jd in .hu on Fri, 4 Jul 2008 08:40:21 +0200 (CEST)

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Re: <nettime> The Temporary AlQaeda Zone (Jonathan Lukens)

< Islamists in the "wilderness" must create parallel societies
alongside existing ones, Naji says - but not set up formal
governments, which would be subject to economic pressure or military

*You mean like this?....


> To defend itself against a lawsuit by the widows of three American soldiers
> who died on one of its planes in Afghanistan, a sister company of the
> private military firm *Blackwater has asked a federal court to decide the
> case using the Islamic law known as Shari'a.*
> The lawsuit "is governed by the law of Afghanistan," Presidential Airways
> argued in a Florida federal court. "Afghan law is largely religion-based and
> evidences a strong concern for ensuring moral responsibility, and deterring
> violations of obligations within its borders."
> If the judge agrees, it would essentially end the lawsuit over a botched
> flight supporting the U.S. military. Shari'a law does not hold a company
> responsible for the actions of employees performed within the course of
> their work.
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