Wali-ur-Rehman bases this on the Islamic principle that defensive jihad is fard ayn, incumbent upon every individual Muslim, if an Islamic land is invaded.
“‘Jihad against America obligation of all Muslims,– from the Daily Times, July 3 :
KHAR: It is incumbent on every Muslim across the world to fight alongside Afghan Muslims against America, Jaish-ul-Islami Pakistan (JIP) Bajaur Agency commander Wali-ur-Rehman said on Wednesday.
Rehman said it was not un-Islamic to go to Afghanistan for jihad and to defend Afghan Muslims in the war against the United States-led allied forces.
Addressing a press conference at an undisclosed location, he said jihad against the US and NATO forces would continue until they (allies) were driven out of Afghanistan.
He attributed the worsening law and order in Pakistan and its Tribal Areas to the flawed policies of President Pervez Musharraf, which had made Pakistan and its Tribal Areas prone to the US-led allied forces” attacks. He said that America was the major terrorist in the world and the biggest enemy of Islam and Pakistan.
Spies: Rehman said those spying for America would be strictly punished and would be publicly hanged to teach others a lesson.
He said one of the spies arrested following the bombing of a Damadola madrassa in May by the US, had been beheaded. He said the JIP had sentenced him to death under the Islamic laws….