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Whereas "Salafists originally are supposedly not violent," and the Salafis whom Gilles Kepel encountered in Europe in the 1980s were "totally apolitical", by the mid 1990s he met some who felt jihad in the form of "violence and terrorism were justified to realize their political objectives". The combination of Salafi alienation from all things non-Muslim—including "mainstream European society"—and violent jihad created a "volatile mixture". "When you're in the state of such alienation you become easy prey to the jihadi guys who will feed you more savory propaganda than the old propaganda of the Salafists who tell you to pray, fast and who are not taking action."
According to Kepel, Salafist jihadism combined "respect for the sacred texts in their most literal form, ... with an absolute commitment to jihad, whose number-one target had to be America, perceived as the greatest enemy of the faith."
Originally posted by RizeorDie
It is wrong to say that Saudi Arabia is a US puppet or an Israeli puppet; SAUDI ARABIA controls the US as a puppet equally as much as Israel does, they both use the US to do their dirty work and history can vouch for this
Saudi Arabia and Israel are sisters, when one falls, the other will follow instantly.
And the disbelievers planned, but Allah(God) planned. And Allah is the best of planners. _Koran 3:54