A fourteen year old boy named Rafiqullah was trained in a Pakistan madrassa to become a suicide bomber. He was taught about explosives, how to drive a car, and given instructions to go to Afghanistan and kill a governor. He isn’t the first boy, last month a six year old child was outfitted with an explosive belt, but fortunately talked with Afghan police who stopped it.
I find myself bewildered at times. What is there in the Muslim religion that encourages adults to use children in such ways? I am aware in the history of Judaism and Christianity such behaviors also took place and do not wish to single out Muslims, after all we have examples of African Christians who have children kill and slaughter, even their own families. Such behaviors baffle me.