Jihadi movements will almost certainly exploit the move as proof that the West is at war with the world’s 1.7 billion Muslims. Continue reading
“Americans have to understand that when Muslims were depicted as a national security threat to legislate against, everyone lost their civil liberties, not just us.” Continue reading
Muslims are a sixth of humankind and hail from all sorts of backgrounds, ethnicities, and languages. There are 40 million Chinese Muslims. There are 23 million Russian ones. Ethiopian Muslims and Senegalese Muslims have little in common despite being African, and neither has much in common with Bangladeshi Muslims. To tag all of them with the actions of some violent Brussels slum-dwellers of North African heritage is weird. Continue reading
This month’s forum takes a look at the very real fears of the Muslim community, both locally and nationally. It also examines the FBI’s massive program of intrusive information gathering in Muslim communities of the US.
CBS edited out parts of the discussion where they raised their own concerns — including critiques of U.S. militarism, surveillance, and entrapment. Continue reading
Earlier in the year, Trump endorsed the tracking of all Muslims in the United States. Someone should have told him that the FBI already uses “stasi-style tactics against Muslims.” Continue reading