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Mustafa Akyol: The Forgotten Liberalism Within Islam
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Today, in most minds, the words “liberalism” and “Islam” can come together only to form an oxymoron. However, this was not the case a century ago. The Islamic world was still much less open and democratic then the West, but most intellectuals and statesmen of that world were self-declared liberals.

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Another protest of ‘radical Islam’ planned Saturday in Dearborn
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The Order of the Dragon, a pro-Israeli group, is planning the 3 p.m. demonstration to call attention to the “implementation of Sharia” or Islamic law in some court rulings, said Frank Fiorello, the head of the group’s Michigan chapter.




Florida pastor cuts Michigan protest short
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(Reuters) – A controversial Florida pastor banned last week from protesting at a Detroit-area mosque on Friday cut short a demonstration at a city hall largely drowned out by counter-protesters.




Brigitte Gabriel warns Texans of Islamic takeover
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“Al-Qaeda is run under American management,” Gabriel said. She noted cases such as American born-cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who allegedly inspired Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hassan and that Al-Qaeda’s current chief operations officer grew up in Florida. Citing these and other examples, she then touched on events imbedded with controversy.




Bus driver charged in attack on Madera Planned Parenthood
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MADERA — A Chowchilla school bus driver has been charged with firebombing a Planned Parenthood office here last September, and authorities said Thursday he also is responsible for vandalism and menacing signs left at the city’s Islamic center.




Protest outside NY Rep King’s office
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Associated Press

MASSAPEQUA PARK, N.Y. — Opponents and supporters chanted outside the district office of Long Island Congressman Peter King, who plans hearings on radical Islam.




NPR: New Terrorism Adviser Takes A ‘Broad Tent’ Approach
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In some cases, the suspects were young Muslims traveling overseas to train for violent jihad. In others, they’re accused of actually trying to launch attacks. Attorney General Eric Holder said homegrown terrorism is one of those things that keeps U.S. officials awake at night.




Peter King: ’80 Percent Of Mosques In This Country Are Controlled By Radical Imams’
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During an interview with the “Laura Ingraham Show,” caught here by ThinkProgress, King described his belief about the extreme extent of radical leadership in the nation’s Islamic places of worship.




Does anyone profit from spreading anti-Muslim fear? Some do
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That’s how many dollars Emerson’s for-profit company – Washington-based SAE Productions – collected in 2008 for researching alleged ties between American Muslims and overseas terrorism.




Shabana Syed: Why the ‘rise in crimes against Muslims’ becoming a dangerous fact?
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In America the terrorist threat posed by radical Islam has been exaggerated, according to a study by researchers at Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.