TQ Chāt | # 29

Mar 2015

From the US-Pakistani-Saudi sponsored curriculum during the Afghan jihad  "Gun My uncle has a gun.  He does jihad with the gun." Footnote says: "Instructions: Get students to practise writing the word 'Gun'".

From the US-Pakistani-Saudi sponsored curriculum during the Afghan jihad
“Gun
My uncle has a gun.
He does jihad with the gun.”
Footnote says:
“Instructions: Get students to practise writing the word ‘Gun'”.

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This week at Tanqeed:

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