The Wahhabi Code: How the Saudis Spread Extremism Globally pulls the mask off Saudi Arabia and reveals a sinister truth. Few global leaders have understood that Wahhabism — the ultra-conservative doctrine of Saudi Arabia — is also the core ideology of ISIS, Al-Qaeda, the Taliban and Boko Haram. As the Saudis have nurtured the spread of Wahhabism and its lethal ideology throughout the world, they have succeeded in silencing most media criticism. Ward explores the backlash Prince Bin Salman (MBS) faces from the Khashoggi murder, the war in Yemen, and the imprisonment of women activists. Will MBS bring change and a more moderate Islam? Or is he setting the stage for a conflict with Iran that will plunge America and the region into yet another war?