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Global Jihadism Comes to Russia’s North Caucasus
Fair Observer via Johnson's Russia List ^
| 12 July 2012
| Gordon Hahn
Posted on 07/19/2012 8:38:42 PM PDT by rjbemsha
For years...biased and ignorant journalists, academics, think-tank analysts, and foundation activists trumpeted the Chechen separatists as victims and ignored the pivotal role of global and local Jihadists. Their version of [suicide] attacks [in Russia] had to fit this paradigm [sound familiar?].
(Excerpt) Read more at fairobserver.com ...
TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: caucasus; globaljihad; russia
The author's conclusion: "...Moscows cooperation in combating international Jihadism is indispensable. It must be continued and, where possible, expanded." In other words, the enemy of my enemy can be useful sometimes.
posted on 07/19/2012 8:38:48 PM PDT
It gets worse. Two anti-Salafi mullahs in Volga Tartastan (Kazan) were assassinated yesterday. Muslims in Russia are growing in number and in jihad activity. In three generations, they could take over.
posted on 07/19/2012 8:52:15 PM PDT
("Mosques are our barracks, minarets our bayonets, domes our helmets, the believers our soldiers.")
Better global Jihadism in Russia than in our White House.
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