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The speakers discuss the importance of educating people on the history of Afghanistan and finding out the truth, as well as the need for everyone to be the voice of all individuals suffering from a human problem. They emphasize the importance of acknowledging the moral compass and the need for freedom of speech, while also criticizing the use of negative language in media and online media. They stress the need for action and action plans, as well as educating people on the history and importance of transparency in the media. They also mention the success of recent tours and encourage viewers to subscribe to the channel.

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Bismillah al Rahman al Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil aalameen as salaam alaikum, greenies a peace Welcome to the de Shamir your host, and trending in the news is the topic of Afghanistan. All eyes are on Afghanistan. So we got Angelina Jolie talking about Afghanistan just opening up her Instagram account for the first time because she got a letter from a young girl from Afghanistan, we got Benny Shapiro talking about Afghanistan, women have rights, they comply with Sharia. That means women don't have rights within the framework of Islam under Sharia law. There's a lot that could be said on a lot of the things that people are talking about. So to cross check some of these things and

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separate fact from fiction. Because in there, you're going to have Islam and these terms that you're probably not familiar with being brought up. So we want to go ahead and educate you. We're not siding with any political party. We just want to get to the truth, a lot of these matters. So let's go ahead and bring our next guest out. Dr. subarea Ahmed here on the deen show.

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I said I'm on econ Peace be with you. Hello. likoma salam Rahmatullah already be upon you. How are you doing? Alhamdulillah All Praise be to Allah, you see a lot of Alhamdulillah you see a lot of people coming out of the woodwork. Now. It's interesting. You had Angelina Jolie. And I don't know if this was a good opportunity for her now, because she didn't have an Instagram account. And now under the pretext of helping the Afghan women, she's decided to launch her Instagram account, and come out because someone wrote her a letter. And she's coming out to help the women of Afghanistan, which seems like a very noble and righteous thing. What do you think about that? Well, first and

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foremost, as you mentioned, we are not here to support a people, the Taliban and Afghanistan or any government any any, you know, people, we are here to dissect the truth. We want to find out there are so many things going on from all over the world. We want to find out the truth from the friction and what does Islam teach in all of these chaotic things, times that we are going through. So when it comes to Angelina Jolie, you know, anytime anyone wants to help out, the people who are helpless, we have to say there's a good date. However, we have to right away, we have to, you know, ask her a question that he has, if you're helping out? Or if you're if you want to be the voice of the people,

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the girls in Afghanistan, what about the voice of the girls in this country in the US? What about the women who are going through so much suffering in this country? Where is your voice for those individuals? And then you may be asking, you know, whether Seville what voice of what people people are free over here in this country? There is no suffering, right? A person may be thinking and saying that.

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So what I would say to them is, I would say that, you know, what about the voice of those women, 93,000 of them each single year in the USA, they are raped in this country by Americans on on the American women who is going to speak up who is going to be their voice. They are 20% of the ladies in this country. They go through incest, by their family members, by their friends, anyone who is going to be there their voice, there are 7.8 million spousal abuse cases in this country, who is going to be their voice, right? And the list goes on and on all of these meet to movement.

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So we have to be the voice of every person suffering anywhere in the world. may that be here? may that be France, may that be Afghanistan or anywhere around the world. And that's what Islam teaches us. I want to get the audience involved in the comment section below. I want you to this is pretty straightforward and easy. If you guys can go ahead and do some research and put those numbers in the comments to what Dr. Bill had mentioned some of these facts. And it seems like you're pointing out some hypocrisy here. hypocrisy double standard. I mean, we have to be the voice of every person who that who who does not have a voice. But why are we just picking and choosing only the Muslim ladies

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or only the Muslim girls? because that gives the impression that only Muslim ladies are suffering by the Muslims? No, we have to let people know that this is a human problem. And it is prevalent, unfortunately, in every country in the world. So we as humans, we as Americans, and yes, that's what Islam teaches us as Muslims, we have to take care of every person poor, the needy, the hopeless and the homeless, anywhere around the world. Okay, so it seems like okay, if there's a legitimate issue here that we want to go ahead and address, we're going to dress as a community as a global human community, right? But hold on, don't forget about like other where is the right at this time where

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you have women being oppressed, for instance, in France, and now they want to go to school, but they can't go to school just because now they're wearing the hijab. They're imitating

