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The wealthy terrorist

Reader comment on item: White House Nonchalance toward the Middle East
in response to reader comment: The debilitating and dark side of political correctness

Submitted by Pigfoot (United States), Mar 22, 2006 at 13:59

Money, lots of it, can make any growing ideology seem strong and vibrant. Of course the average Islamic terrorist believes in the Islamic mission of death to the infidel. Just the idea of violence is a strong attraction. I recall working for company where I was a champion of the mission, a devoted employee. One day we were told of the cutback in hours and pay. My devotion went with me out the door.

The Arab oil is paying for the terrorism pure and simple. Does anyone believe that these ultra rich sheiks care anything about "Islam"? Their world involves fast horses, fast jets and fast women. Does anyone believe that they get down on the floor and pray five times per day?

So why the huge outlays of money to the Islamic groups? Why did Saddam send 25 thousand dollars to each suicide bomber family or suddenly pretend to be a devoted Muslim?

The grand plan of the Caliphate is to do away with all of the secular leaders and their governments in the Middle East first, then attack the West. The oil sheiks would rather they not do that, at least the first part of the plan (surprise!) and thus they pay them to take their terror elsewhere. Does anyone understand how much money the greatest terrorist of all , Arafat, had when he died? About a billion US, give or take.

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