Re: Pardon my rant, (was Re: Afghanistan after the war)

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Mon Nov 12 2001 - 20:57:36 MST wrote:
> In a message dated 11/12/01 9:07:18 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> writes: The Afghans call the Soviet 1979
> Invasion: "The Catastrophe". I wonder why.
> Amara,
> 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>

- samantha

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