Attacks in Riyadh draw attention to fiery Wahhabism

05/26/2003
The May 12 bombings in Riyadh focus attention on xenophobic rant from Saudi mosques. The scrutiny disturbs Saudi Arabia. But it's necessary.People who ceaselessly wish ill—even death—for members of other ethnic and religious groups are sickening. They usually can be ignored. That changes when the wishes start coming true.Hateful wishes came true again when suicide bombings killed 34 people in three of Riyadh's residential compounds.The bombers were almost certainly members of Al-Qaeda, the terrorist network responsible for, among other atrocities, the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in the US.Al-Qaeda receives money and oblique affirmation from within Saudi Arabia, site of the...
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