Al-Qaeda, Taliban and the history of the Mujahideen

Mohamed Hassan6 September 2021

Al-Qaeda and the Taliban were both born out of the fight against the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, which attracted hundreds of young idealistic men from across the Muslim world eager to join the frontline

Editor’s Note: and paid by the CIA … at the time of the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.


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