News and Analysis 9/6/21

The far right and white supremacists were responsible for 73% of fatalities due to extremists in 2009-2018 and 57 of the 59 deaths due to extremists in 2019-2020, yet most of the billions of dollars on counterterrorism funding since 9/11 has been spent chasing after Muslims:

Notwithstanding the many Americans who “”wallow in bigotry against Muslims,” signs that the majority do not blame Islam for Muslim bad apples range from “from an American Muslim woman winning the Miss USA pageant .. to the lengthening roster of Muslims elected to public office“:

One of the “more than 80 … journalists, writers and influencer” victimized “on a mock app called Sulli Deals, a derogatory term for Muslim women typically used by right-wing Hindu men” says Indian men are threatened by assertive women and “vocal, outspoken Muslim women are the biggest level of threat in their eyes”:

Israel tries to leverage America’s default on the nuclear deal to provoke a war with Iran:

Partial restoration of Internet services on Friday did not include mobile services and “restrictions on mobile data connectivity will continue in Srinagar and Budgam”:

“Police in Indian-administered Kashmir have opened a case against the family members of late resistance leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani under a harsh anti-terror law for allegedly raising anti-India slogans and wrapping his body in the Pakistani flag, officials say”:

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