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married the mother of Jesus, who Muslims By the way, love and revere, him and his Blessed Mother. Jesus is one of the greatest messengers sent to mankind. Muslims love him and the Muslim woman. They're obeying the commands of God Almighty. And now they're trying to dress in his modest way of dress. And now France, Morricone, whoever the president over there and others, there's a pressing the women, they're not let him go to school. Why? Angelina Jolie, this is your chance to shine and help the Muslim woman of France? Would you agree? Exactly. You know, I received a post, actually. And in that post, it says, you can display it later. women cannot go to school or study if they go

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against what they are ordered to wear, and will end up getting arrested. Then it says Which country do you think that is? People all over the world MSA is Afghanistan, the Taliban know there's France

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somewhere various, the freedom of choice of the Muslim ladies in France, you know, they cannot go outside freedom to what what they want to wear. So it's important. As I said, Islam is a just fade. Islam takes all humans as equal. And we want to stand up for rights, human rights, you know, women's rights, equality of all the humans. So we have to be fair, we have to be just, and that's a good message for Angelina Jolie and all the people of conscious so what action items are getting action items. Now we're getting to the de show audience viewers in the comments. I want you to add some of these numbers. The amount of incense, you know, the destruction of society with the porn industry. I

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mean, it's just rapid. I mean, homes are being destroyed. The little mines are being taken away. You know, you have also sex slavery, prostate hash prostitution, and you have sex slavery happening here in our lives in this country that we love. This is something that looked this up. This is something the pedophile ring is just, you know, through the roof, you have so many kids being molested. pedophile pedophilia is just rampant. And I mean, when when you hear this, like in America, that there is sex slavery happening today. I mean, it's industry that's growing. Why isn't it being talked about? This is an action item for you guys. Just look at the statistics. Look at this and put

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it in the comments below. But

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let's give her Angelina Jolie some action items that she can actually so she can keep keep it fair and balanced. Yeah. So brother, Eddie, just imagine these statistics that I mentioned. If they were done by the people, by some Muslims by the Taliban, the wall would be an uproar. There will be a wall to wall coverage in the media. Just imagine if Taliban were raping 93,000 Muslim women in that country. What do you think will happen? There would be invasion after invasion, you know, the poor ladies up there. They're getting raped. No, we have to stand up for any person who is getting you know, who's getting victimized. So we have to clean up our own country. We love this country. And

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you know, God wants us to be fair and just and help any person anywhere in the world. You also have, we'll switch for a moment to a conservative voice that's out there. He's also of Jewish descent. And let's touch upon this Benny Shapiro. He's got a pretty big following. And he's also creating some hysteria here because he's using the term Shetty saying that women have rights that comply with Sharia. That means women don't have rights. He's using the terms Islam within the framework of Islam under Sharia law.

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And he's sending off a message kind of like, okay, now, if anything has to do with *tier Islam, that now you know, cuz tech catastrophe is about to hit and he's using some really inflammatory language out there. What do you have to say to some of these things that, like Ben is saying vanish, saying, you know, it's really important. We have to be really cautious when anyone brings you any news, the Koran says in chapter 49, Surah hoogenraad, verse number six, that if any disbeliever brings you a news investigate, so you don't harm people out of ignorance, and you don't regret it later on. So if someone is saying, you know what Sharia says this, Jihad means that that part of

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that country or that those people are doing that, we have to take it with a grain of salt, we have to investigate first and foremost. So when we investigate Sharia, for example, Sharia literally it means, you know, the guidance that our Creator has given for humanity, so we can live with peace with the Creator, peace with other humans, and live in justice and equality and unity within all of humanity. So that's what Sharia means. Sharia is not about oppressing women or taking you know,

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oppressing the people who are who are non believers. Sharia gives rights, equal rights to the women

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So if someone is saying, You know what? Sharia, we have to blame. We have to blame the Taliban because they want to implement the Sharia. First and foremost, Taliban are no angels. They're not perfect if they are doing anything wrong and they are obviously we have to blame them and not Islam. Not sure we are and definitely not the Koran.

