EXCERPT: the algemeiner One Muslim with a different view is Zuhdi Jasser, president of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy (AIFD). Rather than following the USCMO’s pledge of inclusion, Jasser routinely is attacked for wanting to keep religion a personal matter, not a political one. The USCMO “should be looked at as a circling of the wagons of the inner core of American Islamist organizations,” Jasser said Wednesday in an email to the IPT. “If they were going to start an American Islamist political party those would be the founders. Instead they deceive Americans as an innocent ‘Muslim coalition.’” Read More..
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EXCERPT: LIBERTYNEWS online “Critical national security issues…have been effectively banned from CPAC” due to the influence of Norquist and Khan, Weiss noted at NSAC, hence the CPAC “Uninvited” description of NSAC. Khan “speaks volumes” with his silence on Jasser and other Muslims in their struggle against Islamism, Jasser declared to NSAC per video. With Khan and Norquist, “their silence becomes an enablement” of MB, “no different than the Germans who were silent during the Nazi era,” Jasser stated at CPAC while decrying Khan’s past denial of MB in America as “absurd.” Khan’s “enablers like Grover Norquist” merited challenge in the … Continued
Source: Venn Institute By M Zuhdi Jasser The question of religious freedom for all as it relates to the religion of Islam is one of the most challenging yet important ones of this century. It is understandable that many judge faiths – not just Islam – based on the actions of their leaders and most vocal members. The same stands true for Islam. Sadly, it is undeniable that when it comes to the First Freedom, the fruit of religious liberty, it is undeniable that the overwhelming majority of the current Muslim leadership across the world have demonstrated little respect for … Continued
Billboard With Soldier and Muslim Called Offensive. (George Lin, KFYI) Doctor Zuhdi Jasser, with the American Islamic Forum in Phoenix, is a physician, Muslim, and former Navy officer. He says the nasal spray company billboard displayed in 20 cities across the country offends him on all three levels. The ad is drawing criticism because it shows a military officer embracing a Muslim woman…fully covered by a berka. Jasser compares the billboard’s quality to Miley Cyrus and good music. He says consumers should boycott this company’s products for utilizing such an offensive ad. The nasal spray business says the ad is … Continued
Read the entire article at The Christian Post “These guys are basically exploiting an annual commemoration of an attack in which America lost over 3,000 lives to radical Islam,” Dr. Zuhdi Jasser, author of A Battle for the Soul of Islam: An American Muslim Patriot’s Fight to Save His Faith and president of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy(AIFD), told The Christian Post in a Tuesday interview. “It’s part of this lobby of Islamist groups in America that believe America is to blame rather than taking ownership.”
Read the entire article on the World Evangelical Alliance site Turkmenistan has been one of the most repressive countries in the world for over two decades, as key international actors continue to sideline the issue of religious and other freedoms due to their thirst for cheap energy. This Muslim-majority Central Asian nation possesses the world’s fourth largest reserves of natural gas resources Like some other countries in this region, Turkmenistan is “reminiscent of the old Soviet Union” as it commits serious human rights violations, “particularly through enacting and enforcing laws against freedom of religion or belief,” Katrina Lantos Swett and … Continued
Read the entire article at YourWestValley.com “We’re anxious to have the cavalry come with missiles and arms and training and protection for the border, but also we want it done right,” said Zuhdi Jasser, a local physician and president of the American Islam Forum for Democracy. Jasser says when you think it can’t get any worse– it does. “There’s only one of two ways it’s going to end. Either Bashar’s generals and officers will be dead, or the Syrian people will be dead,” Jasser said.