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You Can't Understand ISIS If You Don't Know the History of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia - (Text Only)

Disclaimer - Yes, this article is written by a former MI-6 Agent. Yes, it is written by someone whose establishment, it can be argued, were directly responsible for the ascendancy of political Wahabbism in the Arabian Peninsula. None of that takes away from the fact that it is factual, and serves as a good history lesson for the uninitiated or a decent refresher for those of us with lagging memories. He gives a great early history, yet glosses over events after WWI. Not to mention it is somewhat of an admission of the West's use of Wahabbism as a policy tool to counter adversarial influence. It is well worth your time and effort to read through it.

Missing in the Article - Events after WWI up to ISIS today. So here goes - As concise as possible: Remember T.E. Lawrence, aka Lawrence of Arabia? He was a British Army officer who helped defeat the Ottoman Empire in the Ara

Added: Aug-28-2014 Occurred On: Aug-27-2014
By: AliMD76
Religion, Other
Tags: ISIS, ISIL, Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Wahhabi, Wahhabist, Wahhabism, Takfir, Islam,
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