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Still you quote a myth

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Submitted by Devasahayam (United States), May 20, 2008 at 16:28

"...he engineered a rebellion which ultimately ousted Communist Regime and caused subsequent demise of USSR"

Read this link

http://www.worldnetdaily.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=45258

Actually, the rebellion was in process already--as Afghans hate outsiders.

Zia's contribution was to arm Gulbuddin Hekmatyar who actually contributed squat--as he wanted Hekmatyar to govern Afghanistan as a colony.

When Congressman Wilson found this out (as well as CIA lying to him due to Casey's friendship with Akhtar Abdur Rehman--blown up, along with Zia, by Beg), he sent Burhanuddin Rabbani a note to remove Hekmatyar--unfortunately, Rabbani failed in the attempt; he also approached Reagan to have CIA bypass Zia and ISI entirely and arm-up Jamiat.

It was the Jamiat which actually threw Soviets out; Hezb acted as Johnny-come-lately to enjoy spoil.

Zia is also suspected (not proven) to have set up van-bombings in 1987 in Karachi and Lahore (the vans were late model Mehran 800-cc) as well as the arms-dump blowup in 1988--basically, this is where I suspect Hekmatyar got his idea of rocketing Kabul while he was incumbent PM!

"...but his demise was seen by many as drain opener for multiple problems accumulated during his black 11 years of dictatorship".

A commonsense approach on plumbing: to unclog a drain, you need to shut off water-flow to the sink, not open the tap up further.

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