US Funded ‘Alphabet of Jihad Literacy’ (App and Book)
US Funded/Published Textbooks Promoting Jihad Are Still Being Used by Taliban Today
“In the 1980s and early 1990s, the United States commissioned a series of textbooks that promoted violence in the form of jihad against the Soviet invaders.
“One notable example is “The Alphabet of Jihad Literacy”, a textbook funded by the US and published by the University of Nebraska at Omaha. From Al-Jazeera:
“The majority of the book’s 41 lessons glorify violence in the name of religion. ‘My uncle has a gun,’ reads the entry for the letter T, using the Pashto word for ‘gun,’ ‘topak.’ ‘He does jihad with the gun.’
“The entry for the letter K reads,
‘Kabul is the capital of our dear country. No one can invade our country. Only Muslim Afghans can rule over this country.’
‘Our religion is Islam. Muhammad is our leader. All the Russians and infidels are our enemy,’
“reads another section.
“With the help of the CIA and Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence agency, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) distributed “The Alphabet of Jihad Literacy” and other textbooks containing content written by Mujahideen groups to children at refugee camps in Pakistan during the decade-long Soviet war in Afghanistan.
“The revelations were made by New York University professor Dana Burde in her newly published book entitled “Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan“. As part of her research, Burde spent more than a decade in Afghanistan and Pakistan, studying the education systems in the two countries…” Read more: US Funded/Published Textbooks Promoting Jihad Are Still Being Used by Taliban Today http://thehigherlearning.com/2014/12/08/us-fundedpublished-textbooks-promoting-jihad-are-still-being-used-by-taliban-today/
From U.S., the ABC’s of Jihad
“In the twilight of the Cold War, the United States spent millions of dollars to supply Afghan schoolchildren with textbooks filled with violent images and militant Islamic teachings, part of covert attempts to spur resistance to the Soviet occupation.
The primers, which were filled with talk of jihad and featured drawings of guns, bullets, soldiers and mines, have served since then as the Afghan school system’s core curriculum. Even the Taliban used the American-produced books, though the radical movement scratched out human faces in keeping with its strict fundamentalist code…” Continue reading: From U.S., the ABC’s of Jihad http://wpo.st/PscZ1
The Taliban indoctrinates kids with jihadist textbooks paid for by the U.S. government
“Printed both in Pashto and Dari, Afghanistan’s two major languages, books such as ‘The Alphabet for Jihad Literacy’ were produced under the auspices of the U.S. Agency for International Development by the University of Nebraska at Omaha and smuggled into Afghanistan through networks built by the CIA and Pakistan’s military intelligence agency, the ISI…” Read more: The Taliban indoctrinates kids with jihadist textbooks paid for by the U.S. government: http://wapo.st/1CZNkzg