mujahadeen


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The movie seems highly against ISI and mujahadeens.
Today, Sunni/Salafi groups like Jundallah and the Shi'ite Mujahadeen e-Kalk target Iran.
support of Osama bin Laden's mujahadeen campaign against the Soviets in Afghanistan in the 1980s.
What this verdict shows is that Pete Seda associated himself with those extreme fringe elements and sought to launder money through a so-called charity to arm Mujahadeen fighters in various wars.
office for the Makhtab al-Kidimat, often referred to as the MAK, a worldwide center of storefronts through which millions of dollars in cash was collected to support the Afghan Mujahadeen war against the Soviets, as Steven Emerson documents in American Jihad.
The documents were called The Anarchists Cookbook, Kitchen Complete and The Mujahadeen Explosives Handbook, which were all found when police carried out their raid last year.
In that, they were lineal descendants of the Mujahadeen who fought the British in the Buthidaung, Maungdaw and Rathedaung regions in 1947 in an effort to be included in East Pakistan.
These individual actions, the would-be revolutionary argued, need to be tied together by a common program, by spreading the culture and the ideology of resistance--the legal, political, and military sciences that the mujahadeen need to fight.
In addition, it was America who sponsored Osama bin Laden, the Mujahadeen and the Taliban.
This is an almost Nazian situation of selling out rivals or hated people or even because they possessed Kalashnikov rifles (a legacy of the mujahadeen resistance to the Soviets) or wore a Casio watch ('thought to be used by al-Qaeda to detonate bombs').
The war in Iraq, where many Iraqi civilians have been killed or maimed, plays a central role, but other situations also receive emphasis, including American support for Israeli military action against Palestinians, intervention in South America, including Haiti and Nicaragua, and the arming of the Mujahadeen to fight the Soviet state in Afghanistan.
Arrested just four months after giving his third child the name Usamah, another version of the Arabic name Osama, Khan regarded cigarettes as un-Islamic and was even "training" his three-year-old daughter to marry a Mujahadeen terrorist.
Abu Amar says, almost matter-of-factly, that he worked as a bodyguard for the mujahadeen forces in Afghanistan, though he never explains if he was allied with the Taliban.
The jihadist movement the Americans are fighting in Iraq emerged from the 1979-89 Afghan War in which the US armed and funded the Islamist mujahadeen fighting the Soviet Army.