Taliban Presence Map: January-September 2009 | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Taliban Presence Map: January-September 2009

10 September 2009

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LONDON – The Taliban now have a permanent presence in 80% of Afghanistan, up from 72% in November 2008, according to a new map released today by the International Council on Security and Development (ICOS). According to ICOS, another 17% of Afghanistan is seeing ‘substantial’ Taliban activity. Taken together, these figures show that the Taliban has a significant presence in virtually all of Afghanistan.

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