What if the ‘Lion’ hadn’t been slain?

Source: Asia Times

Al-Qaeda’s assassination on September 9, 2001, of the Taliban regime’s most powerful enemy – Ahmad Shah Massoud – was as pivotal an event for Afghanistan as the United States-led invasion of the country following the 9/11 attacks. Ten years on, the legend of the “The Lion of Panjshir” lives strongest at his birthplace, the Panjshir Valley, and in neighboring areas in the northeast where he is most revered.



Categories: Afghanistan

1 reply

  1. Good question indeed! Would there have been the invasion of Afghanistan by the so called coalition forces? So this could have been a good motive to get him eliminated.

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