Monthly Archives: June 2008

Congress should outlaw shari’a finance

By Alyssa A. Lappen Washington Examiner | June 2, 2008 A spate of conferences in the U.S. recently on Islamic banking – i.e. shari’a finance – signals a worrisome American blindness to the budding industry’s inherent dangers. Among the perils … Continue reading

Shari’a Financing and the Coming Ummah

Shari’a finance is a new weapon in the arsenal of what might be termed fifth-generation
warfare (5GW). The perpetrators include both states and organizations, advancing a
global totalitarian ideology disguised as a religion. The end goal is to impose that ideology
worldwide, making the Islamic “nation,” or ummah, supreme.

* FROM Armed Groups: Studies in National Security, Counterterrorism, and Counterinsurgency; Edited by Jeffrey Norwitz; U.S. Naval War College, June 2008. Chapter 28. Continue reading