> In a message dated 11/12/01 9:07:18 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes: The Afghans call the Soviet 1979
> Invasion: "The Catastrophe". I wonder why.
> I understand that the Sufi movement was headquartered in
> Afghanistan. I wonder what effect if any the events you have
> described had on them?
> Ron h.
I don't think the Sufis are "headquartered" in any particular
place. They are Muslim mystics and are quite widespread
throughout the Muslim world afaik. Mystics, generally speaking,
don't need no stinkin headquaters. <g>
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