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So Sharia actually, the viewers may be surprised to find out, Sharia gave humongous rights to women in the oldest continuous University in the whole world, according to UNESCO, it was made by a Muslim lady who was empowered by the sherea sherea gives Muslim ladies not to be forced into marriage. That's a surprise for Ben Shapiro, I guess, surely I give Muslim ladies that they can initiate a divorce if they if they want to. They can have their own property. So all of this humongous rights are given by the Sharia. If some countries not implementing it, we have to blame them, and not the perfect Sharia that Allah God has given to us. A couple of points I want to mention to Benny

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Shapiro, I had Rabbi Shapiro on the deen show. Oh, really? And he was talking about, we were talking about touching upon the Jewish Sharia, that you many people don't know you have also Christian Sharia. You have also mentioned in the Bible, because many people don't know like Christians and Jews who are Arabic speaking. They don't refer to God as God. They've referred to guys Allah. And they have the term also Sharia. You have a *ty I mentioned 200 plus times in the Yeah, in the in the Christian Jewish Bible. And this is confirmed, you can check I like I said, I had Rabbi Shapiro and we touched upon this. So you had Moses, who was and this is great, because these are educational

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moments, we hear these things and people speaking anok academically, and they just, you know, going off their whims and fancies and desires. A lot of people have this just hate inside their hearts. And they don't know what's in their hearts. But you can just guess they're just angry, uneducated, and now they're using such inflammatory language and words just to like rile people up, maybe get their numbers up wherever the case and is big business bashing Islam. So again, like you said, we're not supporting any political party or group. But as soon as you bring in Islamic terms and Islam, Now hold on, let's let's, let's fact check you. So these are the things that we mentioned that they

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don't know should hear. It's in the Bible. 200 plus times, Moses, Moses brought Shinya Yes, if you if you look at x 10 commandment Yeah. 10 commandment, if you look into the Old Testament, the Book of Exodus chapter 20, verse number three, the 10 commandments are the Sharia guidance, that Prophet Moses peace be upon him. Right, it might be prophet that he brought from God to the people. So we said that is the guidance, which is a humongously beneficial guidance. In a worship only one God do not make any graven images, be good to your parents, do not lie, do not cheat, do not murder. All of these are Sharia guidance, we say that we're given by God to Prophet Moses and his people. So yes,

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Sharia is there in the Old Testament, and Sharia guidance is there in the New Testament, and then the last prophet of God, Muhammad peace be upon him. He was given the complete guidance, a complete Sharia using that humanity can prosper, get united, be moral, be just, and peace would be there between humanity, definitely between humanity and the Creator. Yeah, we want to give credit where credit is due, like, for instance, Angelina Jolie. She was at one point, I believe she was speaking out and creating awareness for the greatest genocide that happened after world war two in Bosnia, you had rape camps set up there. And you had the techniques and these were people, their priests

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were blessing their guns, you know, and they were doing this on behalf of Christianity. That's what they thought, but we know that this had nothing to do with Jesus's Christianity, but they are Christian and did shut next and they were doing some really horrific evil things. in Srebrenica, where many people don't know you can look this up. And this is a whole different topic. But when people are doing good, we're going to come in that good, of course, so this is very important. Now she's coming out hopefully she has a good intention. She's trying to do some good we'd invite her to come onto the show. And she could talk about this and even Benny Shapiro, we bring him on, and let's

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have a conversation. It's very important to have these conversations to fact check things. So people don't walk away thinking like okay, should he you know, Boogey Man coming to get me Islam backwards oppresses women, you know, you know human being, and we could touch upon this, our human being will make

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grave errors make mistakes, a they might end up or group of human beings might end up oppressing a society of people but Islam can never be

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pressive it could never be that's an example of Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. There's an example coming from the Quran. You know, one example that we can give to Ben Shapiro, for example, that there is a synagogue in Afghanistan that has been there for literally centuries, when Taliban came to power, they actually protected they gave the Jews in Afghanistan a right to openly go and pray in there, right. So the Jews have the they have the autonomy, to have their own culture, their own synagogue their own freedoms. And that was the example coming from also Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. When he went from Mecca to Medina, in the very first migration, he found a big number

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of use of there. So what he did was he made a constitution with them called as the Medina charter. And in the charter, it says that the Jews and the Muslims would be one people, were going to look out for each other. In the US, you have your own synagogues, your own culture, your own freedoms, your own punishment system, your own justice system. So there was a so they were a autonomous Jewish State within the true Islamic State. So that is the gold standard, that that we need to follow. That's the big question. What is your measuring stick in life, your morality measuring stick? What's your moral compass, we had, for instance, Habib, who's now like somebody who many people know of, he

