This is a VERY important article. It does an excellent job of detailing the origins of Shariah-Compliant Finance, how it fits in with the broader world of Shariah, and why Americans need to be concerned. We have excerpted part of the article below and provided a link. If you only read one article on Shariah Finance this year, this needs to be the article…

While Kagan was at the law school, her patron, Harvard’s president Larry Summers, accepted a stunning $20 million donation for the creation of a program of studies to lionize Islam’s history and jurisprudence. The cash came from the Saudi prince Alwaleed bin Talal, the billionaire investor whose attempted $10 million contribution to the Twin Towers fund had been refused by New York mayor Rudy Giuliani when bin Talal blamed the 9/11 atrocities on American foreign policy. Summers, the anti-Giuliani, not only took the money but named the program and an endowed professorship in the prince’s honor. And why not? By then, as Ben Shapiro reported, Harvard’s law school already had three Saudi-funded institutions devoted to the study of sharia.

Kagan proceeded to forge the law school’s “Islamic Finance Project.” Its purpose is to promote sharia compliance in the U.S. financial sector…

http://article.nationalreview.com/437760/elena-kagans-dont-ask-dont-tell-sharia-policy/andrew-c-mccarthy?page=1

 

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