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Rebels Transforming Libya into Sharia State

By Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury

Sep 16, 2011

Finally, my previous forecasts have turned true, once again! American President Barack Hussain Obama is very cunningly implementing his hidden desire of giving birth to few more Sharia states in the world. With this mission in mind, Obama helped ouster of secularist government of Ben Ali in Tunisia, Husni Mubarak government in Egypt and now Muammar Gaddafi government in Libya. I am no fan of any of the mentioned dictators, who ruled their countries for decades, thus looting public wealth, but, of course, I cannot support Obama's theory of replacing the corrupt secularists with radical Jihadists. Following the claimed fall of Gaddafi regime in Libya, rebel leader, who now heads the Libyan interim government [National Transition Council], Mustafa Abdul Jalil recently in a public gathering said, "We will not accept any extremist ideology, on the right or the left. We are Muslim people, for a moderate Islam, and will stay on this road. We strive for a state of the law, for a state of prosperity, for a state that will have Islamic Sharia law the basis of legislation."

No doubt, sensing his imminent defeat in the next Presidential election, Barack Hussain Obama has accelerated his 'mission Islamization'. Here we all need to remember one point that, Muslim Brotherhood, Hamas and Hezbollah – all welcomed the ouster of Gaddafi in Libya. Earlier they welcomed ouster of Ben Ali and Husni Mubarak. And of course, such 'over-whelming' excitement by the radical Islamist as well as Jihadist groups, clearly show to the world that, in all the three cases, radical Islam became winner while United States and the West are losers.

And it is important to remember, those who have weapons today in Libya as well as those who support NTC, are people, who have Jihadist past and who, until recently, maintained close links with groups and Jihadists against whom the American military is now battling in Afghanistan. The commander of the Tripoli Military Council, Adbul Hakim Belhadj, is the former head of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, an al-Qaeda affiliate. The commander of the Benghazi Military Council, Ismail Al Salabi, is a former high level member of the same group. Some members of the provisional government, the National Transitional Council [NTC], also belong to the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group. The President of the NTC, Mustafa Abdul Jalil, was Minister of Justice under Gaddafi until the war began. He was President of the Tripoli appeals court when the Bulgarian nurses were sentenced to death, and he twice upheld the death sentences. He was a zealous servant of the regime until the last minute. When he was dispatched by Gaddafi to negotiate with the rebels at the beginning of war, he defected.

Mustafa Abdul Jalil has declared that his NTC will scrap the US$ 4 billion arms contract Gaddafi signed with Russia's arms exporting monopoly Rosoboronexport. He said Libya's new government will diversify their arms sources, as Russian prices were "too high". Well, this is another point to note. NTC chief Mustafa Abdul Jalil said Libya will be looking for new sources to collect arms, as the prices of arms from Russia were too high. It is natural to think, American arms won't be cheaper than Russian one. The only option for Abdul Jalil would be to "diversify arms sources" with countries like India, China and Iran.

It is rumored that NTC members may have transferred or would be transferring dangerous weapons such as heat-seeking missiles to Islamic Jihadists including Al Qaeda. If this rumor turns true, President Obama is actually playing the role of 'real patron' of Al Qaeda, Hamas and Hezbollah, right being sitting at the top most position of the most powerful nation in today's world.

And let remind my readers the recent telephone calls between Hamas kingpin Ismail Haniyeh and Mustafa Abdul Jalil, where the Hamas man congratulated the NTC boss on their "victory" and invited him to visit Gaza. NTC leader Abdel-Jalil promised to respond to the invitation soon. Since NTC was put into administration of Libya, the first-ever invitation NTC boss received is from Hamas. This is also a point to carefully assess, keeping in mind that, under President Obama's patronization, new allies of Hamas and Al Qaeda are gaining power in a number of African and Arab nations already. Before Obama will leave White House, it is anticipated that, he will be able to establish few more Libya-alike Sharia states in African continent and the Arab world.

While affiliation of NTC with Al Qaeda and other Jihadist groups are proved by numerous sources and instances, there is also allegation of looting private and public wealth by the rebels as well as brutalities on women in Libya. For example at Janzour, when the sun sets on the refugee camp for black Africans that has sprung up at the marina in this town six miles west of Tripoli, the women here brace for the worst. The rebels who ring the camp suddenly open fire. Then they race into the camp, shouting "gabbour - gabbour", Arabic for whore, and haul away young women. Dozens of African women are regularly raped by the anti-Gaddafi rebels in Janzour. A number of rape victims even became pregnant as the rebels never use condoms during such sexual atrocities.

Libya's joining the Sharia conglomerate is alarming enough, when a number of Western nations, including Britain are already under heavy influence of Sharia. It is told by financial experts that Sharia banking is already over-shadowing the conventional banking systems in the world. Mushroom growth of Sharia compliance finance in the West; ring the bells of visible victory of the Sharia systems. With such alarming situation everywhere in the world, letting emergence of new Sharia states will only contribute in further worsening the situation.