BLOCKS Pro: Afghanistan provides a safe haven for terrorism organizations such as al Qaeda. Con: According to the Washington Post, Osama bin Laden biographer Hamid Mir watched "every second al Qaeda member carrying a laptop computer along with an AK-47" as they prepared to scatter into hiding and exile. On the screens were photographs of Sept. 11 hijacker Mohamed Atta. Young code-writing jihads have sought to replicate the training, communication, planning and preaching facilities they lost in Afghanistan with countless new locations on the Internet. Al Qaeda has been communicating in all parts of the South West Asia and even parts of Africa with the use of cell phones and the Internet. They have set up bases in Saudi Arabia, Yemen and North Africa. Al Qaeda isn’t solely located and reliant in Afghanistan, they can perform terrorism operations from anywhere in these regions. Con: Russians were defeated in Afghanistan, how is the shure it will win. Pro: When the Soviets were defeated in Afghanistan, they were on the
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Al Qaeda, Al-Qaeda, September 11 attacks, Special Activities Division