Dollars for Terror: The Us and Islam by Richard Labeviere

By Richard Labeviere

Are the us and their Saudi allies sponsoring and financing the novel Islamists? Labeviere uncovers the money-laundering, geared up crime, and the interlocking international of commercial and politics. The important nerve of Islam, he states, isn't faith -- it really is money...

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The American will for exclusive control of questions of defense, energy and the IsraeliPalestinian conflict went nowhere. Respect for international law and human rights did not progress, terrorism did not disappear and the world was rocked by the most insane commercial competition that it had ever seen. In this context of economic war where all’s fair, the United States devotes most of its foreign policy to the conquest of new 32 An American Friend at the Palace of Nations markets. Priority is given to commercial and financial investments over any other consideration; and this is a central tenet in the policy that uses radical Islamists as a subcontractor for the American influence in the Mediterranean, Central Asia and the Far East.

The oil bill alone accounts for more than a third of the American trade deficit; oil irrigates the infrastructure of the country’s economy. Prospecting, extraction, transport, refining and distribution are translated into econometric equations, which in turn evolve into domestic issues (if not national security issues). But while this may be “economically reckless,” oil has become “a total social fact” of American society. S. ”8 This consumption colors the everyday worldview, the culture; and it is a source of pride and national unity.

Still traumatized by their humiliating rout by the Vietnamese, and to give the Soviets a taste of their own medicine, the Americans lured the Russian bear into the Afghan hornet’s nest that would precipitate the collapse of the Communist camp. Internal to the Muslim world, the second area of causality rests on the ancestral confrontation between the Sunni universe and the Shiite minority. As guardian of the holy places of Islam, Saudi Arabia has done everything in its power to counter the Iranian influence that was growing since the 1979 Islamic revolution.

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