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"you could go back to the first Wahhabites, or even the first Salafists." - you could but these modern movements took their inspiration from the Muslim Brotherhood after the creation of Israel and the presence of western oil interests in the region.

Wahhabism, goes back to the eighteenth century. Although Wahhabites usually call themselves Salafists, modern salafism started at the beginning of the twentieth century, before the creation of the Muslim Brotherhood by Hassan al-Banna, who called himself a salafist and a soufi. And long before the creation of Israel.

You should do some research and reading before posting...

"Dieu se rit des hommes qui se plaignent des conséquences alors qu'ils en chérissent les causes" Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet

by Melanchthon on Wed Jun 20th, 2007 at 07:50:34 PM EST
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You are not reading what I wrote.
by Private on Wed Jun 20th, 2007 at 09:35:44 PM EST
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