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American core values compatible with Islam

AFP "Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, a leading figure for the plans to build a mosque near the site of the September" by W.G. Dunlop W.g. Dunlop "Tue Aug 31, DUBAI (AFP)"
America and its core principles are compatible with Islam, the US imam behind a controversial initiative to build an Islamic centre near the site of the 9/11 attacks said Tuesday in Dubai. "The American way of thinking, the American construct, is extremely co-congruent with the Islamic world view," Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf said at the Dubai School of Government. His visit to the United Arab Emirates is the last leg of a US State Department-sponsored trip that has already taken him to Bahrain and Qatar. The aim of the visit was for Abdul Rauf to "talk about Muslim life in America" and his "work promoting inter-fai...

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America in darkness

William Rivers Pitt, Truthout, http://www.truth-out.org/mosques-muslims-and-america-darkness62409

Mosques, Muslims and America in Darkness

The author start out with faulting the former President Bush as the worst President and so on, but acknowledges his wisdom on one thing relative to Muslims. He said "We are not at war with Islam or Muslims", and thus kept lid on the hate of christians for Muslims Well, he’s gone now, and the dogs are off the leash. The proposed construction of the Cordoba House two blocks from the World Trade Center site has given the far-right the opportunity to unveil the one flag they really salute: hatred, divisiveness and fear. For wha...

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