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was a UFC fighter. And he got some heat, because he made a statement about these ring girls. I know the ring girls, he said, this is like, they're pretty much useless, the job is useless, you follow me not saying the women themselves, you know, Islam honors, the woman honors, there are, you know, and so our mothers, you know, Heaven, as Prophet Muhammad said, is under the feet of your mother. So this is something that you can end up wanting to hellfire. If, in today's society where you have young kids don't f bombs, at their mothers, their parents, you know, throw them in throwing them into nursing homes at the first chance they get so, and forgetting about them, right. So the grave

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respect towards our elders, it's kind of normal in the society, right? exposing women as sex objects, it's rampid. Here, you know, this is abuse at a high at a really high level. So where are you now to go ahead and correct these wrongs that are happening, you follow me? And but here's the thing, that's when the moral compass is on, what are you judging by? Its kind of you think, okay, the less I wear, the more I'm free?

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You know, I have said this many times, yes, we have to call out any abuse of any rights anywhere in the world. But us is in no position to call out, you know, racism in some other country, human rights in some other country, women's rights in some other country, when we know that right in our country. All of these abuses, you know, just last year, all of these racial riots that we saw, just imagine if the same thing would have happened in Afghanistan. Media would be like in a big uproar, the whole world would be in a in a in a big uproar wall to wall coverage. Look at this Muslims, you know, no justice, no look at how they're oppressing the blacks and the people of color. So we have

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to be fair, we cannot be hypocrites, we cannot have double standard. Islam wants us to be fair. And just yeah, here's one of the things that Lena jolly felt compelled to join in a movement when women and young people in Afghanistan are losing the ability to communicate on social media and express themselves freely. So we're talking about freedom of choice. I mean, this is I, you know, with all due respect, we have not seen more people losing their ability of freedom of speech now here, like we're experiencing here in the US. And now to go ahead and to make those comments. Again, without mentioning the things that are going on here. You have so many people who will talk about certain

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topics, and they're getting their YouTube channels, their Facebook channels, everything is just being taken down. People are losing them. So what happened to freedom of speech here that people are losing? And now we're going to criticize someone in another country? What about our home right here? Yeah, yeah. You know, they, I know, a few Muslims, coloreds, when they made some statements about LGBT. They're really talking about the alphabet movement. Yes. Okay. So LGBT movement, right, the homosexuality, the lesbian, all of that they have been banned from traveling to this country.

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So where is the freedom for those individuals to freely, you know, talk their mind and to have a discussion and you know, and fear comments regarding that topic. Yeah. So it's important. Yeah, yeah, that's that's one I mean, people have talked about, you know, other topics and they know they cannot say certain words because they will get their videos taken.

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down, you know, so again, this is just a for Angelina Jolie and many others. I mean, this is we got to keep it all across the board where it's fair and balanced. So one topic, you know, some people some University may have in mind when they see the photos there and also the images coming from there is, you know, this enforcement of the hijab, or the modest covering, no one has the right to enforce people may say, right, women have women have the right, whatever they wear. But that's not the case anywhere in the world, anytime in history. As all of us we know that

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unrestricted freedoms for any individual never happened in the history of humanity. I mean, a society cannot be civilized with unrestricted freedoms, they have to be some restrictions to the freedoms, yes, freedom should be there we are all four freedoms, Islam is there for freedoms, you know, in fact, the Quran says in chapter two verse number 256, law IQUA Fie, that, that there is no compulsion in faith, people have a freedom to choose their fate. However, it's important in our country, there is restriction to what we can be or what we cannot wear. If he disobeyed those restrictions, they would be arrested, there would be fines, you know, when you go to the airplane,

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people have always been, you know, taken out from the airplanes, because they were not wearing something proper. When people go to schools and colleges, they're always a dress code. When we go to a restaurant, there is a dress code. So right now there is a dress code for the mat for the mask. Many places, you have to wear the mask, which is a mandatory. So Taliban and Afghanistan, if they are enforcing certain laws of modesty. They're not going against anything that all of us all over the world, that we are doing it likewise anyway,

