Monday, May 27, 2013

Al Qaeda rehab includes spa treatments, family fun time in Saudi Arabia

This sounds wonderful.  That is until one realizes that the Saudis care not one whit if the terrorists return to violent jihad, as long as they leave Saudi Arabia to do it.   FRankly, it's almost like an R&R for terrorists to prep them for more acts of violence.  The Saudis only care that the terrorists do not try to overthrow the Kingdom.  The irony is that Saudi is one of the main financers of global jihad and a network of thousands of Saudi staffed radical mosques and Islamic centers around the world.

Al Qaeda rehab includes spa treatments, family fun time in Saudi Arabia

Published May 26, 2013

Saudi Arabia is reportedly experimenting with a unique approach to rehabilitating Al Qaeda prisoners, including offering spa treatments, loads of exercise and even conjugal visits to the suspected terrorists.

"In order to fight terrorism, we must give them an intellectual and psychological balance... through dialogue and persuasion," said Said al-Bishi, the nation’s director of rehabilitation centers, according to the Agence France Presse.

Saudi officials told AFP a total of 2,336 Al-Qaeda prisoners have so far graduated from the various rehab programs offered by the Prince Mohammed bin Nayef Center for Counseling and Care -- with a less than 10 percent recidivism rate to radical Islam.

The center was established some seven years ago to cope with the nation’s growing ranks of Al Qaeda prisoners, AFP reports.

But a new center in the capitol city of Riyadh pushes the envelope even farther with regard to the techniques enlisted to dissuade one-time jihadists from waging war against the West – and its allies.

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