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Matt Sledge

NYPD's Cooperation With CIA Lacks Effective Oversight, Civil Liberties Groups Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.31.2011 | New York

Last week the Associated Press came out with an explosive -- or "underwhelming," depending on your point of view -- article about the NYPD's collabora...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Rep Peter King: HIgh-Ranking Feds Squashed Muslim Group Terror Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Homeland Security Committee chairman is demanding to know why the Justice Department squashed a prosecution of Islamic advocac...

Muslim Cops Put Faith, Lives On The Line

Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) When Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy Baca asked Sgt. Muawiya "Mike" Abdeen to set up a liaison unit to ...

Muslims And ACLU Sue FBI Over Mosque Surveillance

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) Is sending a secret informant into a mosque in search of terrorists proactive policing, or a violation o...

Is Proxy Detention the Obama Administration's Extraordinary Rendition-Lite?

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

While the U.S. may legitimately ask questions of passengers flying to or from Yemen, is it outsourcing those interrogations to countries known to engage in torture?

Shilling for the Israeli Occupation: The ADL's New Mission Statement?

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ahmed Rehab

An organization that describes itself as "the nation's premier civil rights/human relations agency" is spending its resources decrying American organizations that are not blindly supportive of a foreign government it likes to align itself with.

Swiftboating Sestak on Israel

Joel Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joel Rubin

A new right-wing attack group is threatening to swiftboat Sestak as "weak" on Israel because he supports active American diplomacy to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Will Smith's Last Pharaoh vs. Egypt's History by Hollywood

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aladdin Elaasar

Will Smith's upcoming movie sheds light on long forgotten Egyptian history. If you want to know the true story of the Last Pharaoh of Egypt, you'd better pay attention to what's going on in Egypt today and in the near future.

A Revolution in the Making?

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aladdin Elaasar

A sense of frustration, hopelessness and repression seems to be haunting Egyptian youth and the older people as well, struggling to make ends meet. The result has impacted Egyptian society.

Is Egypt's Economy in Crisis?

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aladdin Elaasar

Egypt is undergoing a severe liquidity crisis caused by the loss of hard currency from few sources: tourism was a key source of foreign exchange and the main engine of growth.

Thirty Years after Khomeini: Will Egypt Turn into another Iran?

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aladdin Elaasar

The 83-year-old President Mubarak of Egypt has been in power since 1981. Concerns about his health draw much greater attention to the question of who will next rule the nation of Egypt.

Risky Business in the Arab World

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Aladdin Elaasar

Why is it hard for Arab and Muslim writers, professors, intellectuals and average persons to speak out against suicide bombers, Jihadists, anti-Semitism and anti-Americanism in their countries?

A Tale of Two Terrors: Times Square vs. Jacksonville

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ahmed Rehab

The total lack of attention and concern in response to a recent attack on a mosque in Jacksonville, Florida reveals a troubling double standard in how we address terrorism in this nation.

Airport Body Scanner Fatwa: TSA Scans Violate Modesty, Muslim Groups Say

Detroit Free Press | By Niraj Warikoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Saying that body scanners violate Islamic law, Muslim-American groups are supporting a "fatwa" -- a religious ruling -- that forbids Muslims from goin...

Dear Capitol Hill: We Confess, Muslims Want to Serve America

Salam Al Marayati | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Salam Al Marayati

What's next? Muslims trying to infiltrate the Congress by scheduling lobby days, or by simply meeting with their members of Congress?

As Threats Increase, Sometimes It Is The Informants That Go Wild

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Levin, J.D.

While the conduct of a couple of loose-cannon informants can be a headache for the FBI and the butt of jokes, behind the scenes authorities are increasingly concerned about evolving threats from across the ideological spectrum.

Anti-Muslim Challenger Vies For Minnesota Congressional Seat

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lynne Torgerson, an independent challenger to Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), the first Muslim elected to Congress, has strong feelings about Islam, and they...

Who's On First?: Haters, Conspiracists and the Conspiracists Who Hate Them

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Levin, J.D.

With unemployment in the United States at a 26 year high of 9.8% and the UK not far behind, a sector of the economy in both nations is booming -- extremism.

Jason Linkins

CAIR's Assistance In Terror Arrests Being Underplayed

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This week, five Pakistani men from Northen Virginia were arrested by authorities in Pakistan, where they are being questioned on suspicion of having l...

Islam Not to Blame for Bronx Terror Plot

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ahmed Rehab

The suspects are troubled oddballs operating well outside the mainstream of the American Muslim community or even real terrorist threats like Al-Qaeda.

Eric Holder Must End FBI's Abuses Against American Muslims

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Parvez Ahmed

The planting of spies in mosques is just the latest in the FBI's long list of actions that have angered both civil libertarians and members of the American Muslim community.

Southern California Muslims Battle Islamophobia in a Post 9/11 World

Brooke-Sidney Gavins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brooke-Sidney Gavins

Terrorism. Terrorists. Since the planes flew into the World Trade towers on September 11, 2001, these words have become almost synonymous with Islam and being a Muslim.

Battle For The West: Local Republican Leader Calls Obama The "Muslim Socialist"

Ryan Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ryan Rivera

What is it with local GOP officials in New Mexico? Last month, Bernalillo County Republican Party chairman Fernando C De Baca was forced to resign aft...