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we may disagree with the methodology that they're using, maybe the aggressive methodology, but the principle, the concept of modesty is there in any country, in the Bible is there Old Testament in the New Testament is it is there in the first book of Corinthians, chapter 11, verse number five, and six, the Christian ladies, they are commanded to also cover their hair, Second Amendment, right. So when our Creator has given a dress code for both males and females, we have to cover certain parts of the body, we cannot wear tight, close, we cannot be transparent, close, we cannot wait close of the opposite gender. So these are the commandments that maintains the chastity and the

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harmony, and the justice and peace in the society. So we may disagree with the way that they are implementing it. But we cannot disagree with the concept of modesty. Yeah, just to touch upon that, yeah, you have certain medical interventions that are happening now and against people's

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consent. And many people are being forced into a corner. And they might not agree with things. But this is how now

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it's being pushed on a certain pretext. And you don't really at the end of the day, you're losing more and more of your freedom. So that's interesting, as you make that example over here, you also now in another country, the whole point is, we have enough problems here. Why are we Why are we you know, if we took the majority of that money, and spent it here you have people that like Chicago, you know that you you know, they called Chicago shy rack. Oh, really? Yeah. You heard that term? Yeah. Yeah. Because there's so much violence and shootings and whatnot, you have places like Detroit, and other places that Imagine if we took that money, and we opened up youth centers, we

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made more Park, we increase the level for education. Imagine if that money was taken invested in some of these urban areas and other places around the cities. Imagine you know how much more in health care and imagine how much more good can be done $2 trillion,

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my taxpaying dollars and your taxpaying dollars and their taxpaying dollars that we have spent up there, in a funny sound, right. You know, there is a literally 1000s if not millions of people in this country who are in the student depth, they cannot purchase cars, they cannot purchase homes. They're in a vicious cycle. We could have used that money, right over here for the education of our youth, our children and our families. In all of these ways, they close to like $10 trillion in the war in Afghanistan in different places. So there's precious money that we should be using over here. How many single mother homes how many homes that are people don't have homes, they're living in

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cardboard boxes, just look at La, you look at you know, Chicago, look at these major cities where people are homeless, right? Imagine how many people we can give homes take care of how many people give jobs so they can have homes, how many people that money can go hands be spent wisely, properly if put back here

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Yeah, you know, it's not just the money part is the loss of lives, loss of suffering, that's a whole different, but we have to touch upon it in our more than 1 million people. People say 3 million, 4 million, 5 million just in Iraq, of the embargo, and the drone missiles and the occupation. And this, you know, mega bombs, same thing, 1 million people, innocent people in Afghanistan, they had to suffer. Our people in this country has to suffer, right? More than 5000 families, their youth, they died, the soldiers over here. What about all of them? So it's important for us that yes, if we see that there are problems in other country? Yes, let's work with them to solve the problems. And

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that's what Islam teaches. We have problems, enough problems in this country in our problems in France, you know, Australia, Europe, South America. So invasion is not a solution.

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invasion is not a solution, right? war is not a solution. War should be the last resort, we have to exhaust all the means, but we can prevent many, many sufferings. First, we have to take care of our country. Many have said war is a racket, and you go until the country's and you plunder. And you steal. And what happens is now it becomes a business. And it's sad to say, the other innocent Afghan people's expense. So you mentioned something about the 51st state. Yeah, you know, it's really important. Some of us may be surprised to find out that, you know, how come you USS pulling out of a one is done. We may, you know, for us Americans, we think that you know, avani Stan is part of the

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US. It's not the 51st state of the US. No, we were uninvited guests in a one star in Afghanistan is what he call it is called as the graveyard of the Empires. The Mongols came to rule of understand they were defeated. Right. The Mughals came to rule of one Eastern, they were defeated. The British three times in history, they wanted to rule of one is done. They were kicked out. Russia recently, and us right now.

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So, you know, it's important that ruling and all of that, but you know, one important topic by the ad is the opium trade.

