In testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on March 19, 1996, Muslim and peace activist Seifeldin Ashmawy said: ” ‘most of our [Islamic] institutions in the United States are controlled by either extremists or profiteers. Both are abusing the freedom which we enjoy and…are being supported and financed by…the Saudis, Kuwaitis, and the Gulf States.’ ”

 – Steven Emerson, American Jihad, Page 167