AFGHANISTAN: We must fight to the death

Even without unity, the Muslim insurgency struggles on

They came by the hundreds, picking their way down perilous mountain paths and unmapped trails that wind through the barren border country. Dressed in colored turbans and baggy trousers, the men were indistinguishable from the thousands of other Afghans who have fled into Pakistan as refugees. At night, though, in the amber glow of their charcoal braziers, the bearded faces turned as fierce as their vows of continued "holy war" to rid their homeland of the Soviet invader. "O mujahidin,"shouted a wizened tribal...

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