By Abid Ullah Jan
The 1st e-book that systematically deconstructs the myths in regards to the Taliban, the 11th of September terrorist assaults, the 'legitimacy' of the battle of aggression on Afghnaistan and Al-Qaeda.
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However, the 2004 elections results reflected it well. Fifty-two percent of the Catholics voted for Bush and 47 percent for Kerry. In 2000, the percentages were reversed: 48 percent for Bush and 51 percent for the Democratic candidate. It shows that the crusade is making a difference. ” The more they stick together, the more effectively they influence opinionmakers’ agenda. The traditional line-ups—of Catholics always supporting Democrats and Evangelicals supporting Republicans—have completely changed.
120 Now, here is where that categorical morality gets really twisted: Bush and Blair, the leading crusaders, seem to believe that because their cause is a good one, whatever they do to support that cause is good. ” It is a sign of moral resolve hardened by religious motivation. Starting a war on the basis of lies against a non-threatening “opponent” is not cruel or cowardly for them. ” 60 Afghanistan: The Genesis of the Final Crusade 61 CHAPTER 2 The Architects of War The war into which we have plunged in Iraq and Afghanistan, then is a civil-religious war to decide who shall rule the Islamic world.
In fact, people in Afghanistan at the time of the attack had no way of menacing the United States from afar since they had Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) or long-range bombers. Someone in Afghanistan intending to attack the United States had to get to the United States first and acquire the technical know how and ability to carryout the attack. If there was an imminent threat, it was from terrorists already in the United States or in Europe. Thus, there was enough time to seek Security Council authorization, which is required for such a war unless one is attacking the source of an imminent threat.
Afghanistan : the genesis of the final crusade by Abid Ullah Jan