Catherine shakdam

#12 Islamic radicalism you say?

The U.S. has made a strange choice. Wahhabism is an extreme, fundamentalist form of Islam that had its origins in Saudi Arabia and, until recently, was only to be found there. It is, to say the least, uncompromising. Wahhabi teachings stipulate that the most extreme form of Sharia law supersedes all state law everywhere. Islamists who do not subscribe to Wahhabi beliefs are apostates and deserve to die and so on. If all this sounds familiar, it should. That’s because there is a profound resonance between the teachings of the Wahhabis who have enormous influence over Saudi society and the beliefs and teachings of the Islamic State, our sworn enemies. According to a former Imam of the Saudi Grand Mosque, the Islamic State “…exploited our own principles, that can be found in our books…We follow the same thought but apply it in a more refined way.”…

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