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"I was once born in a pastoral family members within the autumn of 1986, in Rongrima Village, Hongyuan County, Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang self sufficient Prefecture, Sichuan Province, PR China. while i used to be a baby, my kinfolk lived in a 'four-column' wooden apartment made utilizing 4 poles positioned in an oblong configuration within the heart of the house. 4 shorter poles have been at the back of the important columns. Four-pillar wooden homes had flat roofs with numerous cubicles, and had a skylight within the heart that allowed mild into the house and allowed smoke from the fireplace to flee. We lived in our wooden condo from November to April. As plants started to bud and calves have been born, we took out our black yak-hair tent and pitched it, which introduced that we might quickly commence relocating to our camp at the open grassland the place we'd remain via spring, summer season, and autumn."

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They remain limited today. ”21 The militants have now clearly turned their attacks against military organizations. 22 Impact of counter-insurgency operations Over the years the organizational strength, leadership quality and military strategy of the Taliban have considerably improved on both sides of the border, but the development of the religious militia also benefitted paradoxically from the policies adopted by the Afghan and Pakistani governments. Although for different reasons, in both cases the erosion of the government’s legitimacy played a central role.

Although for different reasons, in both cases the erosion of the government’s legitimacy played a central role. In Afghanistan … In Afghanistan, the primary reason for the resurgence “en masse” of the Taliban is the inability of ISAF to hold the ground, due to insufficient numbers of troops, reinforced by the restrictions and rules of engagement imposed by a number of countries members of the international coalition. 1). However, the political failures of the Afghan government must also be accounted for in relation to the progress of the Taliban.

22 F. Grare Downloaded by [INFLIBNET Centre] at 07:33 27 August 2012 Conclusion Neither in Afghanistan nor in Pakistan are the Taliban the vector of a national identity. The insurgency merges together in both countries a growing number of disenchanted and frustrated people but fails to truly unite them in a national political project. Their development and progress follow the decline of state legitimacy in both countries. It does in turn accelerate it, constantly benefitting from a power vacuum that it paradoxically continues to enlarge but is incapable of filling.

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