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The Taliban's Adaptation 2002-11: a Case of Evolution?

  • Author(s): Giustozzi, Antonio
  • et al.

The Taliban faced overwhelmingly negative odds in 2002 when they launched their insurgency against the new government installed by American intervention in 2001. They adapted to the challenge in a number of ways. The article argues that some of this efforts to adapt can be described as evolution, although not all of them.

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