Praise be to Allah (سُبْحَانَهُ وَتَعَالَىٰ), for Allah (سُبْحَانَهُ وَتَعَالَىٰ) forgives all sins: for He is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.
As-salāmu `alaykum, this article is a follow up to the previous one on our site titled You Can’t Understand “Islamic” Terrorism If You Don’t Know the History of Sunni “Islam”. Based purely on the historical facts, we managed to prove to our dear readers that the worldwide terrorism has religion, that is a Sunni religion disguised as Islam. As proven, Sunni terrorism isn’t a new phenomenon, XVIII century Saudi wahhabism/salafism is based entirely on the works of a past Sunni scholars, such as Ibn Taymiyyah and others. Various organizations such as al-Qaeda, ISIS, Boko Haram, Taliban, al-Shabab and countless others, are just children of a Sunni religious teachings armed with a high technology obtained and acquired thanks to the donations from the Sunni Gulf countries, with a never endless supply of jihadists that are being groomed in a Gulf established and sponsored Sunni madrasas worldwide.
Saudi Arabia is the world’s largest source of funds and promoter of Sunni jihadism, which forms the ideological basis of terrorist groups such as al-Qaeda, Taliban, ISIS and others. Donors in Saudi Arabia constitute the most significant source of funding to Sunni terrorist groups worldwide, according to Hillary Clinton. According to a secret December 2009 paper signed by the US secretary of state, “Saudi Arabia remains a critical financial support base for al-Qaida, the Taliban, LeT and other terrorist groups.”
The violence in Afghanistan and Pakistan is partly bankrolled by wealthy, conservative donors across the Arabian Sea whose governments do not stop them. Three other Arab countries which are listed as sources of militant money are Qatar, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates, all neighbors of Saudi Arabia. Taliban and their militant partners the Haqqani network earn “significant funds” through UAE-based businesses. Kuwait is described as a “source of funds and a key transit point” for al-Qaida and other militant groups. The Pakistani militant outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba, which carried out the 2008 Mumbai attacks, used a Saudi-based front company to fund its activities in 2005. According to studies, most of suicide bombers in Iraq are Saudis. 15 of the 19 hijackers of the four airliners who were responsible for 9/11 originated from Saudi Arabia, two from the United Arab Emirates, one from Egypt, and one from Lebanon. Osama bin Laden was born and educated in Saudi Arabia.
Starting in the mid-1970s the Islamic resurgence was funded by an abundance of money from Saudi Arabian oil exports. The tens of billions of dollars in “petro-Islam” largess obtained from the recently heightened price of oil funded an estimated “90% of the expenses of the entire Sunni faith.”
Throughout the Sunni Muslim world, religious institutions for people both young and old, from children’s maddrassas to high-level scholarships receive Saudi funding, “books, scholarships, fellowships, and mosques” (for example, “more than 1500 Sunni mosques were built and paid for with money obtained from public Saudi funds over the last 50 years”), along with training in the Kingdom for the preachers and teachers who went on to teach and work at these universities, schools, mosques, etc. The funding was also used to reward journalists and academics who followed the Saudis’ Sunni Islam; and satellite campuses were built around Egypt for Al Azhar, the world’s oldest and most influential Sunni Islamic university.
The Sunni Islam promoted by this funding is the Saudi-based Wahhabism/Salafism. In its form it preaches that Muslims should not only “always oppose” infidels “in every way,” but “hate them for their religion … for Allah’s sake,” that democracy “is responsible for all the horrible wars of the 20th century,” that Shia and other non-Wahhabi Muslims were “infidels”, etc.
Patrick Cockburn accused Saudi Arabia of supporting extremist Islamist groups in the Syrian Civil War, writing: “In Syria, in early 2015, it supported the creation of the Army of Conquest, primarily made up of the al-Qaeda affiliate the al-Nusra Front and the ideologically similar Ahrar al-Sham, which won a series of victories against the Syrian Army in Idlib province.”
Former CIA director James Woolsey described it as “the soil in which Al-Qaeda and its sister terrorist organizations are flourishing.”In 2015, Sigmar Gabriel, Vice-Chancellor of Germany, accused Saudi Arabia of supporting intolerance and extremism, saying: “Wahhabi mosques are financed all over the world by Saudi Arabia. In Germany, many dangerous Islamists come from these communities.” In May 2016, The New York Times editorialised that the kingdom allied to the U.S. had “spent untold millions promoting Wahhabism, the radical form of Sunni Islam that inspired the 9/11 hijackers and that now inflames the Islamic State”.
In 2011 the Washington Times reported that Qatar was providing weapons and funding to Abdelhakim Belhadj, leader of the formerly U.S. designated terrorist group, Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) and then leader of the conservative Islamist Al-Watan Party.
In December 2012 the New York Times accused the Qatari regime of funding the Al-Nusra Front (al-Qaeda in Syria), a U.S. government designated terrorist organization. The Financial Times noted Emir Hamad’s visit to Gaza and meeting with Hamas, another internationally designated Sunni terrorist organization. Spanish football club FC Barcelona were coming under increasing pressure to tear up their £125m shirt sponsorship contract with the Qatar Foundation after claims the so-called charitable trust finances Hamas. The fresh controversy follows claims made by the Spanish newspaper El Mundo that the Qatar Foundation had given money to cleric Yusuf al Qaradawi who is an advocate of terrorism, wife beating and antisemitism.
