Devil's Game

Devil's Game

How the United States Helped Unleash Fundamentalist Islam

Book - 2005
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Backed by extensive archival research and interviews with dozens of policy makers and CIA, Pentagon and foreign service officials, Dreyfuss argues that the largely hidden financing of radical political Islam by the US is greatly to blame for the global explosion of terrorism. He follows the trail of American collusion from support for the Muslim brotherhood in 1950s Egypt to links with Khomeini and Afghani jihadists and cooperation with Hamas and Saudi Wahhabism. Originally deployed as pawns to foil nationalism, extremist Islamists now stand against the world.
Publisher: New York :, Metropolitan Books,, 2005.
Edition: 1st edition.
ISBN: 9780805076523
0805076522
Characteristics: 388 pages ; 25 cm

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StarGladiator
Mar 29, 2016

This book will make you truly nauseous, as I become every time I heard about more executions by the head choppers of Saudi Arabia, and then see an American president and Wall Street lackey embracing them - - but you'll be glad you read this!
[On p. 288, the crux of this book states that supporting the mujahideen, the hardcore of the Islamists, was a catastrophic miscalculation - - one could say the very same about the support for the factions in Syria, in Libya, in Yemen - - in other words, a continuation of that // catastrophic miscalculation \\ frames the Clinton-Bush-Obama {and hopefully not another -Clinton} strategy!]

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