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A faith-based attack on the Taliban

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Baptist and the Mullah Launch a Faith-Based Attack on the Taliban

This is an interesting piece about a faith-based collaboration to fight the Taliban in Afghanistan. The article states:

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In a country soaked with religion, it has fallen to an Oklahoma Baptist to turn Islam into a weapon against the Taliban.

The U.S. military, eager to hand the war over to the Afghan government, has placed mentors throughout the Afghan National Army. The Americans help commanders command, fliers fly and spies spy. U.S. Army Capt. James Hill, a baby-faced 27-year-old from Lawton, Okla., drew the job of mentoring Lt. Col. Abdul Haq, a 51-year-old army mullah who has never shaved.

I'm surprised some separation-of-church-and-state group hasn't stepped in to prevent such mentoring.


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