Heroes of the Age: Moral Fault Lines on the Afghan Frontier

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Epilogue

From: [Ghairat@aaa.edu]1

Newsgroups: soc.culture.pakistan, soc.culture.afghanistan

Subject: The ignorant and Murderer Mullaahs are again on
the street

Date: 4 Nov 1994 04:14:34 -0800

I just found out from back home that the Jamatis2 and locals have
taken to the streets again. They have taken over Police Stations,
Court houses, Air ports, and other govt, offices. They want Islamic
Law in Malakand division (Swat, Dir, Buner, Chitral districts). Sev-
eral [parliamentary representatives] have been taken as hostages
along with the Judges. One [member of the provincial assembly]
Badi-u-Zaman from Besham has been shot dead by the culprits, idi-
ots with beards. His car was stopped when he was on the way to re-
ceive the Chief Minister Sherpao. He was to be made hostage when
his driver opened fire and shot two of the armed men. They killed
Badi-u-Zaman during his captivity, in retaliation. The govt, re-
sponded with some paramilitary deployment but they have been
blocked by some new idiots in Dargai and Sekhakot, down the hills
from Malakand. I don’t know what is the govt, going to do next. I
hope they send troops and kill the culprit Jamati leaders who are
taking the law in their hands and stop killing representatives in
cold blood. They are carrying AK-47S and Machine guns, and stop-
ping every bus for check up. The local people have also joined
them. They are out in every village, town, city along the roads. It
is said to resemble 1976–77. On top, they are provided with food,
tea, water, etc. I think they should be poisoned rather. These idiots,

-220-

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Maps vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Significant Persons xiii
  • 1 - Introduction 1
  • 2 - The Making of Sultan Muhammad Khan 33
  • 3 - The Reign of the Iron Amir 78
  • 4 - The Lives of an Afghan Saint 126
  • 5 - Mad Mullas and Englishmen 172
  • 6 - Epilogue 220
  • Notes 235
  • Glossary 271
  • Bibliography 279
  • Index 297
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