Indonesia: The Gulf Monarchies’ New Battleground
Gulf rivals proselytize in the tropics
By: Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat
A new contest between religions is forming in Indonesia, although this time it is not a contest between Christendom and Islam. It is between competing versions of Sunni Islam itself, between the Saudi kingdom and more moderate competing Gulf states, particularly Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.
Qatar’s support of the Musli…
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