Afghanistan : the genesis of the final crusade by Abid Ullah Jan

By Abid Ullah Jan

The 1st publication that systematically deconstructs the myths concerning the Taliban, the September 11 terrorist assaults, the 'legitimacy' of the struggle of aggression on Afghnaistan and Al-Qaeda.

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Why focus on this one factor? 123 On the one hand, the anti-Islam agenda of these forces is well known and on the other, George Bush takes his born-again religion seriously. 124 That is why we need to understand the link between the Evangelical movement, the apocalyptic thinking shared by military, media and political leaders, and their role in making a war on Afghanistan. According to history professor Paul S. 125 Evangelicals and their covert allies, for example, are having an increasing influence in shaping the United States’ foreign policy.

90 Religious zealots had always been behind the plans for paving the way for invading Afghanistan. Until the invasion of Afghanistan, support from the religious front remained invisible. This, however, was not the case in 2003 when the Vatican openly changed its stance on the war on Iraq from rejection to support. These developments are neither unusual nor new. An unusual book by the United States Ambassador to the Vatican, “The United States and the Holy See: The Long History”91 gives a detailed account of the political adventures of the religious front.

It also strikes the Western mindset well. ” The Taliban were blamed for being religious and not secular. ” In fact, the Christian religious front considers its involvement in political affairs and foreign policy as inevitable because they foresee and plan for widening the crusade. They think long term. According to Jenkins’s long-term view, people tend to think of Muslim nations as the fastest growing, but Christian nations are growing at least as fast. Again, by 2050, nearly 20 of the 25 largest nations will be predominantly or entirely Christian or Muslim.

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