Skip to comments.Saudi Arabia will return to moderate, open Islam and 'will destroy extremist ideas'
Posted on 10/24/2017 8:10:15 AM PDT by mairdie
The crown prince of Saudi Arabia has revealed the country will return to moderate, open Islam.
Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud also announced the kingdom would do more to tackle extremism today.
Speaking at the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh he said: "We will not waste 30 years of our lives dealing with extremist ideas, we will destroy them today".
The conference, which runs until Thursday, aims to show how the country is opening itself up to the modern world and diversifying economically.
Prince bin Salman was appointed heir to the throne of Saudi Arabia by his father King Salman earlier this year.
The 32-year-old is seen as the face of the modern kingdom and is the driving force behind its long term economic plan to wean itself off dependence on oil by 2030.
Last month the ultra-conservative Kingdom issued an order lifting the 60-year ban on women driving.
The absolute monarchy was the only in the world where women weren't allowed legally to get behind a wheel but the ban is expected to be officially lifted by next summer.
Women in Saudi Arabia are also bound by law to wear a headscarf and require the consent of a male guardian for most legal actions.
Recently the country has been opening more areas for women through the government's modernising reforms.
But they have sparked tensions with influential clerics upon whose support the ruling family relies.
Saudi Arabia is governed under a puritanical form of Sunni Islam known as Wahabism.
Extremist versions of Wahabism have been adopted by jihadist groups such as Al Qaeda and Isis and the kingdom has long been accused of not doing enough to tackle extremism.
Prince bin Salman was appointed heir to the throne earlier this year
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So, the TRUE Muslims may be distracted from killing us Infidels for a while, while they kill the fake Muslims known as moderates (apostates). Works for me!
Never thought of that. Should have. Funny.
Return? That’s a laugh.
“”We will not waste 30 years of our lives dealing with extremist ideas, we will destroy them today”.”
That’s one possibility. Another is that the extremist ideology destroys the monarchy.
You don’t see a possibility that he could be positioning to work with Trump?
>> the extremist ideology destroys the monarchy
That’s what I would worry about. But even trying it is extremely gutsy.
That's going to be very hard for them. They are lazy, held back by an archaic cult, have hired outsiders to do all their work for almost 100 years, do not have a trained labor force with any skills, have almost zero patents, do not have a major global transportation hub, do not have places that attract tourists, and do not have great universities. What an economic powerhouse.
If they get lucky, the world demand for sand will soar.
I hope he has a very good security detail
He’s no fool. He’s seen what Donald Trump does to extremists....he wipes them out.
>>world demand for sand will soar
Art glass and solar power - sure winners
SAUDI ARABIA ........ B.S.
they aren’t changing ANYTHING
you know a raghead is lying if his lips are moving
Thank everything for our president. I believe he CAN make a difference.
Yeah, back to the open, moderate Wahhabi Islam the country was founded on. /sarc
But even saying he’s trying to back off the extremists has got to be dangerous for him.
Feeling the pinch in oil exports.
One for sure about mooslimbs is that they will first kill all the non believers, then all the jews, then all the christians and other religious people. When they are done killing those, they will then kill each other.
Need to keep them killing each other off first. That way there is less for the rest of us to kill off.
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