Islamic Fundamentalists and the Internet

(TIME) - Elaine Shannon and Michael Weisskopf Saudi graduate student Sami Omar al-Hussayen was charged in Idaho last week with registering and maintaining a dozen militant websites promoting violence against U.S. interests Al-Hussayen is accused of covertly receiving $300,000 from abroad and disbursing much of it to the radical Islamic Assembly of North America (IANA), a Michigan-based group known as one of the most strident voices of Islam on the Web. Law-enforcement sources say about $100,000 came from radical Islamic interests in Saudi Arabia.

2003-03-06 00:00:00

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