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Afghanistan Politic war

Warlord Ahmad Shah Massoud in is office of Khoaja Bahauddin few days before is assassination in the same seat..He received daily local Afghan or foreign guest. On the left seat, Amrullah Saleh, Massoud intelligence aide..Ahmed Shah Massoud was born in Jangalak in the Panjshir Valley in 1953. He attended the university in Kabul where he studied engineering. The invasion of Afghanistan by the Soviet Union in 1979 changed the course of Ahmed Shah Massoud's life. .Massoud become a Mujahidin in the 80 and one of the most brilliant military strategists. Arrive the 90 and the civil war, Massoud turn in to a warlord, how loot and kill thousands of Afghan Muslim civilians. .He die the 09 September 2001 in the explosion of a camera with two fake journalist..Hours later, after Massoud had been evacuated to Tajikistan, his intelligence aide Amrullah Saleh called the CIA's Counterterrorist Center. He spoke to Rich, the bin Laden unit chief. Saleh was sobbing and heaving between sentences as he explained what had happened.."Where's Massoud?" the CIA officer asked.."He's in the refrigerator," said Saleh, searching for the English word for morgue..Massoud was dead, but members of his inner circle had barely absorbed the news. They were all in shock. They were also trying to strategize in a hurry. They had already put out a false story claiming that Massoud had only been wounded. Meanwhile, Saleh told the Counterterrorist Center, the suddenly leaderless Northern Alliance needed the CIA's help as it prepared to confront al Qaeda and the Taliban..On the morning of Sept. 10, the CIA's daily classified briefings to Bush, his Cabinet and other policymakers reported on Massoud's death.
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Afghan politicians
Warlord Ahmad Shah Massoud in is office of Khoaja Bahauddin few days before is assassination in the same seat..He received daily local Afghan or foreign guest. On the left seat, Amrullah Saleh, Massoud intelligence aide..Ahmed Shah Massoud was born in Jangalak in the Panjshir Valley in 1953. He attended the university in Kabul where he studied engineering. The invasion of Afghanistan by the Soviet Union in 1979 changed the course of Ahmed Shah Massoud's life. .Massoud become a Mujahidin in...
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From gallery: Afghanistan Politic war
Source: YumeVisionPhotographers
Date: 2 Sep 2001
Location: Khoaja Bahauddin Takhar Afghanistan
Credit: Swen Connrad'/YumeVision
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  • Afghanistan
  • Warlord
  • Murderer
  • Assassin
  • Kiler
  • Politic
  • War
  • Conflict
  • Soldier
  • Mujahedin
  • Mujahideen
  • Fight
  • Combat
  • Hostilities
  • Battle
  • Commander

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