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Hamstringing the Fight Against Islamic Jihad
The Obama administration, bowing to the wishes of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and other Muslim Brotherhood affiliated groups in the United States, has handcuffed our intelligence and law enforcement agencies from doing their job to protect the American people.
Barack Obama promised the Muslim world in his June 2009 speech in Cairo that he would use his presidency to "to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear." True to his word, his administration conducted what amounted to a censorship campaign within the government of anything deemed critical of Islam. For example, an anti-terrorism conference scheduled for August 10-12, 2011 hosted by the CIA's Threat Management Unit was cancelled after Islamic groups protested the content of several presentations and the speakers.
Beginning in the fall of 2011, the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties undertook a campaign to purge any critical references to Islamic ideology and beliefs from intelligence and law enforcement training materials.
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