Taliban in Afghanistan

Taliban in Afghanistan

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 48 , Segment 6

Episode: Earth Day, Vice Presidents, Obesity, Civil War

  • Apr 22, 2015 9:00 pm
  • 12:08 mins

Guest: Zahir Tanin, Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to the United Nations The New York Times today is reporting “a wave of kidnappings followed by numerous beheadings of a minority ethnic group in Afghanistan known as 'Hazaras'.” The violence was carried out by the Taliban and though beheading is not normally a Taliban tactic, observers say this incident may be a bid for some of the attention ISIS is getting for its own extreme brutality.

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