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“Terrorism” in the Republican and Democratic Platforms: What are the Implications?

Near the end of his speech at the Democratic National Convention, former President Bill Clinton stated, “If you’re a Muslim and you love America and freedom and you hate terror, stay here and help us win and make a future together, we want you.” Peter Beinart responded quickly and emphatically in The Atlantic, arguing, “Whether Clinton meant [...]

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Presidential Candidates and Mosque Visits: A Powerful Gesture of Solidarity to American Muslims

It is critical to call out demagogues and bigots and to hold them accountable to their Islamophobic statements. It is equally critical to highlight the peacemakers and the bridge builders. The latter might sound a bit naïve in the context of this presidential election cycle, but for many American Muslim citizens and communities, public acts […]

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Islamophobia in the 2016 Elections

[This piece was originally published on April 25, 2015. The candidates statements are updated frequently, and the introduction was updated in January 2016.]

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