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Conclusion: Layeha, a One-Way Mirror?

  • Yoshinobu Nagamine

Abstract

Based on the findings in the previous chapters, an attempt is made to conceptualize the Taliban’s legitimization strategy and to develop a new model. The chapter first makes a synthesis of the previous chapters and draws a coherent line between the different legitimization approaches to the respective legitimacy communities. It then identifies the peculiarity of the present strategy of the Taliban and searches for a new model. The model, termed the one-way mirror model, hopes to make a contribution not only to the theoretical literature of constructivist institutionalism but also to the policy analysis of current Afghanistan.

Keywords

International Norm Internal Audience External Community Suicide Bombing External Audience 
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Notes

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    Alex Strick van Linschoten and Felix Kuehn, Poetry of the Taliban, New York: Columbia University Press, 2012.Google Scholar
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    Sohail Inayatullah, “Defeating the Taliban: Creating an Alternative Future through Reframing and Humor,” Journal of Futures Studies, 14 (1), (August 2009), pp.98–99.Google Scholar

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