"In a speech to the troops hours before the attack on Friday, Abdel-Rahman said that the liberation of Abu-Kershola is a "message to the enemies of Islam...."
"...enemies of Islam...."? If Christians were to go into such a war saying "enemies of Christianity," they would be denounced for carrying out a religious crusade. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crusades
Pat Robertson does tend to lead in that sort of crusade direction: CHRISTIANS PERSECUTED IN SUDAN. That's why many Christians think he's a heretic. I'm one of them.
Though I don't like Bashir's policies and practices on many fronts, there is a better way than this: