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Is the Panjshir Valley the Taliban’s Achilles Heel?

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Publication date20/08/2021
Place of PublicationWashington, DC
PublisherThe Diplomat
Media of outputOnline
<mark>Original language</mark>English


Panjshir Valley and its inhabitants have a reputation. Situated some 90-odd miles from Kabul in the north central region of Afghanistan, the valley is something of an oddity. Home to the country’s largest ethnic Tajik population, the 100,000 thousand or so inhabitants who populate the valley are famous for being tenacious underdogs.