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Talibans Quest for Legitimacy and a Seat at the United Nations

UNITED NATIONS, Sep 01 (IPS) - When the Taliban captured power back in 1996, one of its first political acts was to hang the ousted Afghan President Mohammed Najibullah in Ariana Square in Kabul. The newly-installed government played a triple role: judge, jury and hangman, all three rolled into one.Read the full story, “Talibans Quest for Legitimacy and a Seat at the United Nations”, on globalissues.org →

UNITED NATIONS, Sep 01 (IPS) – When the Taliban captured power back in 1996, one of its first political acts was to hang the ousted Afghan President Mohammed Najibullah in Ariana Square in Kabul. The newly-installed government played a triple role: judge, jury and hangman, all three rolled into one.Read the full story, “Talibans Quest for Legitimacy and a Seat at the United Nations”, on globalissues.org →

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