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Islam In America

“Islamist groups in the Arab world are diverse in their political agendas, goals, and activities and thus defy simple categorization. But several trends and common denominators have emerged in the early twenty-first century,” writes Annika Folkeson for the Wilson Center.

Read more about the trends and common denominators here: “The Islamists Are Coming”.

“Egypt’s streets have long been a perilous place for women, who are frequently heckled, grabbed, threatened and violated while the police look the other way. Now, during the country’s tumultuous transition from authoritarian rule, more and more groups are emerging to make protecting women — and shaming the do-nothing police — a cause.”

Read it all here.

“Locked in the toughest fight of her congressional career, Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann defended her witch hunt against alleged Muslim Brotherhood infiltrators in the federal government last night during the final debate against her Democratic challenger, Jim Graves.”

Read it all here.

And, don’t forget to vote tomorrow!

“The family of a Detroit mosque leader has filed a lawsuit against FBI agents, saying his rights were violated when he was gunned down during a raid.

“Luqman Abdullah was killed when agents tried to arrest him at a Dearborn [Michigan] warehouse in 2009. He and his allies were accused of dealing stolen goods in an FBI sting operation.”

Read the rest here.

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