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Taliban

A political movement that ruled most of Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001. When it was in power, the Taliban was noted for brutal treatment of women and for almost entirely wiping out the cultivation of opium, which was until then one of Afghanistan's primary cash crops. It based its teachings and rule on an austere interpretation of Islam combined with Pashto tribal law. In 2001, it was overthrown by the United States and coalition forces. Since 2004, the Taliban has become a major insurgent group in Afghanistan, funded through opium trade.
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The phenomenon of Talibanization is generally perceived as the process of imparting religious education to students (Talibans) at the religious centers.
In addition, the Talibanization of Pakistans Pashtun belt is gradually moving eastward into settled districts, creating new terrorist safe havens in once-tranquil locales such as the Swat valley, said the report authored by Daniel Markey.
Hassan Abbas, "Increasing Talibanization in Pakistan's Seven Tribal Agencies," Terror Monitor, 5 (27 September 2007).
There is encroaching Talibanization now outside the tribal areas into Pakistan proper," says Crumpton, a judgment seconded by a confidential report from Pakistan's Interior Ministry, obtained by Newsweek.
The general has had far less patience for the secular political parties and civil society groups that could be his allies in fighting the Talibanization of Pakistan.
The Talibanization has increased in the past year".
Thoughtful citizens across the religious and political spectra will need to recognize the threat of the Talibanization or Falwellization of this country and take action to restore secular--that is, religiously neutral--democracy.
There's great support among women's groups, human rights groups, and NGOs for the rollback of Talibanization.
Q -- he said that when the President, President Musharraf, "looks me in the eye and says the tribal deal is intended to reject the Talibanization of the people, I believe him.
The MQM chief complained that barbarous terrorists are victimizing peaceloving citizens and political workers, claiming, "MQM is being penalized for raising hue and cry against Talibanization.
Pacha and Gadezai workers convention on Saturday accused the establishment of introducing Talibanization in KPK to destabilize ANP government and defeat in last general elections.
Responding to the Policy Statement by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the National Assembly, Farooq Sattar said that the terrorists have spread across the country and especially in Karachi, the Talibanization has been strengthened which needs to be rooted out.