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Afghanistan: The Wounded Land - Part 3: Taliban

Season 5 Episode 3 | 54m 5s | Video has closed captioning.

Although the Soviet occupation in Afghanistan was over, ethnic groups and Mujahideen factions kept fighting. And so, the country entered into a ruthless Civil War. With Pakistan's support and the blessing of the clergy, the Taliban emerged and triumphed, turning Afghanistan into a lab for a new type of Islamic state and the training ground for Osama bin Laden's terrorist network.

Aired: 07/24/22

Expires: 12/31/22

Rating: TV-PG

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