Hafiz Gul Bahadur

Hafiz Gul Bahadur

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Hafiz Gul Bahadur is the leader of a Pakistani Taliban faction based in North Waziristan. Upon the formation of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan in December 2007, he was announced as the militant group's overall naib amir under Baitullah Mehsud, who was based in South Waziristan, but has largely distanced himself from the TTP due to rivalries with Mehsud and disagreements about the TTP's attacks against the Pakistani state. Gul Bahadur, a direct descendant of Mirza Ali Khan, is a member of the Madda Khel clan of the Uthmanzai Waziris. Educated in a Deobandi madrassa located in Multan, he is affiliated with the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazal political party. Gul Bahadur fought in Afghanistan during the Soviet war in Afghanistan and later during the rule of the Taliban. In August 2001 he recruited about 4,000 volunteers to oppose the proposed placement of United Nations monitors, who were to prevent the flow of weapons from Pakistan to Afghanistan
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Product details

  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135781855
  • 9786135781854