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From the Taliban to Teaching

From the Taliban to Teaching

Shavkat Ali was recruited by the Taliban 17 years old. His village in Pakistan was very poor. The Taliban seemed like a way to get out. Ali trained in Chechnya. He was fighting in Afghanistan in 2001. Up until 9/11, he believed in the cause. Then the two Towers fell and Ali began to question the policies of the Taliban and their links to terrorism. Ali came to the conclusion that the Koran did not support those ideals. He left…

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