The politics of fear in America has created a dangerous blind spot in our national security. That was on vivid display today Peter King's hearings on the "extent of radicalization in the American Muslim community."
With the bigoted King hearings, many courageous Americans have begun to push back against efforts to target the entire American Muslim community. They include Christian clergy, law enforcement officials and civil rights leaders.
The unit consists of seven members, not all Muslim, doing everything from internal education within the LAPD about Islam and Muslim culture to community education on issues like domestic violence and hate crimes.