Bin Laden Osama bin Laden, one of 20 sons of a billionaire construction magnate, arrived in Afghanistan to join the jihad in He has never admited being "terrorist".
Many of them are now using their knowledge and expertise to wage war on everything they hate. If you want to start another article What Osama bin Laden is calledgo ahead. Osama bin Laden was a close associate of Hekmatyar and his faction. But the fact that some people me call him a walking pile of pig shit has no place in the Osama bin Laden article, which describes what he is a terrorist not what some people call him walking pile of pig shit, freedom-fighter, etc.
The word terrorist is a more appropriate but doubtless equally loaded term. So we should refrain from calling anyone terrorist without qualifying that statement Osama bin laden freedom fighter or a widely held opinion.
I will have a few things to add to that page - walking pile of pig shit, for example. Using his extensive knowledge of construction techniques he has a degree in civil engineeringhe built "training camps", some dug deep into the sides of mountains, and built roads to reach them.
Tom Carew, a former British SAS soldier who secretly fought for the mujaheddin told the August 13,British Observer, "The Americans were keen to teach the Afghans the techniques of urban terrorism — car bombing and so on — so that they could strike at the Russians in major towns But the main objective was accomplished.
Untilhe had access to the dividends from this ill-gotten business empire. Perhaps a statement like "he is viewed as a freedom fighter amongst his own people" is fine with me. Name So where should he go under biographical listings? No evidence that he is one has been ever showed. The program, reported the Independent, was part of a Washington-approved plan called "Operation Cyclone".
Everyone is innocent unless proven guilty. Some Abu Sayyaf members have studied or worked in Saudi Arabia and developed relations with the mujahideen members while fighting and training in the war against the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
If you prefer, you could use something like guerilla leader, etc. Let the record speak for itself. Those were very important, pivotal matters that played an important role in the downfall of the Soviet Union. In the Soviet Union withdrew its forces from Afghanistan.
Could somebody investigate which acts did he admit and which did he deny? However, the mujahideen did not establish a united government, and many of the larger mujahideen groups began to fight each other over power in Kabul. The basic units of mujahideen organization and action continued to reflect the highly decentralized nature of Afghan society and strong loci of competing mujahideen and tribal groupsparticularly in isolated areas among the mountains.
And this is what bin Laden did. The Soviets left Afghanistan. And that is a lot of money. Today, his services are utilised primarily by the reactionary Taliban regime.
The last word goes to Zbigniew Brzezinski: People who are not sympathetic to bin Laden will see his opposition to the Saudi regime as just so much grievance peddling. The article is kind of clumsy to read as well.
The group is known for its kidnappings of Western nationals and Filipinos, for which it has received several large ransom -payments. Islamic insurgency in the Philippines and Moro Islamic Liberation Front Inpolitical tensions and open hostilities developed between the Government of the Philippines and jihadist rebel groups.
The term therefore violates the neutral point of view rule. Following several discussions in past yearsthese subpages are now deprecated.
Bin Laden has simply continued to do the job he was asked to do in Afghanistan during the s — fund, feed and train mercenaries. If wikipedia is supposed to represent the US point of view than I have no objection to removing the word "freedom fighter" from the article.
Nazis and religious fundamentals included. But people who are against it are quite a minority I think. Cannistrano is certainly an expert on terrorists like bin Laden, because he directed their "work". I would just point out that only one entity including individuals, organizations, and nations have been found to be "terrorist" by a recognized international governing world court.
Freedom fighter and guerilla leader are two different things. Hekmatyar was also infamous for his side trade in the cultivation and trafficking in opium.Public University Professor: Osama Bin Laden Was a Freedom Fighter 30 Jan An undergraduate student can expect to pay $13, per year, not including room and board, to attend the university of Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo.
OSAMA Bin Laden sat in his gold- fringed robe, guarded by the loyal Arab mujahedin who fought alongside him in Afghanistan. Bearded, taciturn figures - unarmed, but never more than a few yards. Jan 30, · Usama bin Laden was a freedom fighter and the U.S.
is a “neocolonial power,” according to a California state university teacher whose writings are required reading for his political science. Osama bin Laden, originally from a wealthy family in Saudi Arabia, was a prominent organizer and financier of an all-Arab Islamist group of foreign volunteers; his Maktab al-Khadamat funnelled money, arms, and Muslim fighters from around the Muslim world into Afghanistan, with the assistance and support of the Saudi and Pakistani governments.
How the CIA created Osama bin Laden. September 18, Issue. most despicable being the mass murder of more than working people in New York and Washington on September 11 — bin Laden the "freedom fighter" is now lambasted by US leaders and the Western mass media as a "terrorist mastermind" and an "evil-doer".
Jun 10, · In interviews and speeches bin Laden sought to recruit new fighters to his cause and to chronicle his own role as a military leader. He also began to .Download