Bajaur Agency: American military officer has embraced Islam in the WATAPUR district of eastern Kunar Province of Afghanistan, the newly-converted Christian said.
James Grant, from the American state of Tennessee, said he converted after reading books on Islam for the last seven months at a coalition camp in the town.
The US service-member, who changed his name to Muhammad Asif, formally announced his decision on 2 days ago, insisting he found the religion true.
He said “she did not oppose my conversion. I would preach Islam to my family first and than to others,”
“Kalma-i-Shahadat in front of a crowd of Aghan and foreign military officers through an imam with the Afghan military named Hamidullah.