Recent U.S. Department of Justice press releases on terrorism-related indictments could have listed CAIR as a coauthor. The defensiveness, lecturing tones, and prostration before Islamist talking points reflect a government ever more obsessed with mollifying Muslims.
Consider a May 14 release announcing the indictment of six people in Florida and Pakistan for allegedly providing financial and other assistance to the Pakistani Taliban. After identifying two Floridians as imams, the text oddly notes that the “defendants are charged based on their provision of material support to terrorism, not on their religious beliefs or teachings.” Who besides Islamists and those who swallow their victimhood narrative would assume otherwise?
Daniel Pipes on the emptying of Yemen….