#NorthernAlliance

.Panjshir, Afghanistan
Ahmad Massoud with his militia in Panjshir valley. (Photo credit: Twitter/@SaidRehmanAf6)

  • Massoud is the son of anti-Soviet military leader Ahmad Shah Massoud
  • He announced the creation of a new coalition of mujahideen leaders modeled on the Northern Alliance
  • He declared his rejection of Taliban rule