Shariâ€™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 â€œnation,â€ 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