The NEFA Foundation has obtained and translated a German-language video recording of German Al-Qaida member Bekkay Harrach (a.k.a. “Abu Talha the German”) produced by the As-Sahaab Media Foundation. During the video, titled “Islam and the Finance Crisis”, Harrach asked, “Where are the taxes that the German people now need so urgently? They are spent in Afghanistan for soldiers who are doing anything other than fighting.” He stated, “I will try to bring the causes of the crisis to light and suggest – according to the Islamic economic system that is based on the Sharia – a rescue package for the newly-born crisis. After the collapse of communism, the West has proudly boasted that capitalism was THE financial system. But it has not just once fallen on its face but several times. What is now the solution and which financial system is now in question?”

Note that Shariah scholar Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi made essentially this same suggestion back in October…

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