But for what? For the god of democracy -- the Baal of the Neocon Christians. And for these words (from the constitutions of Iraq and Afghanistan):
First: Islam is the official religion of the State and is a foundation source of legislation:
A. No law may be enacted that contradicts the established provisions of Islam
Second: The Federal Supreme Court shall be made up of a number of judges, experts in Islamic jurisprudence, and legal scholars, ...
Article One Afghanistan shall be an Islamic Republic, independent, unitary and indivisible state.
Article Two The sacred religion of Islam is the religion of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Followers of other faiths shall be free within the bounds of law in the exercise and performance of their religious rituals.
Article Three No law shall contravene the tenets and provisions of the holy religion of Islam in Afghanistan.
When confronted with these words, can neocon Christian still cheer? Is the god of democracy really the savior of souls?