See No Islam, Hear No Islam

New York’s document purge won’t alleviate the jihadist threat, but might increase it.

As part of a recently announced legal settlement with representatives of the Muslim community, the NYPD has agreed to purge materials critical to understanding the threat to New York City from domestic Islamic terrorism. The plaintiffs inRaza v. City of New Yorkand Handschu v. Special Services Division charged that the NYPD had targeted Muslims for surveillance solely because of their religious affiliation. Among other things, the settlement stipulates that the NYPD must remove from its website a comprehensive 2007 report authored by senior analysts Mitchell D. Silber and Arvin Bhatt.

  • FactsWillOut

    Not to worry. There are many other tall buildings there.