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Politics / ISIS Islamic State Sep 07, 2014 - 12:05 PM GMT

By: Andrew_McKillop


Theocracy and the Police State
August 30 on FOX News, King Abdullah of the Wahabite Kingdom of Saudi Arabia said he thinks ISIS terror attacks in Europe will start within 1 month, and in the USA within 2 months. When do they start in your own police state, King Abdullah? In the Wahabite Kingdom, which dates to 1744 and is named for the extremist lay preacher Abdul Wahab, all religions except so-called ultra conservative and puritanical, or fundamentalist and austere forms of Sunni Islam are forbidden. Attempts to practice any other religion are punished by whipping, imprisonment or for foreigners, immediate deportation.

The religious police of the Wahabite Kingdom have “wide ranging powers”, and their brutality in exercising these powers has even led to conflict inside the Kingdom. This is due to the religious police being above the law, or the “the law itself”, and becoming both feared  and the large numbers of Saudi citizens who are not Wahabite or Wahabist. All reporting or discussion of religious police brutality is totally forbidden.

One basic common link between theocracy and the police state – including the pseudo Islamic “Grand Caliphate” of ISIS psychopaths - is the role of belief, or credulity. Whether it is instilled by loudspeaker broadcasts day and night, as in the Wahabite Kingdom, or at the point of an AK47 and by whippings or crucifixions and decapitation  in the ISIS case, belief is paramount. Just as important, any belief will do. It can be rational or ritual, it may be unrelated to the lives of ordinary citizens, it may have been invented in a totally different political context from today's world – like Wahabism - but the subjugated people have to say they believe.

Some people ask the loaded question “Are the western free market democracies comparable with the Islamic police states?” Has the economy been taken over by economic ideologists preaching their own ultra-conservative fundamentalism using a variety of slogans dredged from the 18th century writings of Adam Smith or David Ricardo?.  Charles Hugh-Smith argues that “crony-capitalism is the merging of state and corporate power”, with two sets of laws, one for the non-elites and one for the TBTF cronies, with two kinds of capitalism. One for the free-market variety of small businesses unprotected by the state, and the crony capitalist variety for corporations, cartels and “state fiefdoms”.

Crony Islam and Terror
Likewise in Islamic police states such as Saudi Arabia, the use of Islamic labels and slogans sets apart and divides religion into the real and the crony. Being “ultra conservative” and invented under special circumstances nearly 300 years ago, Wahabism peddles xenophobic Arab racism alongside its very repressive and very simplified form of Islam. Inside the Wahabite Kingdom crony Islam rules. 

In the times of Abdul Wahab there was a possible rationale and justification for this – Wahab was attempting to firstly create, then unite “the Saudi nation” to overthrow Turkish Ottoman rulers, perceived as “white or European”, as “decadent and impure”, and so on. Wahab deliberately developed an “austere” form of Islam to replace what he said was the over-tolerant and degenerate form of Sunni Islam practiced by the Turks. It was a political act.

ISIS is in fact and basically a political act, and is racist. Anyone who will not submit to their joblot of Islamic extremist slogans will be killed. In public to ensure that all other persons are terrorized into submission. This is the Crony Islamic police state 2.0 which is now directly opposed to the Crony Islamic police state 1.0 of the Wahabite Kingdom. ISIS is unable to paint a picture of Saudi Arabia practicing an “over tolerant and decadent” form of Islam, so its anti-Saud propaganda uses Arab and Islamic racism instead. The Saud royal family is the running dog and slave of the White Nations.

The crony Islamic psychopaths of ISIS were rightly called nihilist by president Obama. They only have one goal – destroy society and “kill Whitey”.

We can interpret this as one police state fighting another. This model or “paradigm” is described and evoked by Gorge Orwell, for example in his book “1984” Orwell argued that permanent world war would be operated using totally antinomic paradigms ruling different and large “cultural and economic spaces”. He did not suggest a racial and racist paradigm as being one of the causes of permanent world war, but this is certainly possible with Crony Islam.  Orwell's war paradigms or “ideologies” had completely different and opposed values, patterns and models for society. The clash of these totally different world views produced permanent war, chaos, social conflict, oppression and confusion.

The Saudis Can Blame Themselves
King Abdullah used FOX News, August 30, to send out a distress call but the founding ideology of his Wahabite Kingdom is the meal ticket and the ticket to ride of ISIS. The Arab racist rantings of Abdul Wahab, in the 18th century, which drew on the equally extremist (but not Arab racist) rants of Ibn Hnbal in the 9th century are wrongly called “Islamic fundamentalist”. They are in fact political. They were used to create an image of Arab racial superiority, facing their “inferior and decadent” Turkish colonial masters. This is in no way an old and forgotten source of conflict between Turkey and Saudi Arabia ( Letting this “genie out of the bottle” is very dangerous.