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All of us we know, drug problem is a problem. Unfortunately, that is plaguing many parts of the world, especially the Western countries have won a stand before the Taliban came to power in 1996. There used to have like 95% of the opium trade. It was from Afghanistan before before the Taliban came to power. After the Taliban came to power in 1996, all the way to 2001. They eradicated the opium problem, and the narcotic problem. So one of the statements that they made when they came to power now is that we want to make a one Eastern narcotic free. That's a good thing, right? That's a good thing. But after they were kicked out by our forces in 2001, again, the opium trade, thanks to

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the blessings of the US, it went up again, 95% that's destroying humanity of our youth, our children. I'm not saying that, you know, that they're angels. No, they are just like us. They are making mistake, we have to support them. We have to educate them. This is what Islam says. But we have to look at the realities, opium trade and the narcotics and the drug problem. At least they want to solve it. We don't have a solution over here. I mean, you got all your your pipes, you know, leaking in your house, and your house is flooding. And now you're over here, going to someone else's house to try to, you know, patch up their plumbing. I mean, take care of, you know, we have so many

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issues happening, and I see what you said. I mean, it's just now going you had drone attacks, you know, happening over there. You've had innocent people dying, innocent children. And it's just interesting. Where were you like, for 20 years, someone like Angelina Jolie. And you had I had a guest on the other day who was talking about that money that was spent in Afghanistan that went into people's actually came back here. He was talking about how Coca Cola bottles and others, they were priced up to like almost like 3040 bucks for for a kentico rally. So he would just bring brought back here, there was no rows, no schools, there was there's nothing built there. Yeah. And the only

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winners I would say, it's not the one people it's not the, you know, American people. It is the war machines, all of these big corporations, all of these, you know, all of these production plants, all of these, you know, big CEOs, they were making money out of these wars.

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So we have to realize that it is coming from my and your taxpaying dollars.

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Have you heard the name of

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sister Yvonne Ridley? Yeah, just had her head around the program? Yes. Yes. Yes. So interesting, right? We can demonize Taliban at the end of one is done all we want. Yes, they're not perfect. We're not here to support them.

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Yvonne Ridley, way back about 20 or so years ago, she was captured. He was a US UK journalist. He went off on a stand for reporting and she got captured by the Taliban. And she was there for a few months or so. And she became really afraid. And she will he was abusing them and spitting at them with a smile, the Taliban told her, you know, Why are you behaving like this? So with us, you are our guest, we want to take make the best treatment of you. She was given a royal treatment and she was freed. He went back to UK, England. And they're of our own choice, she embraced the fate of Islam because of the behavior of the Taliban. So what we can what can we conclude from this? One

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major thing is the idea in the verbatim Word of God Almighty, the Quran, when the news comes to you, from a facet from evildoer, from

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a person like this, you need to really do your research, go and check it up, you cannot just blindly follow. So let's talk about that. And what lessons we can take from all this. You mentioned also because that's the buzz now, you know, it's about women, and like the whole world's worried about these women. I mean, so what do you say to this, you had also a reporter, an executive, others on the ground? So you have other news coming out? That's no, no ours? Are our channels still up? We're still good, you know. So it's like seeing through the media manipulation, the lies, the distortion, and the agenda that many people push through naive minds, if you're naive, if you don't really have

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some fact checking done, then you're going to end up falling for a lot of the misinformation. Yeah, so one important action item for all of us is chapter 49 of the Quran, verse number six, that encourages and commands every single one of us, the believers to investigate the news. And we should know that things are really fluid up there. We cannot make any conclusions when the things are fluid. And we have to take everything with a grain of salt. Because, you know, obviously, the US we lost the war, okay, this is just granted for presidents, right? involved in this war $2 trillion.

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You know, all of the suffering 20 years, we lost the war, we have to just take it, take it, right. It's a hard pill to swallow for some people. However, losers demonize the winners.

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This is just a fact of war, people demonize each other in the war. So we have to take the news with a grain of salt coming from both sides. I'm not just saying from the US, coming from both sides. So we have to watch neutral news, Al Jazeera, for example, or BBC, for example. So we have to expand our scope of the news media, the news channels and the social media. Number two is important that we when we look into the realities of the ground, we also have to find out that what are the women in Afghanistan, what are they saying, What are they doing? So NPR, they did a report in which they they had a live interview with a journalist up there. And that journalist they were asked the question,

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What do you see on the street? Are the women up there? What are they doing? Do you see them? And he reported back to NPR saying that, you know what, they're women. They're roaming around, there is a coffee shop, I can see women there, they're socializing up there. And then when you see this news anchor, you know, there is this lady

