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Product Details

  • Paperback: 335 pages
  • Publisher: Regnery Publishing; Reprint edition (June 1, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0895260611
  • ISBN-13: 978-0895260611
  • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 6.1 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #509,408 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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In the global search for culprits and causes in the rise of terrorism, former Israeli ambassador to the United Nations Dore Gold shines a spotlight on a nation many think of as a close ally of the United States: Saudi Arabia. As he explains in Hatred’s Kingdom: How Saudi Arabia Supports the New Global Terrorism, Gold believes that the Saudi government is greatly influenced by the Islamist sect known as Wahhabism and, he explains, that influence has lead to Saudi support of terrorism in the Middle East, Europe, the United States and around the world. The historical portion of Gold’s argument, where he traces the emergence of Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab and the changing face of Saudi leadership, is admirably extensive and detailed. His modern research is a little more uneven, relying on statements by various Muslim clergy members, letters to the editors of newspapers, opinion pieces, and other evidence that is rarely damnable. Curiously, mentions of Israel and the long-standing Arab-Israeli conflict are much more infrequent than one would expect from an Israeli diplomat and scholar. But regardless of one’s opinion of Gold’s research or his alarming conclusions, the book offers something not often found in modern political nonfiction: a coherent structure, exhaustive research, and a clear and consistent perspective on the ongoing threat of terrorism. --John Moe --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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"...may be the most important Middle East book on the market" -- Jewish Tribune, April 25, 2003

"...provides a comprehensive answer for anyone with the question: 'Why do some Saudis, at least, hate us?'" -- National Review, June 2, 2003

"Gold's lucid, dispassionate, impressively researched narrative debunks much of the conventional wisdom [on Saudi Arabia]" -- Commentary, May 2003 --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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There are numerous sources of documents at the end of the book.
K. Johnson
I set out to find out why, and have read numerous books, about all aspects of Islam, Middle Eastern and Arab history, as well as the Koran.
Topnife
All-in-all, Gold makes a strong case for Wahhabism being the backbone of Islamic fundamentalist terror.
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149 of 174 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on February 5, 2003
Format: Hardcover
Finally! A book that gets past the superficial headlines and quick-fix current events, to explain what really got us in this mess. Hatred's Kingdom uncovers the truth emanating from 300 years of Middle East history, and then chillingly explains where it's all headed. In the process, I got an inside look at an entirely new dimension of the Middle East conflict: the ideological front, where the battle is over civilization and society, not policy. I'm convinced that anyone who reads this detailed story of the Wahhabi-Saudi alliance, backed up by flawless documentation and exhaustive research, will demand that we in the West act immediately to prevent the next legion of Bin Ladens from rising anew. Dr. Gold devastatingly exposes the Saudi role in building the network of terror, which stretches to Saddam Husein's Iraq, that not only brought down the World Trade Centers but stands poised to wreak more destruction. Through this literary adventure, I came to see the Middle East and the world stage in an entirely new light. For my money, there is simply no better currents events book on the market. Get it, and read it immediately.
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27 of 30 people found the following review helpful By Mr. Burke on July 29, 2006
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I am embarrassed to realize the extent of my own ignorance regarding the Wahabi menace. As a lover of history and one who could draw a fairly accurate survey of the events that shaped the West during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, I was grievously unaware of the monstrous theology and murderous campaign of Ibn `Abd Al-Wahhab. One wonders how the terrors of the crusades could compare to the genocidal murder of "impure" Muslims by the fanatical armies of Wahab. One wonders still why the West fails to see the ever-present and growing threat posed by the Wahhabi poison which spans out from Saudi Arabia (our allies?) to infect Muslims around the world. This book is required reading for every American who feels the need to make some progress toward understanding why some Muslims cultivate hatred above all other "virtues." Want to know why supposedly godly people feel compelled to murder innocent women, children, and men? Want to understand why they have no difficulty murdering their own kinsmen and fellow Muslims? It's the poisonous Muslim heresy of Wahhabism. Where does it come from and how is it funded and propagated across the globe? Saudi Arabia is Hatred's Kingdom as Dore Gold has dubbed it. This book is a good starting place and a dreadful portent of things to come as long as Saudi Arabia is not held accountable. The Saudi mission to spread Wahhabism has been incredibly "successful" in Indonesia, Chechnya, Bosnia, America, and of course, Palestine where their PLO has become the center of a maelstrom of Islamic hatred. One stat that might be instructive for all those who think the extremists are a small minority is that 79% of Palestinian children state that they want to be suicide bombers when they grow up. It would seem the "extremists" are the few who want peace.Read more ›
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82 of 99 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on February 19, 2003
Format: Hardcover
I just finished "Hatred's Kingdom" by Dr. Dore Gold, a former Israeli ambassador and a scholar on Islam and, especially, Saudi Arabia. His book documents the connection between Saudi Arabia and terrorism, including the side-by-side translations (Arabic/English) of memos and official documents calling for terrorism against America, Israel, Jews and Christians. Included in the book is the written proof of Saudi financial contributions to terrorists and actual sermons of the top mullahs calling for jihad. This is a chilling book. Saudi Arabia is not a friend and ally of the U.S., as this book proves. Of course, many of us have known this for a long time (duh), but seeing the collected evidence drives it home hard.
Whatever "usefulness" the Saudi's may be in the war against Saddam Hussein, it is superficial at best. Dr. Gold's book proves that the heart of Islamic terrorism beats in Saudi Arabia. I recommend this book to anyone who cares about freedom of religion and freedom from armed zealotry.
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71 of 86 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on October 17, 2003
Format: Hardcover
It is interesting in reading reviews of this book, that the very people who call Israel racist apartheid, boastingly admit that Jews cannot get a visa into Saudi Arabia precisely because they are Jews! Whew! And that's not racist?
It's about time people pick up on who is truly racist and apartheid in the Middle East. Israel has an Arab population with Arab representation in the Knesset, while Arab nations are practically "Judenrein": (free of Jews). Nevermind that Medina, one of Saudi Arabia's holiest sites was named Medina (which means nation in Hebrew) and was founded by Jews who were deliberately murdered and fortunate if they were just forced to leave, to run for their lives leaving everything behind.
According to Arab propaganda, the fact that Dore Gold cannot get a visa into Israel because he is a Jew is of no consequence! Does this not clearly demonstrate that Saudi Arabia is precisely "Hatred's Kingdom?" How then did Zionism (the aspirations for the Jews to have a homeland in which all religions are respected and practiced freely, and where Arabs even hold political office) end up being labeled apartheid and racist?
Has the whole world gone crazy? Why isn't this fact being brought up in the media? Why isn't the U.N. condemning Saudi Arabia for discriminating against Jews and Christians?
The aforementioned reviewer as much as admitted that the title of this book is an accurate description. Enough with the turnspeak!
I want to thank the reviewer for substantiating Arab hatred and racism to the readers' attention by gloating that Dore Gold cannot know anything about Saudi Arabia because he "cannot even get a visa into Saudi Arabia because he is a Jew!"
In my book, that is the epitome of racism and apartheid. The world needs to read this book and demand an end to Saudi Arabia's apartheid and racism, directed at Jews, Christians or any other faith except their accepted version of Islam.
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