Crony Islam can easily be compared to the Crony Communism of the Warsaw Pact countries, and the Crony Capitalism in our society. It is a defective and useless doctrine. It is repressive to its subjected peoples, and aggressive to all foreigners and outsiders.

To be sure Israel can also be called a racist state, built on the shaky foundations of Jewish racism, self-adoration, arrogance and stupidity. Israel's drift towards a theocratic police state is well documented.

Saudi Crony Islam can also be compared with what Thomas Kuhn described in 'The Structure of Scientific Revolutions'. He argued that science goes through alternating periods of “normal science”, where an existing model of reality dominates, and “scientific revolutions” when the model of reality itself undergoes sudden drastic change. Previous periods of rationality and normality are shattered. What were mutually-reinforcing and shared conceptions – for example “the meaning of Islam” – are no longer valid and there is a hunt to root out what Kuhn called “opaque paradigms”.

The core doctrine is simplified, and then simplified again. The ultra simple theme of Arab racism emerged from the melting pot of Islam. The Saudi royal family of today rules by exploiting this underlying and basic racism – and is now pleading for western military help to eradicate ISIS!

The ISIS plan or strategy is absolutely not opaque. Using crony Islam, it will try to invade and conquer more territory with more economic resources to exploit, firstly by pillage. This however already sets limits on its geographical scope and reach – simply due to the existence of Iran and Turkey. By no coincidence or surprise Ayman al Zawahiri this week announced that al Qaeda “will open a new war front in India and southern Asia”. Also, ISIS and al Qaeda will attempt to extend their reach in Arab North Africa. Outside of those large corridors running west-east, ISIS and al Qaeda will be defeated.

 The Arab caliphates of Europe took centuries to be eroded, degraded and then destroyed – but the defeat of Arab colonialism was total. In some cases like the large Arab colonial enclaves in medieval Spain, it took hundreds of years to degrade and erode Arab racist power, but they were thrown out in the end.

No Magical Powers
For Abdul Wahab (and other extremist preachers and ideologues) the fight against the Turkish colonial masters in the Arabia peninsula “could only be won”. The branch of Islam that he invented conferred “magical powers” on Arab fighters working to overthrew, destroy or repulse the Turks. Crony Islam was magical. Going back to the time of “the Grand Caliphate” or the largest geographical reach of nominally Islamic-controlled territories, before 1200 AD, the European wars against the Arab invaders and colonialists most certainly and surely led the Europeans to start the Crusades. White European society took the war back to the Arabs themselves – in the so called Holy Lands.

Crony Islam had overreached, which is exactly what it is doing again, today.

Western society of today is crippled by what we can call the “new non-paradigm”. The former democracies of the west and their former 'market liberal' economies have never been so confused and distraught – for reasons including their own previous white racism. Robert Kagan, writing the Saturday essay in 'Wall Street Journal, September 6, said that Europeans, in particular, have lost the will to fight and regard any kind of war as futile. Crony Islamic terror war, waged inside their borders – announced by King Abdullah as likely to start in 1 month from now – could wake them up.

As then president Dmitri Medvedev of Russia said, after an “Islamic terror” attack which killed more than 100 people at Moscow's Domodedovo airport in January 2011, echoing the words of his predecessor, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin: “Those responsible for the bombing should be killed without ceremony”. In other comments Medvedev said that Muslim terrorists should be “kicked into the WC and flushed away”.

Crony Islam is an aggressive doctrine so there can be no surprise it generates counter-attack. Europe has had hundreds of years of religious-based conflict and religious war. Relatively soon, European political parties, starting with the extreme right will be asking why Arab racist terrorists are able to come into Europe where they do not belong, and kill or maim innocent people?

In Saudi Arabia today like yesterday, any foreigner is totally forbidden to practice any religion at all except Sunni Islam. Western society can apply the same thing to Arab foreigners on a perfectly reciprocal and transparent basis. You are racist towards me. I will be racist towards you. As we know,  youngsters of the ISIS fraternity promenade themselves in Syria and Iraq today, with severed heads on wooden spikes “to defend Islam”. When they try that in Europe, the fuze of a massive explosive device will be lit . This is predictable and there is no alternative.

By Andrew McKillop


Former chief policy analyst, Division A Policy, DG XVII Energy, European Commission. Andrew McKillop Biographic Highlights

Co-author 'The Doomsday Machine', Palgrave Macmillan USA, 2012

Andrew McKillop has more than 30 years experience in the energy, economic and finance domains. Trained at London UK’s University College, he has had specially long experience of energy policy, project administration and the development and financing of alternate energy. This included his role of in-house Expert on Policy and Programming at the DG XVII-Energy of the European Commission, Director of Information of the OAPEC technology transfer subsidiary, AREC and researcher for UN agencies including the ILO.

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