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U.S. Bans Linking Terrorism To Muslims In Agent Training

U.S. Bans Linking Terrorism To Muslims In Agent Training

FEBRUARY 15, 2012

To meet the Obama Administration’s high standards of political correctness, the U.S. government will change the way it trains agents to combat terrorism and violent extremism by eliminating all materials that shed a negative light on Muslims.

It’s a government-wide call to end Islamophobia, if you will. A few months after the White House ordered an investigation of government counterterrorism training, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has destroyed instructional material that characterizes Muslims as prone to violence or terrorism.

So far 700 pages of documents from about 300 presentations given to agents since the 2001 terrorist attacks have been purged, according to a news report published this week. The White House order came after the same publication reported in late November that the FBI, Department of Justice (DOJ) and Pentagon taught employees that mainstream Muslims embrace violence and compared the Islamic religion to the death star.

Last year Attorney General Eric Holder told Congress that anti-Muslim instructional materials hurt the country’s fight against terrorist groups like al-Qaeda. As a result of this mentality, the Joint Chiefs of Staff was asked to collect counterterrorism training materials at all military academies and academic centers such as the National Defense Intelligence College and the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center. The goal, evidently, is to banish any material that could be viewed as offensive to Muslims.

To fulfill the mission the FBI enlisted the Army Combating Terrorism Center at West Point to purge material that conflates terrorism with mainstream Islam, according to inside information cited in the news report. The cleansing also includes a White House review on any information related to “cultural awareness” training for troops that were preparing to deploy to the Middle East.

This appears to be part of a wider Muslim outreach effort on the part of the Obama Administration and the president’s allies in Congress. Last spring, for instance, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee quietly scheduled a special hearing to better protect Muslim civil rights in America. Organized by Illinois Senator Dick Durbin, the event came in “response to the spike in anti-Muslim bigotry” and marked the first ever congressional hearing on Muslim civil rights.

Other Muslim outreach efforts under Obama include; Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano meeting to discuss national security matters with a group of extremist Muslim organizations, the nation’s space agency (NASA) being ordered to focus on Muslim diplomacy and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton signing a special order to allow the reentry of two radical Islamic academics whose terrorist ties long banned them from the U.S.

The president also sent an America-bashing mosque leader (Feisal Abdul Rauf) who blames U.S. foreign policy for the 9/11 attacks on a Middle Eastern outreach mission and ordered a government-funded meal program for home-bound seniors to offer halal cuisine prepared according to Islamic law.





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  • aslamkhan19601

    I strongly believed instead repressing and Harrasing Muslim Community in US give them all the legal rights will bring very positive result and muslim community will work with agencies and every institutions closely and cooperativelly with more confidence , Of course Mulims whose live in Europe and US are the citizens of the land they lived most of them have interes and good future in the respective countries they lived, most muslims lived in broad want better relation with each others those muslims have nothing to do with any criminal or terrorism act. its our obligation to be sincere and patriot where we lives , Islam don’t taught violance or terrorism hence none of religion taught violance or terrorism because religion means mercy,love,peace,to mankind be good human being , greedness has made human being evil its has begun from the day first and unfortunatelly peoples misinterprating religion’s and on the name of religion those enemies of human being are fulfilling their desires because of those millions are effected and suffering .Islam or those muslims practice there religion are part of the every civil socities ,Muslims are prohibite to share many things base own their believd like, foods halal or kousher ,many other activites mean to respect their religion and belied , But its does not mean they don’t respect or love other
    religion or culture or not part of socity , I think its very important US and Europe should provide tech-in in class about other religion especially about Islam been labled with terrorism and hate, for the sack of peace here and in world UN ,NGO could do lots to reduce hatred amongs religion and culture
    its two way street all the agencies and Islamic centers as well to paly their role and cooperate with each others to protect Muslims rights ,
    Aslam khan

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