Lesson Title: 

The Dark Fate of the Talibs

Written in early 2001, before the fall of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan, this text describes the sanctions taken against the Taliban by the outside world. Published in Pakistan, the article notes the differing opinions among Pakistanis, and also notes the lack of recognition by the people of Pakistan, that their own government is partly responsible for the situation in Afghanistan.


  • Pashto


  • Economics/Politics

ILR Level: 

  • 1+/2

ACTFL Proficiency: 

  • Advanced-Mid, Advanced-Low, Intermediate-High
  • This ACTFL rating is an approximation based on the ILR level


  • Reading

Learning Objective: 

  • Maintenance & Improvement

Subject Area: 

  • Language

Material Type: 

  • Learning Object

Publication Year: 




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