Zbigniew Brzezinski: How Jimmy Carter and I Started the Mujahideen Interview of Zbigniew Brzezinski Le Nouvel Observateur (France), Jan. Myths and the mujahideen That idea originated in with Zbigniew Brzezinski, Jimmy Carter’s national security adviser. But the spread of fundamentalism started long before, at the point when the Arab socialism. The resultwas a Presidential Finding of July , signed by Jimmy Carter, authorizingthe CIA to provide non-lethal aid to the mujahideen.
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Without supporting evidence, A1 Qaeda, which was allegedly supported by the Taliban government, was held responsible for the mujaahideen. When President [George W. In fact, several of the Islamic movements in the Muslim republics of the fonner Soviet Union are integrated with the Turkestan and Uigur movements in China’s Xinjiang-Uigur autonomous region.
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In other words, the main justification for waging war on Afghanistan and Iraq has been totally fabricated. Webarchive template wayback links Use dmy dates from November All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from May Retrieved 11 March wnd International Press Services, 22 August As Carter noted, the Pakistanis ‘would be highly embarrassed.
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They are being prepared in Debar and Struga [on the border with Albania] as well, and their members have defined codes. Over a long career, his interventionist credentials were impeccable – and he knew hoq of what went on in Afghanistan in the 80s. Hercules, however, had gotten out of the explosives business by when an anhydrous ammonia plant was constructed.
Riconosciuto would later testify under oath that Stormont Laboratories http: I have a copy of the report. This has led to various attempts by the patrons and operators of the child prostitution industry to smear Gunderson’s reputation. People don’t do that unless it’s a serious situation. Why hasn’t this been reported in the major media? Some stirred-up Moslems or the liberation of Central Europe and the end of the cold war? It includes lengthy annexes that offer a menu of options for the military to retaliate quickly against specific terrorist groups, individuals or state sponsors depending on who is believed to be behind an attack.
Two days later on Thursday the 13th of September – while the FBI investigation had barely commenced – President Bush pledged to “lead the world to victory”.
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Satrted day that the Soviets officially crossed the border, I wrote to President Carter: Despite this risk, you were an advocate of this covert action.
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Anyone who wants to get up to speed on Afghanistan can profit from reading thisbook. Islamic fundamentalism creates social and ethnic divisions. The Congressional documents also confirm that members of the Senate and the House knew the relationship of the Administration to international terrorism.
He set about teaching Islam with the correct Aqeedah to the Chechen Mujahideen, many of whom held incorrect and distorted beliefs about Islam. What is most important to the history of the world? Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Thesetimeless words were uttered to me by my friend, Frank Anderson, then chief of the Near East and South Asia Division of the Directorateof Operations of the CIA the division that ran covert operations inAfghanistan during the Soviet War there and one of my successors in theposition.
Stinger missiles were one possibility. Under Carter, Brzezinski was responsible for the severing of direct US recogniton of Taiwan as an independent nation and recognizing only Communist China. The militarization of the South China Sea and of the Taiwan Straits is also an integral part of this strategy. Thisrejection of the pre-partition past has become all the more fraught with thesudden ascension of India as a world power while Pakistan has becomeincreasingly engulfed in sectarian and ideological violence.
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Yugoslavia is the jikmy state in the region to have failed to acquiesce to US pressure. You take your choice. An Oral History of al Qaeda’s Leader.
Have these groups received funding from sources other than the Pakistani government? It had the effect of drawing the Russians into the Afghan trap and you want me to regret it? Only after the Soviet invasion did some advocate making the Soviets ‘bleed’ in their own Vietnam. Ultimately although we all like to think we would cwrter another in need, we are all selfish and defensive, it’s natural instinct!
His statement is consistent with the dominant viewpoint both in the Pentagon and the Homeland Security department as to how events might unfold in the case of a national emergency.