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A piece on the recent Bronx Terror Plot in Huffington Post by Ahmed Rehab. So is this entrapment? Is Islam at fault? Or are there other pathologies and questions at stake here that are not reflected in the media reports?

Islam Not to Blame for Bronx Terror Plot

Say what you will about the recently exposed Bronx Terror Plot, but please, do not insult our intelligence (and your own) by weaving fantasy scenarios of how Islam is somehow to blame for criminalizing the terror suspects who were already career criminals long before their conversions — and who displayed only a rudimentary understanding of Islam thereafter. (more…)

An excellent expose by CAIR-Chicago Anti-Hate Center of Steven Emerson, a leading Islamophobe and his attempts to cast aspersions on American Muslims and in this case Civil Rights Director Christina Abraham.

Career Hatemonger Steven Emerson Enraged by CAIR-Chicago’s Positive Social Engagement

Notorious Islamophobe Steven Emerson is at it again.

This time the source of his wrath is Christina Abraham, CAIR-Chicago’s Civil Rights Director.

In a hit piece entitled, “Is This Who We Want Representing U.S. Interests Abroad?” published on his fluff website, “The Investigative Project on Terrorism,” Emerson shows once again why his website had better be called, “The Investigative Project on Mainstream American Muslim Organizations.”

The simple fact is that while Emerson desperately tries to run himself off as a “terrorism expert,” a cursory view of his website quickly reveals that, all too-often, the targets of his so-called investigations and reports are not terrorist groups but mainstream American Muslim organizations like CAIR, MPAC, ISNA, MAS, etc. (more…)