PINAR DEL RIO


support babalú


Your donations help fund
our continued operation

do you babalú?

what they’re saying


bestlatinosmall.jpg

quotes.gif

activism


ozt_bilingual


buclbanner

recommended reading





babalú features





recent comments


  • jsb: I use Marta’s recipe.

  • Gallardo: Please, how much is a Venezuelan citizenship worth these days? NOTHING. Who wants one? NO ONE.

  • Humberto Fontova: Naturally the most popular (among Cuban politiqueros and wannabees) act by Batista (abrogating the Platt Amendment) was...

  • asombra: Cuba’s political class, such as it was, could be seen as its Achilles’ heel. Apart from exceptional cases, it was...

  • asombra: Montaner lives in Spain, and I expect he identifies more with Spaniards than with “those people” and is more in his...

search babalu

babalú archives

frequent topics


elsewhere on the net



realclearworld

If you want to learn about Chechen jihad…

Read this book:

20130419-101437.jpg

These folks have been fighting the Soviets and Russians for generations. Very, very dangerous. You do not fuck around with these guys.

P.S., This book was published in 2007.

P.P.S., Bodansky was one of the analysts who very presciently wrote about bin Laden's intentions towards the United States well before the horrible events of 9/11.

2 comments to If you want to learn about Chechen jihad…

  • theCardinal

    the original chechen revolt was nationalistic but degenerated with time into a religious war. As religious warriors they could tap into international networks while being strictly nationalist gave them little. Islamic terror ties have grown as a result.

  • “Don’t worry. We’ve infiltrated Castro’s guerrilla group in the Sierra Mountains. The Castro brothers and Ernesto “Che” Guevara have no affiliations with any Communists whatsoever.” (crackerjack Havana CIA station chief Jim Noel 1958.)