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Saudi School Books Cause Terrorism

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posted on Sep, 8 2006 @ 08:55 PM
Terrorism by the book.

9/11 happened because of what is taught in Saudi Arabian schools.

Bin Laden was raised on a diet of text book hatred of Americans

Thousands of new Bin Ladens are being prepared by the system.

High schools throughout the Arab world are breeding hatred of the west.

Friday September 8, 2006

Saudi schoolbooks still in dispute five years after 9/11

Lydia Georgi - AFP

The September 11 attacks in which 15 of the 19 suicide hijackers came from Saudi Arabia triggered a torrent of US accusations that the Muslim kingdom's education system was fostering Islamic extremism.

Five years on the debate continues. Saudi educators argue that the problem lies in misinterpretation of religious texts or their "exploitation" to justify intolerance.

"The problem is not with the texts of religious curricula, which are largely based on the Koran and the Sunna (Prophet Mohammed's doings and sayings)," said Hamad al-Majed, an education professor at Imam Mohammed bin Saud University.

But some religious texts are interpreted by extremists to back up their thinking, while other texts fuel extremism when taken out of context, said Majed, who has taken part in dialogues with Americans on religious freedom.

One example is a verse urging Muslim faithful to "fight the infidels around you, and be tough with them..."

Bad Books

[edit on 8-9-2006 by mr conspiracy]

posted on Sep, 8 2006 @ 09:04 PM
Yes you are correct a lot of the hijackers came from Saudi Arabia the case of Bin Laden his thoughts and views were moulded while sleeping in the desert.
He was a rich man despite being one of many children he always felt the need to live a hard life and fight for what he believes is right?
In some ways I guess he should be respected ,Although killing 10000's of innocents is not the way to get a point across.

I have to disagree that Saudi school text books preach hatred of the west.In fact the royal family of Saud are one of our biggest allies in the region and would not allow this.

Just my thoughts.


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