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Old 03-26-2004, 02:04 PM   #1
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Iraqi cleric: 9/11 was a 'miracle from God'

Now, how does this help their cause?

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BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- An influential Shiite cleric in Iraq called Israel's assassination of the spiritual leader of Hamas a "dirty crime against Islam" and the September 11, 2001, terror attacks "a miracle from God."
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This guy is one of these Wahhabist fanatics. I'll bet he's in cahoots with the jerks who bombed the Shia mosque.
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I think all humans around the world should just shut up and quit trying to speak for God, because it seems no one understands God.
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and if we took him out we'd be slammed for assasinating a spiritual leader...
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Nice...I don't know, sometimes I start thinking people like that might not be the only ones who feel that way
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Where has everyone been...I started a thread on this guy last summer.

Moqtada al-Sadr has been a thorn in the coalition side since the liberation. He is supposedly responsible for the assassination of one of the exiled clerics that supported the US.

His father and uncle were assasinated by Saddam. His uncle was one of the most influential clerics of his time. Many refered to him as the Ghandi of Islam.

This Kid (24 years old I believe) has clout. A section of Bagdhad now bears his families name. He was featured on 60 minutes back in the fall.

He has started his own courts that operate outside the jurisdiction of the governing council.

Bad news...this guy,.
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Religion.

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From "THEIR" point of view.

It is a miracle.


perhaps a bit like the story of "David and Goliath".
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Where has everyone been...I started a thread on this guy last summer.

Moqtada al-Sadr has been a thorn in the coalition side since the liberation. He is supposedly responsible for the assassination of one of the exiled clerics that supported the US.

His father and uncle were assasinated by Saddam. His uncle was one of the most influential clerics of his time. Many refered to him as the Ghandi of Islam.

This Kid (24 years old I believe) has clout. A section of Bagdhad now bears his families name. He was featured on 60 minutes back in the fall.

He has started his own courts that operate outside the jurisdiction of the governing council.

Bad news...this guy,.
I remember that. Yeah, bad news indeed. Is he Sunni or Shia? I can't remember. He's a no matter which, but that might define how much political power he's able to get. The advantage a guy like al-Sistani has is that he's Shia, the majority in Iraq. Many in the Middle East are looking at him for democratic hopes, and he has many supporters in Iran as well who hope he can help them against the government crackdown on pro-democracy Iranians.
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Fuck him.
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God's gotta be fuming over that claim, I'm sure.

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Yeah, do not even try to understand it.


I will try,..

His god planned this attacks because it made America attacking Iraq and "free" him from Saddam. Now he has the chance to make Iraq a Moslim state ( afcourse by God`s rules ) So it was God`s will,....
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Give me a dozen real Iraqi Nationalists and a good charismatic leader and I will give you a progressive arab nation. Look at turkey it isnt impossible and it must be done for both international stability and arab pride (An entire belt of dictatorial and repressive regimes and call the west morally bankrupt).
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Yeah, do not even try to understand it.


I will try,..

His god planned this attacks because it made America attacking Iraq and "free" him from Saddam. Now he has the chance to make Iraq a Moslim state ( afcourse by God`s rules ) So it was God`s will,....
wouldn't that make the loss of life america suffered 'worth' more than all the people saddam has killed over the years?

you're right though, there is no understanding it.
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Give me a dozen real Iraqi Nationalists and a good charismatic leader and I will give you a progressive arab nation. Look at turkey it isnt impossible and it must be done for both international stability and arab pride (An entire belt of dictatorial and repressive regimes and call the west morally bankrupt).
Turkey is not an "Arab" state; Turks are ethnically Turkish and not Arabic. It *is* a Moslem democracy and some people see the Turkish prime minister as someone who could impact the Middle East big time for democracy as he is a practicing Sunni Moslem with an alliance with both the U.S. and Israel.
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