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Who is to blame for the rise and growth of Al-Qaeda? Some attribute it to the US policy in the Mid-East. Others say it is a natural outcome of the autocratic ways of the Saudi monarchy. Whats your view on the same?

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Asked by Saj Sierra, 28 Nov '07 03:48 pm
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As I mentioned in another question, when the time comes, the tyrant, the dictator and the rebel or terrorist, all come. All are different aspects of the same Universe.
Answered by Venkateswaraswamy Swarna, 03 Dec '07 09:52 am

 
  
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Islam believes in soverignty of allah almighty and appreciates democracy - a welfare state subject to rules as per sheriah -as stated in quaran and not contrary to quaran or Hadish - but real source is not the Saudi monarchy.
It was allied powers who won World war I & II mainly Europe lead by British US- who also devided India and as on today also we are suffering in India for that devision of 1947.
Israel was the product of a partnership that seems unlikely at first blush, between Western Jews and the Western world. Zionist project to create a Jewish entity in Palestine possessed the unique power to convert two historical antagonists, Jews and Gentiles, into allies united in a common imperialist enterprise against the Islamic world. The Zionists harnessed the negative energies of the Western world -- its imperialism, its anti-Semitism, its crusading nostalgia, its anti-Islamic bigotry, and its deep racism -- and focused them on a new imperialist project, the creation of a Wester ...more
Answered by PANIWALA A, 28 Nov '07 10:38 pm

 
  
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It is a combination of both.....US exploited the growing unrest among the ppl in Saudi who were opposed to the soft dictatorship that exists there... US welcomed them..trained and equipped them to fight against the Russians in Afghanistan during the cold war...in return US was to have helped the saudi's in their cause but once the cold war was over...these ppl were discarded by the US and were labelled as rebels...and having been used by the US, and seeing US openly support Israel as a slight against their religion....it was just a matter of time for al-qaeda to gain lot of sympathy and supporters.
Answered by sumitha, 28 Nov '07 09:40 pm

 
  
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Bin Laden offered the services of his mujahedeen to King Fahd to protect Saudi Arabia from the Iraqi army. as the Saudi monarch refused bin Laden's offer....opting instead for the US and Allied Forces to deploy on Saudi territory, it angered Bin Laden, as he believed the presence of foreign troops in the "land of the two mosques" (Mecca and Medina) profaned sacred soil. so it can be said that this was the beginning of the saga that gave rise to wat Al-Qaeda is now....then of course the strong urge to remove the US and Allied influence form the most important economic zone of the Gulf was there. and acquiring overall power on the Islamic and non-Islamic countries and setting them up under the fundamentalist rules of the Sharia drove them on to "terrorizing" the whole world since the killing of bystanders and civilians is "Islamically" justified in JIHAD.
Answered by sumita ganguly, 29 Nov '07 01:53 pm

 
  
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As indira gandhi was to blamed for the rise of bhidarawal the same is the case with laden as american govt. gave him the lift and when u make abad man friend he will definitely turn out to be the worst enemy one day.
Answered by krish, 29 Nov '07 10:21 am

 
  
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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia!
Answered by T A RAMESH, 29 Nov '07 01:02 am

 
  
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Us is just an instant cause.its due to the growing popularity of mullas n maulanas in muslim society n inadequate way of muslim rulers.
Answered by prashant sharma, 28 Nov '07 06:31 pm

 
  
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It is a combination of both..
Answered by Quest, 25 Jul '13 11:47 am

 
  
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US for all badthings in world
Answered by Dinesh C S, 07 Jan '08 04:36 pm

 
  
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The us govt they are thinking of themselves.
Answered by vishwajeet pawar, 01 Dec '07 03:00 pm

 
  
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