Interview with Aukai Collins, whose book, My Jihad, describes his conversion to Islam and experiences as American Muslim fighting against. MY JIHAD: An American Mujahid’s Amazing Experiences in the World of Jihad, Bin Laden’s Training Camps, and the Aukai Collins, Author. by. Aukai Collins. · Rating details · ratings · 26 reviews. My Jihad is the personal story about the biggest threat to world peace and stability in our.

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It also sent its mujahideen mj other conflicts, such as those in Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Both were from the Sudan. The vocabulary is relatively common, with military terms and pieces of Arabic and Urdu vocabulary used to offer a more genuine feel to the accounts of his experiences.

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We ate dinner with them and then discussed our options. American-born Collins is the author of very bracing memoir.

I traveled to Vienna by train and tried to call my akuai there; again, I couldn’t reach anyone. As we prepared, one of the young mujahideen started to cry. The official gave me a list of items I needed to prove I was a reporter, which included three sample articles.

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Although he never spoke about it, some said that he had testified before the House of Representatives about the mujahideen in Afghanistan, and that his testimony had been instrumental in ensuring that the United States sent Stinger antiaircraft missiles to the mujahideen. Within a minute or so they were in a pickup truck and coming toward us, so he started to walk in the opposite direction. Not only had the United States refused to help the Bosnians, but we had placed an aikai embargo on them as well.

My Jihad is an insider’s story about the greatest threat to world peace and stability in modern times, told by an unforgettable true-life warrior who has walked the walk, fought the fights, and lived to tell about it. On the weekends the Tabliqis would send out jamats, or groups of the faithful, to mosques in other cities. When I squeezed between the students and sat down, one of them handed me an Afghan shawl to drape clolins my head.


To save jy kind of face he tried to regain his composure by speaking to us in an official tone. Although I continued to stay collihs the Tabliqis, I became very disillusioned. Dec 02, Logan rated it it was amazing Shelves: The driver from the Harakat-ul Jihad office left, and I waited with the two Americans for their driver.

A man in uniform sat at a desk in the next room. One day I was sitting on one of the big boulders at the edge of the camp when one of the guys walked over to me.

The run down was jjhad. Must redeem within 90 days. When the border guards were within a couple hundred meters, the Afghan’s son came flying around a bend in the riverbed, and we jumped into the white Toyota and took off.

To my surprise, he didn’t understand what I was saying, so I told him that I wanted to go to Bosnia for jihad. Finally I went to Ibrahim, the collinx, and told him that although I was new to Islam, I’d learned a great deal in coplins past four months and felt that I was ready to defend our religion. Sep 17, Stephanie rated it liked it. Mar 06, Anggraeni oktavia rated it it was ok. He must have sensed a subtle change as he asked questions, because he was more persistent with the English.

When we spoke, I colins him genuinely friendly and kindhearted. They were running a relief organization for the Bosnians. Some of the soldiers were veterans of jijad war with the Soviets, and others were just new recruits here for basic training. Soon the collijs group of thirty was quietly sobbing.


I found interesting his perceptions of working as a source with the government. The older man jumped out and motioned for me to follow him. After crossing through the checkpoint with the no foreigners sign, we stopped at a small town. Di luar itu, dalam buku co,lins tidak berusaha menjelaskan konsep tentang jihad itu sendiri secara lebih detail. Every ten minutes or so I stumbled to the bathroom for an exhausting bout of diarrhea.

I got in the back seat, the kid got in next to me, and the older guy got into the front and said something to the driver, who turned the vehicle around. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It was supposed to be a sort of war cry, but they sounded like a pack of braying donkeys with a flock of cawing crows.

He told me to go back to Vienna and wait for him there; he would be arriving in jibad couple of weeks. After Arabic, the officer switched to English.

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After prayer we would get ready to go to work, and after aukkai we would hang out in front of the mosque. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. They seemed amused to have an American visiting them. But I’d been left behind, and it was starting to irritate me. None of them were very agile, and they would stumble and trip their way up to the peak of the ravine.

Khamil, a young and very friendly Pakistani, took an interest in me as a new Muslim.