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2006-03-11 India-Pakistan
Clerics announce Sharia in S Waziristan
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Posted by Fred 2006-03-11 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [753 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 Fred, dear, considering how you've neglected to enforce anything remotely resembling Sharia here in your private pocket kingdom -- witness the fact that I, a female, am brazenly posting without masculine supervision!! -- I don't think you are actually potentate material. For which I am truly grateful. ;-)
Posted by trailing wife 2006-03-11 03:00||   2006-03-11 03:00|| Front Page Top

#2 We will see how the "tribals" take to losing power. Give it a few weeks or so. Towel-o-bhan will start showing up dead. It's The the and wooly Wakipaki frontier after all.
Posted by SPoD 2006-03-11 03:08||]">[]  2006-03-11 03:08|| Front Page Top

#3 Watch out, TW, Fred's gotta burka with your name on it.
Posted by Captain America 2006-03-11 04:31||   2006-03-11 04:31|| Front Page Top

#4 I'm sure the tribal elders will take the loss of power with equanimity and grace. Or not ...
Posted by DMFD 2006-03-11 08:41||   2006-03-11 08:41|| Front Page Top

#5 The thing is, in a traditional tribal society like this the old men have all the power and all the women, and the youths have nothing except numbers and free time and frustration. With the aid of the Taliban, the youths have power, and they still have the edge in numbers. And, they've been killing off the tribal leaders with impunity. I don't imagine it will make much difference for the downtrdden women and children, whether their abusers are young or old, so why should they involve themselves? In Afghanistan it took the intervention of Coalition ground troops and Special Forces to overthrow their Taliban, which isn't going to happen here... and the Pakistani troops don't look to be comparably effective.

I would be very happy to be shown where I'm wrong in my thinking, because this is not a happy scenario.
Posted by trailing wife 2006-03-11 12:20||   2006-03-11 12:20|| Front Page Top

#6 The Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, already require statutory conformity to the "injunctions of Islam." Jamaat-i-Islami got Zia to add that, and their current political existence is based on creating a sharia state. Prior to 9-11, Mushy incorporated Afghanistan - Taliban/al-Qaeda/Markaz-dawa, Sipah-e-Sahaba et al - into a common security zone, under the principle of "Pakistan in depth." The only Pakistanis who oppose shariazation are the handful of remaining Seculars, who read Daily Times and a few Sindhi publications.

Central to sharia is this Koran mandate: "Jihad is prescribed to you." In the current jihad, sharia is advanced by induction of dhimmitude. When the West serves Muslim aggression, it is WE who enforce sharia. Until we discard our state of pathological dissonance, that prohibits perception of the mortal threat of Islam, WE ARE THE ENEMY. Jihadis are not advancing; we are retreating.

Posted by Listen To Dogs 2006-03-11 14:24||   2006-03-11 14:24|| Front Page Top

#7 trailing wife:
Sharia is on the move everywhere in Islamania. In January, a current photograph revealed Egyptian leaders with their wives dressed in Islamic coverings. A similar photo opportunity, dating to the seventies portrayed the wives in Western dress. If the West continues to practise containment - versus civilizing stewardship - abroad, and excessive tolerance of own Muslim usurpers, on the home front, in the next 10 years, we will be able to photograph Egypt's male leadership in Ghazi (Warrior) garb. And their weapons will be even scarier and their allies will be in your neighborhood.
Posted by Listen To Dogs 2006-03-11 14:34||   2006-03-11 14:34|| Front Page Top

#8 I see some special forces offering some clandestine support to pissed off tribal elders.
Posted by john">john  2006-03-11 18:45||   2006-03-11 18:45|| Front Page Top

23:55 Zhang Fei
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