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Jackal in the Bushes

to the continuing victims of 9/11

With Jackal's teeth he sneered a smile
Claiming "Justice" all the while.
The people cheer, he takes a bow
He made for them a tainted vow.

He hid his crime with trusting dupes
Sent sons and fathers off in troops.
He folds his blood-stained hands in prayer
While unfelt words dissolve in air.

"An attack on Freedom" he did declare
His part in it he did not share.
He tells us what to think and feel
Lest we learn a truth too real.

A battle for Good and Evil it is -
But will he reveal the Evil that's his?

There will come a day in time
When no one can escape their crime.
Until then let us put our trust
In our Watchful Lord who's always just.

Lamyaa M Hashim

Copyright 2002 Lamyaa M Hashim
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AS CHANCES OF WAR ON IRAQ INCREASE, WE LOOK AT LINEUP of FORCES

"O ye who believe! What is the matter with you that, when ye are asked to go forth in the cause of Allah, ye cling heavily to the earth? Do ye prefer the life of this world to the Hereafter? But little is the comfort of this life, as compared with the Hereafter." [The Qur'an 9:38]
"Have no fear, for Allah is with us." [9:40. Muhammad, pbuh, to Abu Bakr, r.a., in the cave during the hijra from Makka to Madina.]

Here is the lineup of forces as the U.S. prepares to attack Iraq. What's really happening here is that Bush and Sharon have decided to eliminate the only country standing up to them. As the outline below shows, the hope for resistance comes from the Jihad movements, local and international; otherwise the forces of oppression have the world in their hands. Massive support for jihad from the vast Muslim populations who are as yet unarmed indicates that the map of the world will change when these populations move from theory to practice.
[Some countries given below occur under several headings owing to local complexity.]

Anti-Islam Line-Up

1. U.S.A.
2. Israel
3. India
4. Russia
3. U.K.
4. Turkey

INDEPENDENT MUSLIM COUNTRIES
1. Iraq (potentially pro-Islam)
2. Libya (secular, anti-Islamic)

SEMI-INDEPENDENT MUSLIM COUNTRIES
1. Sudan (strong Islamic potential) 2. Yemen 3. Somalia (pro-Islam but fragmented) 4. Nigeria

U.S. PROXIES
1. Egypt
2. Pakistan
3. Indonesia
4. Algeria (via France)
5. Tunisia (via France)
6. Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Kuwait
7. Jordan
8. Morocco (via France)

COUNTRIES WITH ISLAMIC JIHAD MOVEMENTS (Local)
1. Afghanistan
2. Kashmir
3. Chechnya
4. Palestine
5. Tajikistan
6. Uzbekistan
7. Pakistan
8. Lebanon

INTERNATIONAL ARMED JIHAD MOVEMENT
70 countries. Various stages of development

UNARMED MUSLIM MASSES: POTENTIAL for JIHAD MOVEMENTS
1. Pakistan
2. Indonesia
3. Morocco
4. Egypt
5. Turkey
6. Arabia
7. Bangladesh

SECTARIAN PROBLEM IN THE HEART OF THE MUSLIM WORLD
1. Iran
2. Southern Iraq
3. Syria
4. Bahrain
5. Parts of Lebanon
6. Influence of Iran in Pakistan, eastern Arabia

HELPLESS MUSLIM MASSES
1. India
2. Kashmir
3. Various African states
4. Bangladesh

NEUTRAL COUNTRIES
1. CHINA
2. JAPAN

VOCAL MUSLIM MINORITIES
1. U.S.A.
2. U.K.
3. France
4. Germany
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