Gorka’s Plan to Defeat Terrorism: Buy Guns, Read Islamophobes

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by Eli Clifton Newly appointed Deputy Assistant to the President Sebastian Gorka has a track record of advising the military and national security elite, including, according to his biographies, the U.S. Special Operations community, the National Intelligence Council, the FBI,… Continue Reading  

Trump Appointee Crowley Espoused Anti-Muslim Conspiracy Theories

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by Eli Clifton President-elect Donald Trump’s decision to name Monica Crowley to lead communications for the National Security Council (NSC) has resulted in a plagiarism scandal for the Fox News personality and Washington Times columnist. A CNN review of her… Continue Reading  

The Jewish Communal Fund Invests in Islamophobia

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by Eli Clifton Donald Trump’s proposal to ban Muslim immigration to the U.S. brought an outcry from across the political spectrum. The idea that the leading candidate for the Republican presidential nomination could propose a policy of outright discrimination based… Continue Reading  

Recycling the “Friends of Hamas” Canard Against Chuck Hagel

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by Marsha B. Cohen Taking advantage of the delay in the vote on Chuck Hagel’s nomination to the Senate, the spinmeisters of the anti-Hagel propaganda machine have a new charge to hurl at the former Nebraska Senator. Ben Shapiro of… Continue Reading  

Meet An Islamophobia Network Funder: The Varet And Rosenwald Family

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress The Varet and Rosenwald family’s philanthropy — led by Elizabeth Varet, a director at American Securities Management and a granddaughter of Sears Roebuck founder Julius Rosenwald, David Steinmann and Nina Rosenwald — are identified… Continue Reading