News and Analysis (1/26/17)

With Islamophobe Brigitte Gabriel boasting of “a direct line to Donald Trump” …

… and rumors of specific plans for “a harsh crackdown on immigrants” …

… which would not only be ineffective …

… counterproductive …

… and immoral …

… and has already provoked a backlash:

The “move that could risk escalation of U.S. military involvement in Syria’s civil war”:

“The mosque, which represents about one-tenth of France’s … mosques and Muslim associations, called on other Muslim groups to do the same and “reject all attempts of stewardship,” by French authorities”:

The “veteran, … small-business owner, … [and] Muslim youth leader … is traveling around the country with a sign that says, ‘I’m A Muslim U.S. Marine Ask Anything'”:

“T[o] prevent further hate crimes and cases of discrimination … we need to change the conversation … [by] giving the mic to Muslims in medicine, television,media and other fields beyond the political realm”:

“[P]rotesters … angry with President Trump for his proposed plan to harm and demonize immigrants and Muslims, … personally have a hand in destroying the livelihood of a Muslim immigrant”:
“[I]n speaking of the beloved [Rumi] was also speaking of the unspeakable, or approaching the unspeakable, as the essence of God is love”:
The caucus attempts to build on the coalition initiated to fight the attempt to ban the Muslim call to prayer …

“Once again, the Israeli government has proved that it is more committed to land theft and colonialism than to the two-state solution and the requirements for peace and stability” — Hanan Ashrawi:

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