Confessions of a British Spy [Mr. Hempher] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hempher, only one of the thousands of male and female. An early 18th century British spy in the Ottoman lands revealed covert operations designed to spread separatism across the Muslim world. Confessions of a British Spy has 16 ratings and 1 review. Hempher, only one of the thousands of male and female agents employed and sent forth to all cou.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mohammed Al-Mosawi rated it really liked it Jul 23, This page was last edited on 13 Augustat Ali Confsesions added it Dec 24, Refresh and try again. Jafeer added it Oct 27, Hempher was a British spy who had been specially raised and sent to the Ottoman Empire. Sami Buker is currently reading it Jul 26, Together with their advisers and scribes, they would collect information on their assigned districts.

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Also details British activities and how polite the overall Muslim population was under the Ottoman Empire. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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January Learn how and when to remove this template message. Hempher intends ultimately to weaken Muslim morals by promoting ” alcohol and fornication ,” but his first step is to promote innovation and disorder in Islam by creating Wahhabismwhich is to gain credibility by being on the surface morally strict.


There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Read more Read less. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. He tells his readers: To help the cause, 11 other Arabic-speaking British officers turned up, and they, too, paraded themselves as Muhammad’s slaves. For more information, click here.

See all 4 reviews. Thanks for telling us about the problem. DP] [T]he most confeszions and interesting claim that a Western power sponsored fundamentalist Islam is the elaborate epy devised by Turkish Sunni Muslims to explain how the British government in the early s planted a spy named Hempher who conceived of and spread the Wahhabi doctrine.

He was then sent on a new mission to Basra, Iraq to study, stir and even provoke new separatist tendencies in the Muslim world.

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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 Xpy and serving Christianity, by means of the Ministry of British Commonwealth of Nations.

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For this purpose, he enlists “a gullible, hotheaded young Najdi in Basra named Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab “. Please do not remove this message until conditions to do so are met. As Hempher reports with satisfaction, he “was following the path I had drawn for him. Retrieved from ” https: Excellent insight into the roots of militant Islam and the treachery hemphre the West. Thus did the Wahhabi variant of fundamentalist Islam come to dominate most of the Arabian peninsula through an elaborate conspiracy.


Bindha marked it as to-read Jul 01, Plans were to weaken Morals like not drinking alcohol by creating this extremist cult would in theory lead to Muslims rejecting their own principles.

Memoirs of Mr. Hempher: Confessions of a British spy

At the same time he felt proud of the other spy for pulling off such a great act. He wrote historical works on the Saudi dynasty and died in Hempher exulted in the moment, secure in his knowledge that Muhammad would thereby “demolish Islam from within.

Satyan marked it as to-read Jun 18, Miqdad Hussain marked it as to-read Jan 29, We, the English people, have to make mischief and arouse schism in all our colonies in order that we may live in welfare and luxury. In his memoirs, Hempher stated that these units were able to correctly predict the trends and reflexes in the Muslim world seventy-five percent of the time. This success achieved, London sent Hempher orders to move on, now to make trouble among the Shi’a. Don’t have a Kindle?

It is widely available on the Internet, including at http: After receiving an in-depth education in Islam and the Turkish language in Britain, he was sent on his first mission in Istanbul. Hempher was an autobiographical account of a British spy who had infiltrated the Ottoman Empire in the early s.