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They worked in harsh conditions alongside a local warlord and his men, an uneasy alliance at best, and even with all the technology and money of the U.S. military, executed ... Abdul Rashid Dostum (an excellent Navid Negahban) who may be equally motivated to fight the Taliban if properly persuaded.
The truth is that the most interesting character in this movie is one who's barely been emphasized in the film's advertising. Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum (Navid Negahban) is a resource-rich local warlord that Nelson needs to befriend if he wants to complete the mission. Dostum is the kind of guy who won't let ...

Their mission is to embed with the band of fighters led by a warlord in the region with no love for the Taliban, Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum (Navid Negahban), to help them get close enough to the enemy to call in bombing runs. However, when the two forces meet, it is obvious Dostum would rather deal with ...
The annual fee of a master player, called "Chapandaz" in local language, can reach $60,000, four times the official salary of an Afghan minister, ... The country's former first Vice President, the late Mohammad Qasim Fahim, and his successor, General Abdul Rashid Dostum, who now lives in exile in Turkey, ...
In mid-October 2001, five weeks after the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, a dozen U.S. Army Green Berets sneaked into northern Afghanistan and embedded with a local warlord in order to root out the Taliban from the key city of Mazar-i-Sharif. As dramatized in "12 Strong," it's a wild ...
Towards the beginning of their collaboration in "12 Strong," General Abdul Rashid Dostum (played by Navid Negahban), leader of the Afghan Northern Alliance, tells American ... Even the Afghan warlord recognizes that American lives are exponentially more important than the lives of his own people.

The image is rousingly iconic, if a little incongruous. But it's a true one, and it's at the core of "12 Strong," a movie about the first U.S. special forces that went into Afghanistan weeks after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. "Honestly, the aesthetics of this story is something we haven't seen before," says Chris ...
Their partner was a legendary -- and notorious -- Afghan warlord, Abdul Rashid Dostum. He's been a key player in Afghanistan since the early 1990s, often accused of brutal tactics on the battlefield. He has been a vice president since 2014, though he fled to Turkey last year amid yet another controversy.
A dozen Green Berets, as part of Task Force Dagger, dropped into Afghanistan and met up with ethnic Uzbek warlord Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, who lent them some of the horses he and his men used to get around. The plan was to make their way to a Taliban stronghold in northern Afghanistan, as units ...
Some feared it to be a suicide mission but all were relieved to learn that the operatives landed safely to link up with anti-Taliban Uzbek warlord Abdul Rashid Dostum. Soon the Americans were riding with Dostum's men toward their objective. Like 21st-century Arthurian knights, the Americans rode into ...
He recently called for the return of Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum, a powerful ethnic Uzbek warlord who fled to Turkey in May after he was accused of arranging the rape and torture of a political rival in 2016. Dostum has denied the allegations. Tensions between Afghanistan's ethnic groups can often ...
For three years, Mr. Ghani had tried to ease Mr. Noor, 54, a commander of the mujahedeen resistance to the Soviets who then became a warlord in the ... Abdul Rashid Dostum, the Afghan vice president who is exiled in Turkey on charges of abducting and raping an opponent and has become a strong ally ...
It ousted the former warlord Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum who lives in exile in Turkey. Now, it has hurtled towards the powerful provincial governor of northern Afghan province of Balkh, Atta Mohammad Noor, who clung on to governorship for the past fifteen years. Other heavyweight Jihadist commanders ...
On December 26, 2017, the first China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Foreign Ministers' Dialogue was held in Beijing. The two most important takeaways from this trilateral dialogue were Beijing's "read[iness] to play a constructive role in improving Afghanistan-Pakistan relations" and decision on "extending CPEC ...
The dangerous ongoing showdown between the Kabul government and Atta Mohammad Noor, a warlord-turned-governor of Balkh province, is inescapably about two things: money and muscle. Although ... Abdul Rashid Dostum fled to Turkey on charges of kidnapping and raping a political rival. And, Gen ...
Abdul Rashid Dostum, First Vice President; Bismillah Khan Mohammad, former defence minister and Ismail Khan, former jihadi leader and Minister of Water and Energy have been sidelined by the government and now there are plots against him, adding that Abdullah "betrayed" him. "(President) Ghani is ...
Abdul Rashid Dostum, First Vice President; Bismillah Khan Mohammad, former defence minister and Ismail Khan, former jihadi leader and Minister of Water and Energy have been sidelined by the government and now there are plots against him, adding that Abdullah "betrayed" him. "(President) Ghani is ...

