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  • adj. Reminiscent of the Taliban.

Etymologies

Taliban and suffix -esque (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • My main concern is in the idea that the Taliban will be offered defections, and the rule areas under de facto Talibanesque vice squads and theological terrorism.

    Compromise With The Taliban, A British Stratagem « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • If by Shariah we mean the Talibanesque, self-righteous, and unjust brand currently being practiced by the Somali Neo-Islamists known as al-Shabab and Hizbul Islam, the answer is: No. As these two groups have been asserting their authority through violence-driven territorial expansion, they have been rapidly loosing the public confidence necessary for them to sustain any gains.

    Abukar Arman: Shariah in Lawless Somalia

  • It's the party of GOP Rep. Pete Sessions, who says Republicans might need to adopt a Talibanesque approach to taking on Obama.

    Arianna Huffington: Bipartisanship Fetishism vs. What's Best for America: Obama Needs to Choose

  • Our friends the British are so high up in the upper levels of intelliegence that they can't see their neighborhoods going Talibanesque.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Note to Dobson: Stop being a Bible-thumping bigoted Talibanesque control queen and maybe you won't get bad coverage?

    03/02/2005

  • Attempting to legislatively restrict or elilminate a personal choice on the basis of religious dogma begins to take society down a Talibanesque road that will ultimately destroy this particular iteration of civilization, not preserve it.

    Lassen County Times in Review, Jan 16 Edition

  • And I blame Alabama today for its hateful, backwards, ignorant, twisted, Talibanesque mindset.

    12/01/2004

  • A Talibanesque taxi driver may not conscientiously refuse to serve women unaccompanied by male relatives, on the ground that he might thereby be facilitating their sinful consorting with the opposite sex.

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  • The 9/11 attacks, in which 15 of the 19 hijackers were from Saudi Arabia, didn't stop the United States from supporting its oil-rich, Talibanesque "ally".

    Daimnation!: The most amoral democracy on earth

  • Let us look at the individuals who designate them selves as part of a spacific 'cause' group that exhibits Talibanesque qualities.

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