Shariah's Trojan Horse

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    Shariah's Trojan Horse
    Frank J. Gaffney Jr., Washington Times
    December 4, 2007

    Suddenly, a new national debate is beginning about the national security, economic and other implications of Persian Gulf potentates using their petrodollars to buy up strategic American assets.

    Most recently, the emir of Dubai's purchase at fire-sale prices of 4.9 percent of the largest U.S. bank, Citigroup, caused a level of unease not seen since he tried to buy his way into many U.S. port facilities.

    In recent years, the windfall revenues to the Persian Gulf oil-exporting nations have translated into an opportunity for the Islamists who dominate their societies to enlist the West's leading financial institutions as partners in promoting Shariah finance. In overseas capital markets and increasingly on Wall Street, "Shariah advisers" are hired at great cost to bless investment instruments as compliant with this religious code. As a result, three ominous things are occurring:

    for full article:
    http://www.washingtontimes.com/article/20071204/COMMENTARY03/112040012/1012

    Related article:
    www.centerforsecuritypolicy.org/home.aspx?=146&newsid=15541 Islamic Finance or Financing Islam?
     
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    Granny says, "Dat's right - dat shariah hooey ain't gonna get it here in the good ol' US of A...
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    Tennessee bill would jail Shariah followers
    23 Feb.`11 - A proposed Tennessee law would make following the Islamic code known as Shariah law a felony, punishable by 15 years in jail.
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    Laid-back Sweden questions its welcome for Muslims
     
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