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of one news executive says, we thought we would be shut down by now. So this lady, a Muslim lady, she's an anchor person, right? She's an anchor person. And she's saying that, you know, I'm there live every day, having the news, and Taliban has not shut me down. And she is not the only person there are many, many ladies like that. They're not perfect, but we have to know that there is more to what our media is saying. So we as humans, an action item is investigate more, look into the other channels, other you know, non American channels, I would say talk to Muslims talk to Muslim scholars. But the most important thing is to not judge Islam by the actions of some people out

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there. Right Islam is perfect. Sharia is perfect. The Quran is perfect. The noble example of Muhammad peace be upon him is perfect. So do not judge that which is perfect by the act.

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On the ground of those individuals who are not perfect, you know, Dr. Karen Armstrong, she said, just like we don't want to judge Islam by the actions of some terrorists, we don't want to judge Jesus by the actions of some Christian terrorist. Yes. So I would like to invite our guests to read the Quran, which is a source of Islam. That's how you can find out that what Islam stands for, look into the noble life of Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him, you will be amazed to find out that

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how he brought unity to humanity, how he eradicated racism, how we eradicated poverty, how he uplifted women, equal to men in the eyes of Guardians, different responsibilities, but equality of reward, how he brought morality, how he made a society as sober society, right? No one was drinking, and no one was taking drugs. Just imagine a society like that in our time. So that is the beauty of Islam. That's the guidance of Islam. And we invite you to study Islam. That is a beautiful invitation. And just to repeat, we're here not to support any political party. But to give a clear example of through the proper means, which is the Quran and the example of Mohammed, what Islam is,

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and what Islam isn't. So now, just really quickly, for the people out there who now they use this as a pretext, you know, to want to still invade a country or countries. And they say, look, well, these are the guys, you know, because the countries are invaded because of 911. And it's a harboring place for terrorists. So under this pretext, this is why they feel they should be there. Or they're trying to just go ahead and use inflammatory language to get people riled up to kind of get some other country over there, get somebody over there to get back to square one.

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There is a professor in the in the Chicago campus here in the University of Chicago, and he wrote a book called dying to win. He did a 25 year study on terrorism. And his main conclusion is that it's not Islam or the Quran, or the Muslim culture that is making people extremist up there. It is the US occupation is Dr. Pape, rubber paper. Yes, exactly. So non Muslim scholars who are specialists in this field, they are saying that it is our own doing, that we are making terrorists. You know, they were some drone missile operators, they came on the news, and they said, you know, what, 95 point 90% actually, of our drones, they hit the wrong target. They're hitting women and children and how

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homes and farmers and parties, and people are dying, children and women and you know, so they said that, you know, we are creating the terrorist.

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So the best thing that we can do is, you know, Koran says in chapter five, verse number 32, that saving one life is like saving all of humanity taking one life is taking the life of all of humanity. Islam says that every life is precious, may that be women and children and black and white and, and different religions, Islam and I mean, Muslims and Christians, all life is precious in Islam. That means we as humans, we have to be equal. And just when we deal with other people, they should not be any, you know, un vetoes, when it comes to Israel, for example, against the Palestinians, no, all life is equal in the eyes of the in the eyes of God. So if we behave with that

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mindset, inshallah, God willing, there would be justice in the world, racism would be eradicated. women would be uplifted, they will not be objectified. humanity would be an ideal humanity with our with Allah's mercy and guidance. How just do you think people would be with themselves, and instead of getting into a state of cognitive dissonance, where now that the truth was brought to them, they investigated it further. And they saw like close to 4000 architects and engineers, and surveys have been done, where people are demanding a new investigation. And now if they look at this study that was done in independent study of $300,000, and they looked at all the evidence, and they saw that

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hold on, that actually, Islam we know Islam and Muslims. I mean, Islam is clearly nothing to do, nor as encouraged killing innocent men women and showed us it is clear, it's lucidly clear. But now, when the whole new slogan, the slogan comes out, never forget. But now when this really sinks in, never forget that Islam. And like David Ray Griffin, who is a scholar in this area, he's actually a Christian. And he says that all the evidence paraphrasing what he says that somehow linking Muslims to this act has been fabricated. So and this is not some conspiracy theorist. These are this is an act

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Academic and many academics, you know, structural engineers and others are coming out and saying that, really mysims had nothing to do with it. So this is would someone be sincere with themselves to accept that true because this, again, was a catalyst. So you got to, you have two things you can deal with these people living in a cave. They just hate our way of life. They hate us, you know what I mean? So they're gonna come, they don't even have TVs.

