Trump appointees endorsed link between Islam and radicalism


By Michael Crowley and Nahal Toosi

POLITICO quotes Executive Director, Yousef Munayyer

“Especially since the start of the so-called War on Terror, Islamophobia has been normalized in an aggressive way,” said Yousef Munayyer, a Palestinian activist based in Washington. He described Islamophobes as “people who believe that Islam is the problem, that the religion is the problem, that there is no coexistence with the religion.”

“They don’t look at this as a religion of 1.5 billion people, of which a microscopic fraction are doing terrible things,” said Munayyer, executive director of the U.S. campaign for Palestinian Rights.

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