In January 2013 French politicians again accused the Qatari Government of giving material support to Islamist groups in Mali and the French newspaper Le Canard enchaîné quoted a source in French military intelligence saying that “The MNLA [Tuareg separatists], al Qaeda-linked Ansar Dine and Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa have all received cash from Doha.”
In March 2014, the then Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has accused the Qatari government of sponsoring Sunni insurgents fighting against Iraqi soldiers in western Anbar province.
In October 2014, it was revealed that a former Qatari Interior Ministry official, Salim Hasan Khalifa Rashid al-Kuwari, had been named by the U.S. Department of the Treasury as an al Qaeda financier, with allegations that he gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to the terrorist group. Kuwari worked for the civil defense department of the Interior Ministry in 2009, two years before he was designated for his support of al Qaeda. A number of wealthy Qataris are sponsoring the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
The neverending story
Add to the afromentioned Saudi Arabia & Qatar, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Pakistan and Chechnya, and you have a true jihadi factory. What’s more shocking, is the fact that the West completly turns a blind eye and even knowingly supports these countries while at the same time fighting neverending “war on terror.” People that suffer the most in this madness are Shia muslims, religious minorities and Westerners. Saudi Arabia is the biggest arms importer in the world, the US is the biggest arms exporter, both are staunch allies. The UK also sells arms to the Saudis worth billions of dollars. What’s noteworthy, historically UK helped the al Saud clan take over Arabia, and the US helped with the establishment of a Saudi oil industry. Therefore one can clearly see that without the Western monetary and political support to the Gulf countries (especially Saudi Arabia), terrorist Sunni fundamentalist groups would be nothing more than just a localized phenomenon without any global impact. Saudis and Qataris simply wouldn’t have the money to establish thousands religious schools, universities, Sunni centers from the West to the East that teach one and the same Sunni religious theology; one that breeds, faciliate and spread worldwide terrorism.
There are hundreds of articles online about the subject, however, we chose some recent ones from Western respectable sources for our viewers to read:
- ‘Martyrs’ In Iraq Mostly Saudis (May 2005)
- Saudi Publications on Hate Ideology Fill American Mosques (January 2006)
- Studies: Suicide bombers in Iraq are mostly foreigners (August 2007)
- US embassy cables: Hillary Clinton says Saudi Arabia ‘a critical source of terrorist funding’ (December 2010)
- US embassy cables: Afghan Taliban and Haqqani Network using United Arab Emirates as funding base (December 2010)
- US embassy cables: Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists raise funds in Saudi Arabia (December 2010)
- Iraq crisis: How Saudi Arabia helped Isis take over the north of the country (July 2014)
- Qatar’s Support of Islamists Alienates Allies Near and Far (September 2014)
- Al-Qaeda terror financier worked for Qatari government (October 2014)
- Financing Terrorism: Saudi Arabia and Its Foreign Affairs (December 2014)
- How Saudi Wahhabism Is the Fountainhead of Islamist Terrorism (January 2015)
- A rare look inside a Saudi prison that showers terrorists with perks (March 2015)
- WikiLeaks Cables Portray Saudi Arabia As A Cash Machine For Terrorists (October 2015)
- Saudi Arabia funds and exports Islamic extremism: The truth behind the toxic U.S. relationship with the theocratic monarchy (January 2016)
- Saudi Arabia Can’t Hide From the Truth (March 2016)
- Driving exposes women to ‘evil’ & ‘churches must be destroyed’ – Saudi grand mufti’s worldview (April 2016)
- The World Reaps What the Saudis Sow (May 2016)
- U.S. Arms Transfers to Saudi Arabia and the War in Yemen (September 2016)
- Saudi Arabia Is Committing War Crimes in Yemen (March 2016)
- How Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen has made al Qaeda stronger – and richer (April 2016)
- The US is promoting war crimes in Yemen (August 2016)
- Saudi Arabia appears to be using U.S.-supplied white phosphorus in its war in Yemen (September 2016)
A MUST see documentaries on the subject:
- The (Gulf-spread) Sunni religion in the West:
- Human rights in Bahrain, one of the Western allies:
- Saudi Arabia and the spread of fundamentalist Sunni religion:
A MUST see short videos on the subject:
- Saudi Imam of Mecca incites hatred against Shia Muslims, Jews and Christians
- Egyptian Sunni Cleric incites killing Shiites, Christians and Jews
- …etc. Thousands of Sunni Imams are produced yearly in the Gulf (Saudi and Qatari) financed, sponsored and run Sunni religious schools worldwide. Until the West won’t say definitive stop and put sanctions on these countries, the situation of everyone will get only worse. How many Taliban, al-Qaedas, ISIS’ do we need until something will be done?! War on terror will continue until the West supports in any way, shape and form the Sunni theocratic absolute monarchies of the Gulf region, for they are factories and breeders of terrorism.
And do not mix the truth with falsehood or conceal the truth while you know [it]. [2:42]