05 Dec 2018 | Individuals

Factsheet: Robert Spencer

Though less well-known than his colleague, Pamela Geller, Robert Spencer heads anti-Muslim organizations and is one of the leading writers who claims Islam promotes violence. Trump administration strategist Steve Bannon considers him an expert on Islam. read the complete article

04 Dec 2018 | Individuals

Factsheet: Gen. Michael Flynn

Gen. Michael Flynn, who asserts that “fear of Muslims is rational,” spreads falsified claims about Muslims, and supports a group considered by many to be an anti-Muslim organization, serves in Donald Trump’s cabinet as National Security Advisor. read the complete article

02 May 2018 | Individuals

Factsheet: Sam Brownback

The current U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, Sam Brownback is the former Governor of Kansas who signed anti-sharia legislation into state law and withdrew Kansas from the federal refugee resettlement program for purported reasons of national security. As a Governor, Brownback also advocated religious freedom at the expense of anti-discrimination laws that protected LGBT Kansans. read the complete article

03 Apr 2018 | Law Enforcement

Factsheet: Clarion Project

The Clarion Project is an organization that advances anti-Muslim content through its web-based and video production platforms. Its films have been used in trainings with law enforcement, the U.S. military and the federal government, and one was reportedly wielded to influence the outcome of the 2008 presidential elections. The Clarion Project has close ties with American anti-Muslim figures such as Frank Gaffney and Daniel Pipes and organizations that advocate issues concerning Israel. read the complete article

03 Apr 2018 | Individuals

Factsheet: Ryan Mauro

Ryan Mauro is an analyst at the anti-Muslim organization, the Clarion Project. Mauro regularly makes anti-Muslim accusations and unfounded claims on Fox News programs and during trainings for law enforcement officials. He is a proponent of policies that criminalize Muslims and Muslim communities. read the complete article

08 Dec 2017 | Individuals

Factsheet: Frank Wuco

Frank Wuco is a senior adviser at the State Department’s Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance. He previously worked in the Department of Homeland Security, where he headed the Muslim Ban implementation task force. Before joining the Trump Administration, Wuco made a career as a radio host and by advising the U.S. military as a roleplaying, fictional “jihadist.” He has also made statements, at times sexually explicit, that advocate surveillance, violence, nuclear bombing, and discrimination against Muslims. read the complete article