The Islamic aspect of the conflict in Afghanistan was ignored in Washington from start to finish. Washington’s foreign policy experts never understood the conflict from an Afghan perspective and were never close to formulating an effective response to their presentation of the conflict to the Afghan people. The dogma that Islam is a religion of peace that is completely compatible with Western secular society warps our internal and external policies in many unforeseen ways.
“The victory of the Taliban in Afghanistan is the victory of entire Muslims: leader of the TTP”, by Najibullah Lalzoy, Khaama Press, July 27, 2021:
Tahrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Noor Wali Mehsud appeared in a television interview for the first time and said that his relations with the Afghan Taliban are based on brotherhood, sympathy and Islamic principles.
Mehsud was interviewed by CNN through intermediaries somewhere on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.
The TTP leader acknowledged that the victory of the Afghan Taliban in Afghanistan is not limited to the country but is a victory for the entire Muslim people of the world.
The victory of the Afghan Taliban is expressed at a time when almost half of the Afghan districts have fallen into the hands of the fighters.
Earlier, US CENTCOM commander General Frank McKenzie had said that the Taliban pretend their victory is inevitable, which he believes is not the case….