Ahmad Shah Massoud
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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.
- also known as Lion of Panjshir, Ahmed Shah
- born on (62 years ago) in Bazarak, child of Dost Mohammad Khan
- ethnicity: Tajiks, Pashtun
- nationality: Afghanistan
- religion: Islam
- profession: Warlord, politician
- Marriage with Sediqa Massoud
- parent of
- died on (14 years ago) in Takhar Province of assassination
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by James Ciment
The first was Ahmad Shah Massoud, known as the Lion of Panjshir ...
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 ...
by Iain McLean, Alistair McMillan
The armed forces ofthe Islamic State,led by former Defence Minister Ahmad Shah Massoud ...
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 ...
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 ...
by Lawrence M. Salinger
Ahmad Shah Massoud led the rebel movement against ...
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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