Qatar’s Forward-Thinking

(National Review) Rob Sobhani - The State Department's Commission on International Religious Freedom announced recently that Saudi Arabia's continued funding and export of Wahhabism is making the country a "strategic threat" to the United States. This is in sharp contrast to Qatar, Saudi Arabia's neighbor. The emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa al-Thani, and his wife, who heads Qatar Foundation, firmly believe that in order for the Arab-Muslim world to protect its rich culture and prevent Islam from being hijacked by extremists, a major investment in and commitment to education is essential.

2003-12-18 00:00:00

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