Skip to comments.Jihadi dispute points to deeper radicalism among youths
Posted on 03/26/2009 2:13:36 PM PDT by Nachum
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - In yet another fissure within radical Islamist networks, one of the world's most influential jihadi theologians is coming under fire from some former followers for allegedly moderating his views a claim he denies.
The attacks on Jordanian cleric Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi, who was spiritual adviser for the late Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq, are significant because of Mr. Maqdisi's longtime stature as a revered spiritual mentor who legitimizes violence with his religious interpretations of Islamic sacred texts.
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Let the jihadists fight. We’ll get the popcorn and watch.
The civil war within Islam should be fanned. Arab vs. Persian vs. Turk, Shi’a vs. Sunni. A house divided against itself cannot stand.
George Orwell would have loved these people.