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The Journey
The Northern Alliance
The Northern Alliance
On 13 November 2001 the Northern Alliance captured the city of Kabul. The Taleban made their escape the previous night. Correspondent's Phil Rees travelled with the Northern Alliance as they conquered territory from Faizabad to Kabul.


FAIZABAD


The journey begins in Faizabad, which was the unofficial capital of the Northern Alliance while the Taleban ruled from Kabul.







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FROM FAIZABAD TO KABUL


It is a treacherous journey over remote mountain passes towards Kabul.









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FUTURE OF AFGHANISTAN


Before Kabul is captured, the faction commanders of the Northern Alliance meet at a tribal council to discuss the future of Afghanistan.






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NORTHERN ALLIANCE COMMANDERS


Northern Alliance Commander Aseel Khan used to support the Taleban.








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ENTERING KABUL


The Northern Alliance enter Kabul to the jubilant crowds, even though the West said not to.







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The Afghan Trap: Sunday 2nd December 2001 at 1915 on BBC Two

Reporter: Phil Rees
Producer: Frank Smith
Deputy Editor: Farah Durrani
Editor: Fiona Murch

See also:

23 Nov 01 | Country profiles
Country profile: Afghanistan
13 Nov 01 | South Asia
Who are the Northern Alliance?
02 Aug 00 | Middle East
Timeline: War in the Gulf
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