MEMRI: “The following are excerpts from an interview with Saudi cleric Abd Al-‘Aziz Fawzan Al-Fawzan, that aired on Al-Majd TV on October 7, 2008.
America is Collapsing, According to the Same Scenario of the Russian Collapse”
Abd Al-‘Aziz Fawzan Al-Fawzan: “A few years ago, the Socialist Communist system ended in a devastating collapse, and it was followed by the Soviet republics one after another. Russia gave up its competition against American hegemony, and the United States became the unipolar leader ruling the world.
“Now, Allah be praised, America is collapsing, according to the same scenario of the Russian collapse.
“This tremendous economic power, which is unparalleled in history, was bound to collapse one day because it is based on injustice.
“Will the West acknowledge the collapse of capitalism? I am convinced that they will not. We are used to their obstinacy and arrogance. They always turn the facts upside down…
Interviewer: “But they will have to admit…”
Abd Al-‘Aziz Fawzan Al-Fawzan: “Now they have begun to adopt the principles of Islamic economy – only they do not call it “Islamic.” The prohibition on short selling, the prohibition on the expanding and the selling of debts – this is Islam!”