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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But perhaps you yourself desired this Soviet entry into war and looked to provoke it? Meanwhile, a cohesive multibillion dollar counterterrorism program “to go after” these terrorist organizations has been put in place.
ButTomsen also has a point of view, one that can be quite strident and incessant. The fractioustendencies in Afghan society were too strong. Why doesn’t he have an office next to Colin Powell so he can mujahdieen realistic advice on Bin Ladin’s thinking? The effort failed, but the account is instructive. Brzezinski is said to be a protege of both Nelson A.
This plan details “what terrorists or bad guys we would hit if the gloves came off. Free dri nk s and anthrax while you play blackjack, anyone?
Labor problems led to a plant closure in Immediately after theSoviet invasion at the end of the year, a new finding authorizing lethal aidwas signed. Again, the evidence suggestsotherwise. But the reality, secretly guarded until now, is completely otherwise: Webarchive template wayback links Use dmy dates from November All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from May mujahiden Although officially condemned by Washington, these covert ISI operations were undertaken with the tacit approval of the Dtarted.
There, the CIA specialists met with Pakistani mujahideenn officers to help plan operations for the Afghan rebels. It was [also] reported that members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Pasdaran arrived in Bosnia with a large supply of arms and ammunition. Several senior Air Force officers involved in the planning are reportedly appalled at the implications of what they are doing-that Iran stared being set up for an unprovoked nuclear attack-but no one is prepared to damage his career by posing any objections.
This independent source of funding gave Haqqani disproportionate influence over the mujahideen. They did notcomment on a long-term post-conflict policy vision for Afghanistan or theregion.
Now communications with him are cut off. The finding permitted the CIA to ship weapons secretly to the mujahedin. Lost in the barrage of recent history, the role of the CIA, in supporting and developing international terrorist organizations during the Cold War and its aftermath, is casually ignored or downplayed by the Western media.
In the end, and from thispoint of view, the operation in Afghanistan was a success: The latter consists in sustaining rather than combating international terrorism, with a view to destabilizing national societies and preventing the articulation of genuine secular social movements directed against the American Empire. Tomsenaccompanies this charge with the repeated assertions of a CIA animus againstAhmad Shah Masood, whose troops, as well as those of Hekmatyar, thd doing mostof the fighting among the seven mujahideen groups.
Prior to the Soviet- Afghan war, opium production in Afghanistan and Pakistan was directed to small regional markets.
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They had some conditions for their help. Ultimately although we all like to think we would help another in need, we are all selfish and defensive, it’s natural instinct! On one level, its inanities make Mel Gibson’s Braveheart look like a thoughtful documentary about 13th century Anglo-Scottish relations.
In fact, in the months preceding the bombing of Yugoslavia, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright was busy building a “political legitimacy” for the KLA. Known and documented, the “Islamic terror network” is a creation of the US intelligence apparatus.
He holds honorary degrees from several universities. In other words, the main justification for waging war on Afghanistan and Iraq has been totally fabricated. Both the terror warnings and the terror events have served as a pretext to justify far- reaching military decisions.
Rumsfeld has approved the military’s most ambitious plan yet to fight terrorism around the world and retaliate more rapidly and decisively in the case of another major terrorist attack on the United States, according to defense officials.
One of the two, Ted Gunderson, had had a distinguished career in the FBI, serving as some sort of supervisor over Special Agents in the early 60s, as head of the Dallas field office fromand as head of the Los Angeles field office from The terror warnings must appear to be “genuine”. Madrassahs in South Asia”. This assistance – an attempt to replicate in Kashmir the international Islamist brigade’s “holy war” against the Soviet Union in Afghanistan – helped introduce radical Islam into the long-standing conflict over the fate of Kashmir.
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Their intention is not so much to create an Islamic state, but to create a state of confusion in which they are able to thrive. The two men headed to the Hilton Hotel in Sherman Oaks, California in the late Spring of were on their way himmy meet representatives of the mujahadeen, the Afghan fighters resisting the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
Throughout the developing world, the growth of sectarian, fundamentalist and other such organizations tends to serve U. But every day we strengthen the security of our nation. The mujahideen benefited from expanded foreign military support from the United StatesSaudi ArabiaPakistan and other Muslim nations. The former intelligence chief was also dismissive of the film’s suggestion that Wilson foresaw that anti-American fundamentalists and jihadis from around the Muslim world would move in and exploit the post-withdrawal power vacuum in Afghanistan.
Another link to bin Laden is starrted fact that the brother of a leader in an Egyptian Jihad organization and also a military commander jimmmy Usama bin Laden, was leading an elite KLA unit during ane Kosovo jimmh. A devout Muslim, he did sponsor the growth of Islamic schools,or madrassas.
In the mids, Pakistani intelligence officials began privately lobbying the U. It was logical, at least in principle, that the groupsdoing most of the fighting Hekmatyar and Masood should receive the bulk ofthe arms aid, although it was clear that Masood, an ethnic Tajik, was not afavorite of the Pakistanis. But the stage directors appear to have been all along here in the U. Staretd is important to understand that General Franks was not giving a personal opinion on this issue.
Extensively documented by the Macedonian press and statements of the Macedonian authorities, the US government and the “Islamic Militant Network” were working hand in glove in supporting and financing the hoe National Liberation Army NLAinvolved in the terrorist attacks in Macedonia. How did you interpret Soviet behavior in Afghanistan, such as the April revolution, the rise of Hugh Davies, “‘Informers’ point the finger at bin Laden; Washington on alert for suicide bombers.
By tacitly promoting the secession of the Xinjiang-Uigur region using Pakistan’s ISI as a “go-between”Washington is attempting to trigger a broader process of political destabilization and fracturing of the People’s Republic of J.