or mu·ja·hed·din, mu·ja·hi·deen
- Muslim guerrilla fighters, especially in Afghanistan and Iran.
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Examples from the Web for mujahedin
What was it Ronald Reagan called the Contras and the Afghan mujahedin?The CIA’s Wrong: Arming Rebels Works
October 19, 2014
The mujahedin narrative was much more honest than that of the communists.
In 1992 Dostum “defected” to the side of the mujahedin and joined in the battle to take Kabul and oust Najibullah.
In Afghanistan in the 1980s there were no suicide bombers—the mujahedin then did not feel that was a heroic way to fight or die.Syria’s Terror Blowback Threatens Europe and the United States
May 5, 2014
Only some 50 or so CIA officers were ever engaged at one time in helping the mujahedin.Will Arming Syrian Rebels Lead to Disaster?
June 15, 2013