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Homegrown Muslim Terrorism Plots Decreased Again In 2011
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WASHINGTON — A new study of homegrown terrorism involving Muslim Americans suggests that the alarm bells set off by Republicans in Congress over sleeper cells of Islamic extremists may be much too loud.




As 9/11 Anniversary Approaches, ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Developer Hopes No Return Of Media Circus
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As political firestorms go, few have consumed more oxygen than last summer’s “ground zero mosque” controversy in lower Manhattan.




Sweden Democrats leader says terrorism is ‘a form of Islamic tactic’ and calls for fight against ‘Islamism as a political ideology’
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Sweden’s far-right leader on Wednesday called for a fight against Islamic extremism at a parliamentary debate in connection with the December suicide attack in Stockholm.




Azeem Ibrahim: The Biggest Lies About Islam
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As before, he said that the key to achieving better relations was finding common ground and forging new links which enabled more people from Muslim countries and non-Muslim countries to get to know each other.




Right-wing group launches media blitz to win yes vote in Oklahoma anti-Sharia ballot
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A group says the constitutional amendment will prevent the takeover of Oklahoma by Islamic extremists who want to undo America from the inside out.




Roya R. Rad, MA, PsyD: The Psychology of Religion: Why Are Some of Us Attracted to It?
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The psychology of religion is a much needed area of research and study. Why? And if we need it, why do some feel anxiously attached to it while others completely detach and avoid it?




Islamophobia reaches O.C.
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Hijaz would not have given the incident a second thought, but after exiting the freeway the two cars came to a stop at an intersection, where the man verbally criticized Hijaz’s driving. When Hijaz defended herself, he called her a racial epithet and rolled up his window.




Muslim Prayer Room Was Part of Life at Twin Towers
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Muslim workers worshiped peacefully and without controversy for years in a room on the 17th floor of the south tower. Sometime in 1999, a construction electrician received a new work assignment from his union. The man, Sinclair Hejazi Abdus-Salaam, was told to report to 2 World Trade Center, the southern of the twin towers.




Janine Balekdjian: Back in the U.S.S.R.? McCarthyism, Round 2
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At the time, however, the frenzy of loyalty checks, denunciations of others for their political beliefs, and hysterical warnings of the imminent demise of American democracy at the hands of these ruthless traitors was anything but funny.