Tag Archives: Terrorism

Blasphemy case highlights devastating impact of Saudi ultra-conservatism on Pakistani society

Wahhabi Pakistan James Dorsey examines the corrosive impact of Saudi Arabia’s Wahhabi ideology on the Pakistani society and state, and argues that for both Pakistan and Saudi Arabia the outcome is a quagmire from which they will struggle to extricate themselves. Read more [...]

Fighting for the soul of Islam: A battle of the paymasters

Sunni Muslim leaders meeting in Grozny 2016 James Dorsey says a recent gathering of prominent Sunni Muslim leaders in the Chechen capital suggests that Saudi funding of ultra-conservative worldviews may be meeting its match in more liberal interpretations of Islam backed by the UAE and Russia. Read more [...]

Murder in the name of Allah, funded by Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait

Thugs of jabot al-Nusra/Jabhat Fatah al-sham Nureddin Sabir, Editor, Redress Read more [...]

With mosques under surveillance, Islamic State turns to football for recruitment

Islamist cutthroats playing football James Dorsey looks at how the Islamic State group is using football and sports clubs to recruit, despite targeting football matches and despising the game as an invention of infidels designed to distract the faithful from their religious obligations. Read more [...]

The Saudi role in the  9/11 attacks

The Saudi-Bush connection Lawrence Davidson examines how Saudi Arabia, in the case of the 9/11 attacks, and Israel, in the case of the attack on the US intelligence ship, the USS Liberty, managed to get away with what were in effect acts of war against the United States. Read more [...]

Turkey’s anti-Gulen campaign: Strengthening militants and jihadists

PakTurk school James Dorsey highlights the dilemma confronting Pakistan, which is facing a Turkish demand to shut secondary schools associated with preacher Fethullah Gulen, while the real threat to its security is posed by the Saudi-funded Wahhabi schools. Read more [...]

هل ما يحصل في سورية عقلاني أم جنون؟

Syria: rationality and realism منذر الهنداوي كل شخص Read more [...]

A Palestinian refugee’s journey from the Nakba to present day

Palestinian man holds the key to his usurped home, as a symbol of the right of return Jamal Kanj looks at what the Nakba – the ethnic cleansing and dispossession of Palestinians – meant for one Palestinian refugee as he journeyed through Zionist terror, dispossession, grief and steadfastness. Read more [...]

من اين دخل إلينا التطرّف؟

Extremism منذر الهنداوي إلى Read more [...]

Creating Frankenstein: The Saudi export of Wahhabism

Saudi Arabia and Islamist terrorism James M. Dorsey argues that Wahhabism may be the undoing of the Saudi state as it promotes domestic and regional strife and is increasingly acknowledged worldwide as the foundation of Islamic State and other Islamist terror groups. Read more [...]