A superb NYT review 'Saudis and Extremism: ‘Both the Arsonists and the Firefighters' that presents both sides of the argument:http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/26/world/middleeast/saudi-arabia-islam.html?

This global issue has appeared here before in a couple of threads, notably on US policy and KSA (started 2007):http://council.smallwarsjournal.com/...ead.php?t=2119

This passage reminded me of a Monty Python sketch:
..there is a gulf between Indonesian jihadists and Indonesian Salafis who look to Saudi or Yemeni scholars for guidance. The jihadists accuse the Salafis of failing to act on their convictions; the Salafis scorn the jihadists as extremists.