by Peter Marsden. London: Zed Books...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 473–486.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Meirav Mishali-Ram Afghanistan has been the scene of enduring violent conflict for three decades, yet the sources of its conflict date back to the establishment of the Afghan state in the eighteenth century. The American-led military intervention in October 2001 ended the extremist Taliban rule...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 595–609.
Published: 01 December 2010
... (TNSM) and Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Acknowledging the importance of the wider geopolitical environment, I argue that the rise of the TNSM and TTP is a function of the historical salience of Islamic (jihad) idiom in Pashtun society, localized sources of discontent, and historical-structural...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 539–556.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., a fifteen-year-old girl who was shot in the head by a member of the Tehrik-e-Taliban, a tribal political formation in Pakistan, in 2012. Drawing on literature from the fields of affect studies and transnational feminist scholarship, and grounding myself theoretically in the work of Deleuze and Guattari, I...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 250–261.
Published: 01 August 2010
... world for a timely, foreign-­facilitated “rescue” of Afghan women following the end of Taliban rule has evanesced amid the bombs, attacks, and ambushes that continue to destabilize many parts of the country. Much attention and concern has...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 199–213.
Published: 01 May 2004
... conflict Williams: From “Secessionist Rebels” to “Al-Qaeda Shock Brigades” 201 against a historic enemy. to bin Laden’s Afghan-based transnational terrorist The Kremlin’s leaders, however, were increasingly network. In response to the Taliban’s recognition...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 538–540.
Published: 01 August 2022
... While reflecting on third world revolutionary movements for their insights into social and political thought—and at a time when the US puppet government in Afghanistan fell in a matter of days to the Taliban—I cannot help but be reminded of the fall of the Shah of Iran in 1979 and the return...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (2): 466–480.
Published: 01 August 2005
... fhnsa a enrldb oeopesv eie hni a eni the in been had it than regimes oppressive the more since hand, by one ruled the been On but society. has the literature of Afghanistan Afghanistani widening and modern progress of social overall development the general also the only not indicates ( progress Taliban...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2001) 21 (1-2): 118–124.
Published: 01 August 2001
... the at- will not go “unpunished” (20 September), or that the Taliban tacks that the collapse of the Towers was experienced as “will pay a price,”7 he blithely exhibits what Nietzsche de- emasculating, although “humiliating” is the term that the scribes as a primitive form of barter mentality, a mode of press...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 255–269.
Published: 01 May 2012
...  and in involved military governments of Pakistan in foreign ventures that have   prompted enormous social dislocation at home. In recent years Pakistan has been widely de- nounced as a haven for Islamist extremists, with links to the Taliban or to al- Qaeda. As if by return favor, its civilian government...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 223–225.
Published: 01 May 2019
... by the Taliban of heritage politics, the rapes of Bengali women by Pakistan soldiers, will just have to bide their time. 3. Manoukian, “Where Is This Place?” 4. Ibid., 239. 5. Khan, Muslim Becoming . 6. Iqbal, The Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam . 7...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2001) 21 (1-2): 125–131.
Published: 01 August 2001
..., for example, among the Taliban of Afghanistan, Is- terms of the inevitability of gender conflict at a time of ten- lamic Jihad of Egypt, or Hamas of Palestine. Although nearly sion between the waning patriarchal order and the emergent all Islamist movements and states advocate or practice vio- feminist...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 139–159.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Little Willingness to Give Up bin Laden,” .html%20; Jeffrey Goldberg, “The Education of a Holy Warrior,” New York Times, 19 September 2001; Celia W. Dugger, “Indian New York Times Magazine, 25 June 2000, www.nytimes.com/ Town’s Seed Grew into the Taliban’s Code,” New York Times, 23 library/magazine...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 161–176.
Published: 01 May 2004
...- notion of the clash of civilizations, believes in the Qaeda in Afghanistan and dislodge the Taliban re- interdependence of societies, advocates a proactive gime led to an expanding sphere of U. S.-Iranian dia- approach, and has yielded significant successes.42 Re- logue and cooperation as both parties...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 421–424.
Published: 01 December 2019
... theories in Pakistan as they circulate among tribal Pashtuns and animate their pervasive mistrust of both the Pakistani army and the Taliban, including when there is little to distinguish them. While rumors have been theorized as a powerful tool for the subversion of dominant power relations, Maqsood draws...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (2): 291–309.
Published: 01 August 2008
... years 1978 and 1992, some centers of literature written in Afghanistan during the rule of the   and culture came under attack from the muja- Taliban. hideen guerrilla factions during their campaign Since the demise of the Taliban, more   against...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 584–595.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in the wake of the Russian invasion of Afghanistan in 1979 was, thirty years later, well established in Pakistani madrasas as well as the army, and had infiltrated both militant as well as mainstream Sunni belief. Waves of sectarian violence in Pakistan were fed by cross-border aggression by the Taliban...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 185–198.
Published: 01 May 2004
...) – to be “packaged” invisibility required the substitution of another, so that “the elimination of the Taliban and the carefully constructed space of visibility so that the elimination of the Palestinian Authority” would be attacks on the World Trade Center and the Penta- seen as “two parallel goals.” Outwardly...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 359–360.
Published: 01 December 2019
... mistrust of both the Pakistani army as well as the Taliban. Finally, Radhika Gupta explores the kinds of political subjectivity and critique articulated in protracted experiences of militarization that do not easily fall under the rubric of “occupation.” Her essay addresses ideas of occupation...