Not sure how many fish you will catch that way.
“For Abdullah Khadr, attending a training camp in Afghanistan where he
learned to use a rocket launcher and detonate explosive material at the
age of 13 was simply part of the ‘Muslim culture’ there.” So rocket launchers and detonations are part of “Muslim culture”? Oh, Khadr, you Islamophobe!
“Khadr childhood: Fishing with bombs,” by Alex Tavshunsky for the Toronto Star, October 6:
For Abdullah Khadr, attending a training camp in Afghanistan where he learned to use a rocket launcher and detonate explosive material at the age of 13 was simply part of the “Muslim culture” there.
That’s what Khadr, now 28, told an Ontario court Monday when he took the stand for the first time to testify in his effort to fight extradition to the U.S. on terrorism charges.
The member of the Khadr clan, Canada’s so-called Al Qaeda family, recounted in detail what he did during three months at Khalden camp, which he said was not combat training.
“So a 13-year-old putting together an explosive is what kids are taught at summer camp, like kids here learn volleyball?” asked Crown prosecutor Howard Piafsky.
Khadr, whose late father Ahmed Said Khadr was a reputed Canadian Al Qaeda financier and a friend of Osama bin Laden, said learning to use a grenade launcher was no big deal since “it’s something everyone has,” adding, “99 per cent of the people are walking around with Kalashnikovs.
“Afghanistan is not Canada, it’s a country that’s been going through war,” said the Canadian-born Khadr, who grew up moving between Canada, Pakistan and Afghanistan. “When you go fishing, you fish with a bomb, you don’t fish with a fishing rod.”…