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Wahabism+Saudi money+Pak madrasas=Terrorism

Reader comment on item: Government for Sale [to the Saudis]

Submitted by Anis Farooqui (India), Dec 7, 2002 at 07:31

Wahabism or Islamism the totalitarian ideology funded by the Saudis and disseminated through the Pak madrasas is the root cause of terrorism that we are facing today.

This is obvious to anyone and everyone who's cared to understand the problem from an objective viewpoint.

But guess who the strongest "allies" in America's war are? The Saudis and the Pakistanis. The Saudis and the Pakistanis (at least the jihadis among them) are the most virulent enemies of the Americans and their way of life. It is time the Americans confronted their government with some hard questions about these "allies". I am glad that this is beginning to happen.

As a Muslim, I just would like to say that Daniel Pipes is RIGHT on target when he describes that the main issue is a war for the soul of Islam between the Islamists and the moderate Muslims and all that he has written on the subject is so true (although I disagree with his analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian problem). Do not confuse the Wahabis/jihadis for the majority of Muslims who are peace-loving and do not wish to harm anbody.

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