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Wahhabism and oil, a toxic mix

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Submitted by Colin Rose (Canada), Dec 6, 2015 at 04:32

The House of Saud conquered the Arabian Peninsula in 1932 with the same brutality and Wahhabist ideology as ISIS. It survives by oil revenue which it also use to privately fund ISIS and a worldwide network of schools promoting Wahhabism. There is no reason to think that ISIS will not last just as long as Saudi Arabia.

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