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Confessions of a British Spy

Hempher, Mr.

1888, January 1

Confessions of a British Spy

Hempher, only one of the thousands of male and female agents employed and sent forth to all countries by this ministry, entrapped a person named Muhammad of Najd in Basra, misled him for several years, and caused him to establish the sect called Wahhâbî in 1125 [1713 A.D.].  They announced this sect in 1150.  Hempher is a British missioner who was assigned the task of carrying on espionage activities in Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Hidjaz and in Istanbul, the center of the (Islamic) caliphate, misleading Muslims and serving Christianity, by means of the Ministry of British Commonwealth of Nations.

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Greater Context

Iraqi intelligence correspondence from 2002 containing a document entitled “The Emergence of I-Wahhabiyyah Movement and its Historical Roots:”  PDF Document here

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