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Jihadis in Suits Infiltrate Trump's National Prayer Service
by Clare Lopez
Not even a full 24 hours after the inauguration of the new Trump administration, "jihadis in suits" have already made an appearance at an inaugural event.
On the morning of Saturday 21 January, President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and their families attended the traditional prayer service at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC. Billed as an interfaith service which began with a Navajo blessing, the event featured Baha'i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Mormon, Muslim and Sikh clerics, each of whom was supposed to intone prayers asking protection and wisdom for the new Trump administration.
Unfortunately, the two Muslims – Imam Mohamed Magid and Mr. Sajid Tarar – are what might best be described as "jihadis in suits." Magid is the outgoing president of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), the largest Muslim Brotherhood front group in the U.S. Magid also remains the head of the ADAMS (All Dulles Area Muslim Society) Center in Northern Virginia. The ADAMS Center is an openly shariah-adherent facility, whose website states that it collects zakat (annual obligatory tax for Muslims and firms doing shariah-compliant business), one-eighth of which must be donated to jihad, as per Islamic Law (shariah), as stipulated in Reliance of the Traveler (see pg. 272, Section h8.17) and the Qur'an itself. (See Q 9:60)
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