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Who controls the Taliban and What is the state of the Taliban’s finances and international support?

According to a United Nations report, the Taliban’s main source of income is opium and drug cultivation, and in 2018, they brought in 400 million in drug trafficking. In addition, it imposes taxes on commercial activities on its territory, such as agriculture and mining. Despite stringent UN sanctions, it increased its revenue through illegal mining, …

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Who is the Taliban? Why do they have so much power? And why are people afraid of back in Afghanistan?

Let’s talk about the Taliban. They have been fighting the government and its allies in Afghanistan for 20 years. They look stronger than ever today. And now Americans are going home. Biden wants his troops to withdraw by 9/11. This could further strengthen the Taliban. So who is the Taliban? Why do they have so …

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Facts about Pakistan’s federally administered tribal areas (FATA)

The Pashtuns are Pakistan’s largest ethnic minority. They speak Pashto and live according to Pashtunwali. A social code that values honor hospitality and revenge. Twenty percent of Pashtuns live in Pakistan’s federally administered tribal areas a strategic area on the border with Afghanistan known as Fata. Until this year, Fata was left outside of the …

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