If anyone deserves to be called the Father of Maldives Terrorism, it is none other that Maumoon.
When he arrived in Maledives he started off by giving fatwas. Remember the "vikkaameehekey boameehekey evvaru" fatwa. Ibrahim Nasir clearly saw the danger and was alarmed enough to banish Maumoon for trying to foster terror. Gayoom and his two henchmen Zahir Hussein and Fath-hulla Jameel soon drove out Ibrahim Nasir with support and weapons from some of the most infamous terrorist - Yasser Arafat, Saddam Hussein Gaddafee and other Muslim Arabs. Soon this gang assembled the foundation that has now let to this bomb attack on foreigners in Male'.
When the mullah in the safari-suit took power, Maldives was forging ahead to try and march in time with the changing world. And they were succeeding. The English school system was enabling these remote islanders to travel to all parts of the world to study.Doctors, engineers, teachers were returning to take the country forward. But soon things were about to take a turn - towards Arabia and terror.
When Al-akh Yasser Arafat kissed Maumoons big mouth with his large quivering lips, the Maldivian Muslims shuddered in delight. It was almost as if they had been delivered into the presence of Allah himself. As the madhaha goes...arabinge maai kamaaey
to be continued...