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Rep. Peter King Announces Third Islamic Radicalization Hearing Will Happen Next Week

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.18.2011 | Religion

Peter King, the controversial Republican congressman from New York who chairs the House Committee on Homeland Security, announced Tuesday that he will...

Peter King Holding Second In Sequence Of Hearings On Islamic Radicalization

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A congressional inquiry into the threat of Islamic radicalization in U.S. prisons quickly devolved Wednesday into a debate about po...

Elise Foley

Keith Ellison Tears Up At Hearing On Muslim-American 'Radicalization' (VIDEO) | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), the first Muslim-American elected to Congress, broke into tears Thursday during a hearing investigating po...

Ranking Panel Democrat Suggests Muslim Hearings May Inspire Terror

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee says Thursday's hearing on Islamic radicalism could be used by terrorists...

Terror Hearing In Congress Begins Amid Heightened Security

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Extra security will accompany a New York congressman as he chairs a hearing focused on the U.S. Muslim community and its willingness to ...

Lucia Graves

Muslim Americans Denounce Peter King's 'Demonization' Of Islamic Community | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of the Muslim community on Wednesday denounced hearings scheduled by Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y) on the radicalization of American M...

Peter King: Hearings On Muslims In America Will Be Fair

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Family members of two young men who were inspired to terrorism, with deadly consequences, plan to tell Congress that the men were v...

GOP Rep Defends Past IRA Support, Islamic Radicalism Hearings

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The wreckage of the World Trade Center still smoldered after the 2001 terrorist attacks when a voice rose above the pain and suspic...

White House Praises Muslims Ahead Of House Hearing

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN and LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.26.2011 | Politics

STERLING, Va. — Muslim Americans are not part of the terrorism problem facing the U.S. – they are part of the solution, a top White House ...

Congress To Hold Hearings On Muslim Threat

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says affiliates of al-Qaida are radicalizing some American Muslims and that he plan...

Abolishing The Zero: A Modest Proposal For Rep. Peter King

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

Most terrifying is the fact that radicalization is not even about a particular ideology anymore. It's about the most devastating terrorist invention of them all: the Arab Numeral zero.

Muslim 'Radicalization' Hearings Are Wrong And Misguided

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

An effort is currently underway to hold a public hearing in Congress on the "radicalization" of Muslim Americans. This is both troubling and dumbfounding.