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Faiza Patel

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Muslims Push Back Against NYPD Surveillance

(1) Comments | Posted June 24, 2013 | 12:58 PM

Preventing terrorist attacks in New York City is an enormous responsibility. And many New Yorkers owe a debt of gratitude to the New York Police Department for keeping us safe. But in its effort to fight terrorism, the NYPD has also gone too far. A complaint filed...

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The NYPD: Making the FBI Look Good

(3) Comments | Posted December 1, 2011 | 11:22 AM

This post was co-authored by Andrew Sullivan, pro bono counsel for the Brennan Center's Liberty and National Security Program.

The announcement of the NYPD's recent arrest of Jose Pimentel, accused of building pipe bombs to embark on a bombing campaign around New York City, seemed high on drama, coming...

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Will Muslims Hear the Change in Tone in Obama's Counter-Terrorism Policy?

(5) Comments | Posted April 3, 2009 | 3:50 PM

One of the most intriguing aspects of the Obama administration's still-evolving counter-terrorism policy is the move away from the term "war on terror." This change of terminology is too significant to be accidental, and almost certainly reflects a concerted effort to locate terrorism in its proper place within the panoply...

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