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That way there will be a hell of a lot less Sharia law followers and Muslim Brotherhood types to contend with!
While elimination of "Riba" or interest in all its forms is an important feature of the Islamic financial system, Islamic banking is much more. At the heart of Islam is a sense of cooperation, to help one another according to principles of goodness and piety (but not to cooperate in evil or malice). In essence, it aims to eliminate exploitation and to establish a just society by the application of the Shari'ah or Islamic rulings to the operations of banks and other financial institutions. To ensure compliance to the Shari'ah, Islamic banks use the services of religious boards comprised of Shari'ah scholars.
Considering the extent they seem to be mixed up in this mess and the fact that they are heavily invested in the Petrodollar this may indeed be a distinct possibility.
Originally posted by St Udio
reply to post by Alternative4u
the operations today are not so much the petro-dollar... it is about getting rid of governments (as in Egypt & Syria) and installing pupprt regimes that will kow-tow to Washington
with 0bama & his political love affairs with radical Islam, the MB in Egypt and AQ/radicals that cannibalize the Syrian Army regulars in a show of barbarism..... the USA through 0bama direction is losing the goodwill of the masses in the M.E.
And the USA is losing the high-ground to Russia & Putin, in a switcheroo where the USA acts like the old Soviet Evil-Empire and Russia reprises the America-of-freedom-for-all the founding fathers created...
now Russia is against the Islamic fundamentalist=rebels & Jihadists intent on creating chaos
while the 0bama regime hires those same outcast thugs as mercenaries & combat warrior proxies
the tables have reversed... We are the Evil Empire now, We are the ones scorned & hated for our Imperialism and giving life & vigor to the zealot funda,entalists that opress all the moderate Arabs everywhere in the M.E. expanses of Muslim nations....
We have become the Death Merchants who also kill-at-a-distance with Drone strikes on any target deemed important enough to warrent a death toll of 50 Extra innocents we term an being only collateral-damage statistics