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  • Read the article, the mujaheddin were also supplied satellite technology, modern telecommunications and all of the other accouterments that allowed them to carry out 9/11.

    Think Progress » LEAKED: How The Right-Wing Will Spin Tonight’s Speech

  • Heat-seeking missiles, which the United States provided to the anti-Soviet Afghan fighters known as mujaheddin in the 1980s, helped inflict heavy losses on the Soviet Union until it withdrew its forces from Afghanistan in 1989.

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  • This opposition came to be known as the mujaheddin, and so began a campaign of murder and terror which, six months later, resulted in the Afghan government in Kabul requesting the help of the Soviet Union, resulting in an ill-fated military intervention which ended ten years later in an ignominious retreat of

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  • This opposition came to be known as the mujaheddin, and so began a campaign of murder and terror which, six months later, resulted in the Afghan government in Kabul requesting the help of the Soviet Union, resulting in an ill-fated military intervention which ended ten years later in an ignominious retreat of Soviet military forces and the descent of Afghanistan into the abyss of religious intolerance, abject poverty, warlordism and violence that has plagued the country ever since.

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  • But given that you referred to me as "mujaheddin" once, I didn't have much faith in your honesty.

    Dear SUZANNE, you horrible cunt.

  • Later, in the 1990s after the mujaheddin government failed miserably, the I.S.I. played a new card: the Taliban.

    Nick Mills: Predictions

  • Pakistan's Directorate for Inter-Services Intelligence, the notorious I.S.I., was given the major role in controlling the mujaheddin by supplying the various Afghan resistance groups with money and weapons -- or not.

    Nick Mills: Predictions

  • When the U.S.S.R. invaded Afghanistan in 1979, Zia not only took in more than 2 million Afghan refugees, he encouraged, trained and financed the mujaheddin, the so-called holy warriors who fought against the Soviet occupation much as the Taliban are fighting against the U.S. occupation today.

    Nick Mills: Predictions

  • A nice picture of Reagan with the mujaheddin leaders (Al Queda)

    Think Progress » Texas Tea Party candidate: ‘There are some very good arguments’ that government was involved in 9/11.

  • Bin Laden said, "All we have to do is send two mujaheddin . . . to raise a small piece of cloth on which is written 'al-Qaeda' in order to make the generals race there, to cause America to suffer human, economic and political losses."

    Robin Koerner: A Decade After 9/11: Time to Choose to be America Again?

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