Abdul Rashid Dostum, First Vice President; Bismillah Khan Mohammad, former defence minister and Ismail Khan, former jihadi leader and Minister of Water and Energy have been sidelined by the government and now there are plots against him, adding that Abdullah "betrayed" him. "(President) Ghani is ...
Abdul Rashid Dostum, the Afghan vice president who also has a strong base in the north but is in exile in Turkey on charges of abducting and raping an opponent, had told him that ... The Afghan interior minister, Wais Ahmad Barmak, said the men had made a mistake by taking sides in a political dispute.
Owing to the gravity of the situation, Salahuddin Rabbani, a JI leader who serves as foreign minister, cut short his official trip to Europe and met the party leadership late Tuesday ... Abdul Rashid Dostum and another northern regional leader who defected from Ghani along with a senior government official.
It said Jamiat would announce its "clear position" on the move once its leader Saluddin Rabbani, who is also foreign minister, returns from an official trip. He is currently in Greece. Noor recently called for the return of Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum, a powerful ethnic Uzbek warlord who fled to Turkey ...
Jowzjan is the hometown of the Uzbek warlord and Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum, who has been residing in Turkey since last May for "medical ... On November 19, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warned during a trip to Kabul against ISIS' growing danger in Afghanistan after its ...
Some feared it to be a suicide mission but all were relieved to learn that the operatives landed safely to link up with anti-Taliban Uzbek warlord Abdul Rashid Dostum. Soon the Americans were riding with Dostum's men toward their objective. Like 21st-century Arthurian knights, the Americans rode into ...
A vice president being barred from landing in his own country -- it's a scenario that could spark a major political crisis. That appears to be the case after a private jet carrying Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum, a powerful former warlord who had been on medical leave in Turkey in recent months, ...
Afghanistan's First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum left the country in mid-May, ostensibly for medical treatment in Turkey. ... The bizarre incident, spurned on by Ishchi's very public accusations and Dostum's warlord reputation, led to domestic and international calls for a thorough investigation.
Abdul Rashid Dostum flew to Turkey on Friday evening reportedly for medical treatment, according to sources in the Afghan government. Dostum is believed to .... The former President Hamid Karzai, who also co-opted the Uzbek warlord, faced problems reminiscent of recent events. In 2008, Dostum, then ...
Kabul, Afghanistan -- In the dark of night and amid a Criminal Investigation into rape accusations against him, Afghanistan's embattled vice president, Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, left for Turkey on Friday in what Afghan and Western officials suggested could be another long exile for the former warlord.
Nelson teams up with a warlord named Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum (Iranian-born Navid Negahban), whose loyalty seems limited to his own fiefdom. Thanks to Negahban's nuanced portrayal, Dostum is easily the most intriguing character in the whole film. Dostum is understandably wary of his new allies ...
He recently called for the return of Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum, a powerful ethnic Uzbek warlord who fled to Turkey in May after he was accused of arranging the rape and torture of a political rival in 2016. Dostum has denied the allegations. Tensions between Afghanistan's ethnic groups can often ...
In Kabul, Off was introduced to Asad Aryubwal, who was willing to talk on camera about a notorious warlord named General Abdul Rashid Dostum and his involvement in a massacre of POWs. ... She does not mince words when it comes to her dealings with the Conservative minister in charge of the file, Chris Alexander.
In addition to discussing "Aladdin," Negahban told HuffPost about playing General Abdul Rashid Dostum in "12 Strong," which is based on actual events. ... All the guys that I talked to ... they were saying that he was this tough warlord and warrior and soldier, but at the same time, deep down, he is very ...
Then-Afghan President Hamid Karzai, right, stands with Uzbek General Abdul Rashid Dostum, center, in 2001. ... Asad briefed us on life under the warlord: Dostum ran northern Afghanistan as his private fiefdom and he exerted a level of control over people's lives somewhere between that of a Mafia don ...
Jowzjan is the hometown of the Uzbek warlord and Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum, who has been residing in Turkey since last May for "medical ... On November 19, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warned during a trip to Kabul against ISIS' growing danger in Afghanistan after its ...
... with Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan to request Canada's renewed support ... Uzbek minority, controversial warlord Abdul Rashid Dostum was ...
That came after the recent firing of education Minister Asadullah ... Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum, a powerful ethnic Uzbek warlord who ...
Dr Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, told a ... return of vice president Abdul Rashid Dostum, a powerful ethnic Uzbek warlord ...
Off interviewed Robina's father Asad about life under the Uzbek warlord - and later vice-president - Abdul Rashid Dostum. Asad guided Off ...
The airport was under the control of Abdul Rashid Dostum, an ... His minister of state security, General Ghulam Faruq Yaqubi, was found dead ...
... for vice president: Abdul Rashid Dostum, an Uzbek warlord notorious ... given to him by Afghanistan's "prime minister" - an official who, as it ...
... for vice president: Abdul Rashid Dostum, an Uzbek warlord notorious ... him by Afghanistan's "prime minister"--an official who, as it happens, ...
The recent visit by Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif to ... has historically backed the Uzbek warlord Abdul Rashid Dostum as well as ...
Afghanistan's vice president and a former warlord, Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, had been forced into exile this year after authorities charged ...
That appears to be the case after a private jet carrying Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum, a powerful former warlord who had been ...
Abdul Rashid Dostum, hastily formed a new coalition of the ... private plane carrying Mr. Dostum, an ex-warlord, was denied permission to land ...
Afghanistan's First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum left the ... on by Ishchi's very public accusations and Dostum's warlord reputation, led to ...
Abdul Rashid Dostum, left for Turkey on Friday in what Afghan and Western ... suggested could be another long exile for the former warlord.
Abdul Rashid Dostum flew to Turkey on Friday evening reportedly for .... who also co-opted the Uzbek warlord, faced problems reminiscent of ...
File photo of Afghan prime minister Abdul Rashid Dostum, who has been ... denied the former warlord is under house arrest, or that he may be ...
The vice president, the former warlord Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, remains under de facto house arrest because of a criminal case against him ...


 

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