Thursday, March 24, 2016

MasterwebNews 23/3/16 - #BrusselsAttack: It Is Time The World Holds Saudi Arabia, Turkey To Account

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In a 2009 memo revealed by WikiLeaks, then-U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accused Saudi Arabia of being a main source of funding for militant groups including Al-Qaida, Taliban and LeT [Lashkar-e-Taiba in Pakistan]. There was no serious effort by the Saudi dictatorship to stop the cash flow, Clinton said. [See CBSNews] ...
Apart from directly funding terror, the kingdom has been roundly criticized for its overall billions of petro-dollar financed open policy of promoting terror-friendly, intolerant radical Wahhabist ideology around the world which turns youth into supporters of groups like Boko Haram and Daesh and easy recruits. James M. Dorsey, a Senior Fellow at the RSIS and expert on ethnic and religious conflicts, described the Saudi government as having launched the single largest dedicated public diplomacy campaign in history to establish Wahhabism and Salafism as a major force in the Muslim world, with estimates of Saudi expenditure on this campaign in four decades ranging from $75 to $100 billion! The results are in. It's a world on the precipice. ...

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