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So they're coming all the way over here, you know, to try to hurt us, or this is a big racket, this is a big business. And that's the motivation behind 99% of these words, are you ready to accept that truth? What do you think? You just with yourself? Yeah, we have to be just and we cannot be gullible, you know, do not blindly follow the media, you know, media has their own agenda. They want to have more sponsors, they want to have more business. So they want to just show that news that is going to bring the most viewers, the news may be true, there may be small truth to it, but they will just, you know, spin the truth. So it's important for us, a prime example would be invasion of Iraq,

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with the pretext of weapons of mass destruction. And now we found out now that

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who was that Prime Minister of UK, he has to come on the TV, he has to apologize that you know what, we made a mistake, weapons of mass destruction. In 2003, when you was invaded Iraq with the false pretext. That's a beautiful exam. That was a lie based on a clear lie. 1 million people who's going to come on their back alleys on their back now, yes, of the US and the UK and the 54 allies who supported them. These Muslims died and look at the power of the media and all these experts and everybody coming together and they were able to come together and orchestrate this, this invasion to come in and kill all these people. Look at that, Ben Shapiro, if you're listening this Yeah, I want

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you to do a show on this, how the universe is at fault. And who was the presidents of the right, it was Bush, a conservative president, it is a porter, that Ben Shapiro supports him, come on, if you are truthful, if you're a Jew, if you are a Bible believer, you have to have the guts to come and say, us first wrong, we need to compensate them. Right. Every family should get millions and millions of dollars, from your taxpaying dollars, because you supported a wall like that. Humans Islam is just is equitable, we have to make sure that you have to stand up for every person,

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a Jew, a Christian, a Muslim, and atheist everyone. So we cannot just go and bomb people and then say, you know what, we are sorry, no, go and compensate them.

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So at the end of the day, my dear friends, my dear viewers, right, by the way,

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this is not a show about geopolitics. This is a show about. We want to make sure that our Creator has created with a purpose.

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And just as discussing about a one is done in the US and the war and all of that is not enough we have to look at the higher the greater purpose that our our Creator has given to us. And that purpose is that we should be worshiping the Creator. We should be adjust to people, good to the neighbors good to parents, you know, follow the laws, the wonderful laws Allah has given. And Allah has promised in the Quran Chapter number two, verse number 25. If a person has the right belief, means not worshipping a human, an idol, an animal but worshiping only the creator and doing good deeds the way our Allah has mentioned in the Quran, and through the example of Muhammad peace be

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upon him, right belief and doing good deeds, Allah promises the people eternal paradise.

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So that's very you and me and all of us, we want to go. So we need to make sure that by following God's guidance as present in the last testament,

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which came through Muhammad peace be upon him, that is the way for our salvation and I hope and pray that God has mercy on us, may God Unitas may god empower us. May God help us to defeat Islamophobia, anti semitism, xenophobia, racism, anything out there and that is possible when we wake up when we realize there is a creator there is a last testament the Koran example of Muhammad peace be upon him and that's the way for having the best in this world. inshallah God Willing paradise in the hereafter. A lot to think about. We got the message hopefully get to Angelina Jolie, Benny Shapiro and others out there, the conservative voices people out there, we got a lot in common and other

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things that we can build on and I hope that people can benefit from some of this. Some of the things that we've just discussed, thank you very much lox, calm Assalamualaikum. And thank you guys for tuning in here to the deen show. help get this message out to Angelina Jolie, Ben Shapiro, and we invite them to come on the program so we can have a nice discussion about these things, putting things from a different perspective.

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From the perspective of really sincerely trying to get the truth out there, especially if you're uneducated in Islam, continue to tune in, read the Quran for yourself. And check yourself where you really get your information and be sincere and do what our guest was talking about. Ask the creator alone for guidance, and he will facilitate a way and be hungry and have that earnest desire to really want to know the truth, because the truth shall set you free. We'll see you next time hannity show. Subscribe if you haven't already. Hit that notification bell. We'll see you next time. Peace be with you as salaam alaikum