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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Part of Soviet war in Afghanistan. I told the President, about six months before the Soviets entered Afghanistan, that in my judgment I thought they would be going into Afghanistan. And neither do you regret having supported the Islamic [integrisme], having given arms and advice to future terrorists?

The mujahideen benefited from expanded carrter military support from the United StatesSaudi ArabiaPakistan and other Muslim nations.

The Wars of Afghanistan

Inthe leader of Harakat, Farooq Kashmiri Khalil, signed Osama bin Laden’s declaration calling for attacks on Americans, including civilians, and their allies. It is worth noting that one does not plan a war in three weeks: Realities are turned upside down. Calls to local representatives would also uow.

However, there was a basis of truth. That secret operation was an excellent idea. When the Soviets justified their intervention by asserting that they intended to fight against a secret involvement of the United States in Afghanistan, people didn’t believe them.

The documents show that the Soviets were as unsuccessful inknocking fractious Afghan heads together as the United States has been over thelast decade.

The RPC Congressional report accuses the Clinton administration of having “helped turn Bosnia into a militant Islamic base” leading to the recruitment through the so-called “Militant Islamic Network,” of thousands of Mujahideen from the Muslim world: In theend, the zero-sum mentality evident through much of the region prevailed, andthe opposing sides in the Afghan struggle for power could not agree on amediated settlement.


carger Brzezenski was the national security advisor mujajideen President Carter from to Others, including somepolicymakers, thought that U. Living the Policy Process. As in the case of Iraq, the response is not conditional on Iran actually being involved in the act of terrorism directed against the United States.

The terror warnings must appear to be “genuine”. The sophisticated methods taught to the Mujahideen, and the thousands of tons of arms supplied to them by the U.

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Tomsenaccompanies this charge with the repeated assertions of a CIA animus againstAhmad Shah Masood, whose troops, as well as those of Hekmatyar, were doing mostof the fighting among the seven mujahideen groups. The missiles involved are http: The “outside enemy” personified by Osama bin Laden is “threatening America”. Patrick Briley is a Navy Viet Nam era veteran who sewed on a Polaris ballistic missile nuclear submarine patrol in the Pacific.

Supported by various Wahabi “foundations” from the Gulf States, secessionism on China’s Western frontier is, once again, consistent with U. The September 11, attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were used to galvanize public support for the invasion of Afghanistan, which took place barely four weeks later.

A couple of years later, Meridian International Logistics, the parent company of Meridian Arms, was to farm similar research out to the Japanese.

Tired of head-butting your desk in frustration when programming Java? According to the official version of history, CIA aid to the Mujahadeen began duringthat is to say, after the Soviet army invaded Afghanistan, 24 Dec 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 Some thought of themanifestly impractical option of air drops.


Commits Forces, Weapons to Bosnia, London, 31 October “From the Horse’s Mouth” Ironically, the US Administration’s undercover military-intelligence operations in Bosnia, which consisted in promoting the fonnation of “Islamic brigades”, have been fully documented by the Republican Party. Riconosciuto would later testify under oath that Stormont Laboratories http: Chaos ensued, and it was ended inafter thePakistanis switched their sponsorship from Hekmatyar to Mullah Omar and theTaliban though, as Tomsen points out on pagethe ISI was involved in thecreation of the Taliban in Michael was revealing details of terrorist networks, now communications are severed and he has been taken to a place which is very dangerous for him.

When Saudi payments were late, Wilson and Avrakotos would fly to Saudi Arabia to persuade the monarchy to fulfill its commitments. Iran, with the knowledge and agreement of the US Government, supplied the Bosnian forces with a large number of multiple rocket launchers and a large quantity of ammunition. Nothing more than what unites the Christian countries. Another potential source for assistance would be Congressman Petersen’s office.

You take your choice.

Michael was presented to the people at Springfield as someone who is mentally ill. Some stirred-up Moslems or the liberation of Central Europe and the end of the cold war? Eventually, more thanforeign Muslim radicals were directly influenced by the Afghan jihad.

This is not an academic argument.