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Who is Ahmad Shah Massoud?

Ahmad Shah Massoud was an Afghan political and military leader, who was a central figure in the resistance against the Soviet occupation between 1979 and 1989 and in the following years of civil war. He was assassinated on September 9, 2001.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Conflicts Since World War II (2015)

by James Ciment

The first was Ahmad Shah Massoud, known as the Lion of Panjshir ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of White-Collar and Corporate Crime (2013)

by Lawrence M. Salinger

Ahmad Shah Massoud led the rebel movement against ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History (2012)

by Donald T. Critchlow, Philip R. VanderMeer

and Pennsylvania, and the 9 September 2001 assassination of anti-Taliban leader Ahmad Shah Massoud two days prior. The United States identified members of al-Qaeda, an organization based in, operating out of, and allied with the ...

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics (2009)

by Iain McLean, Alistair McMillan

The armed forces ofthe Islamic State,led by former Defence Minister Ahmad Shah Massoud ...

Google previewFamous Assassinations in World History: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2014)

by Michael Newton

Authorities speculated that the strangers intended to kill Bush, as a similar party had slain anti-Taliban militia leader Ahmad Shah Massoud in Takhar Province, Afghanistan, only two days earlier. Although nothing was proved—and Secret ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Religion (2011)

by Mark Juergensmeyer, Wade Clark Roof

The war against the northern alliance ended in 2001 with the assassination of its leader, Ahmad Shah Massoud, shortly before the September 11 attacks, an act said to have been orchestrated by al Qaeda to win Taliban support for its terrorist ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of United States National Security (2005)

by Richard J. Samuels

In September 2001, bin Laden assassinated the Afghan leader of the anti- Taliban forces, Ahmad Shah Massoud, and then carried out attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon in the United States on September 11, 2001. As a result of ...

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