or religion but rather by applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact. Non-Westerners NEVER do!
Please keep these inspired words by Samuel P. Huntington in mind, before you sign up to "kill some gooks" or whatever the struggling people of Afghanistan and Pakistan are now called by our men in uniform, before you decide to kill them with one of your rifles, artillery, or even a merciless "predator" plane flying over your battlefield!
July 3, 1979: President Carter signed a secret directive aiding opponents of the pro-Soviet regime in Kabul, calculated to induce a Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
Mid to Late 1980's: President Reagan authorizes the shipment of Stinger missiles via Pakistan to Afghanistan. This causes the full Soviet withdrawal in 1989. With our support, The Saudis import Osama bin Laden to lead the effort, and al Qaeda fights successfully to introduce the Taliban.
December 1991: Collapse of the Soviet Union, and the birth of the Caspian Sea nations of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.
1993: US Oil Companies lust for the estimated 200 billion barrels of oil in the Caspian Sea area.
1995: US Oil Companies foam at their mouths for a pipeline across Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.
August 13, 1996: Unocal and Delta Oil sign an agreement with Russia's Gazprom and Turkmenistan's "Turkmenrusgaz" to build a gas pipeline from Turkmenistan to Pakistan via Afghanistan.
For the remainder of this expose of our soldiers being murdered to feed our gas pumps, please click on my heading "An Afghanistan Timeline" for, as my friend Paul Harvey used to say: "The Rest of the Story"