posted on Jul, 26 2004 @ 08:17 AM
ARIZONA DAILY STAR
Southern Arizona became the home to numerous radical Islamists in the early 1980s when they moved here and began raising money for Afghan freedom
fighters, some experts say.
Their anger and fund-raising efforts were redirected against the United States after America ended its financial and political efforts in Afghanistan
as the Cold War with the Soviet Union began to thaw.