Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Bin Laden not the driving force behind Islamic terrorism

The Daily Standard recently published a report that a man by the name of Abu Muhammed al-Maqdisi has been one of the largest forces for Islamic terrorists. His writings, which include his most famous and most violent work Clear Evidence of the Infidel Nature of the Saudi State, have been cited by many terrorists as their reasons. Interestingly, according to the author Dan Wilson, Osama Bin Laden would not even distribute the book, calling it too violent. Writing since 1980, Maqdisi has undoubtedly inspired many, including those who carried out the bombing against American military advisers in 1995, before Bin Laden began his war against America. Maqdisi’s writings have even filtered into Al Qaeda.

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