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This is the sad story of a man who traveled to the Persian Gulf nation of Qatar to promote his banking career with a big Qatari bank. He no doubt regrets that decision today, since he is basically a prisoner there now.

Qatar, incidentally is the base of operations for Sheikh Yussef al-Qaradawi, the Sunni Islamic world’s most prominent Shariah scholar, and a man who is banned from traveling to the US and Great Britain because of his ties to terrorism. Qaradawi sits on the Shariah advisory boards of the biggest banks in Qatar, though not the bank that our poor banker went to work for…

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