Wahhabism on Wheels

Saudi Arabia exports oil and Islamic fundamentalism around the world.

Founded in the eighteenth century by a Hanbali cleric, Wahhabism is a reformist movement within Sunni Islam that seeks to restore an über-traditional way of life to the Muslim world. Its major targets are what it deems idolatry and blasphemy: everything from religious shrines to selfies with cats (too Western) have been forbidden by fatwa. […]

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