Opatrně se Severní aliancí

Musí se nutně stát nepřítel vašeho nepřítele vaším přítelem? Nikoliv v případě, že tímto předpokládaným přítelem je Severní aliance, anti-talibanská koalice ovládající necelých 10 % území Afghánistánu. Přes rozsáhlou podporu Ruska a Íránu se toto opoziční hnutí ocitlo na pokraji rozkladu, a to ještě dříve, než se před teroristickými útoky na USA podařilo nájemným vrahům Usámy bin Ládina zabít jeho charismatického polního velitele generála Massúda. Aliance se objevuje na scéně díky událostem z 11. září. V tuto chvíli připravuje zahájení vlastního útoku na Kábul, bez ohledu na to, zda na něj USA kývne či nikoliv. Její vůdci vytvářejí ze 2000 mužů hlídky, které budou střežit afghánské hlavní město v případě, že se jej alianci podaří zmocnit.
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