A Crime in Bosnia: The Impact of Saudi Money and Wahhabism

(Weekly Standard) Stephen Schwartz - On Christmas eve, less than a month ago, the horrors of the Bosnian war returned. Three Croat Catholics were slaughtered in the village of Kostajnica while putting up Christmas decorations. The killer, Muamar Topalovic, a 25-year-old Muslim from the region, admitted membership in two Islamic extremist groups, both funded by Riyadh. In recent attacks by Muslims on Croat Catholics, a Bosnian historian writes, "in every case there is a Middle Eastern, mainly Saudi Arabian, connection. Under the cover of 'humanitarianism' the local Muslims are being 'converted' to the Saudi version of Islam, that teaches them that Bosnia is the land of Islam and for the Muslims only."

2003-01-21 00:00:00

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