According to three separate studies over the past decade, 80% of the mosques in America are teaching and promoting jihad. Jihad recruitment in the mosques is not new.
Mosques should be monitored.
We know they are actively recruiting in European mosques.
“The mosques are our barracks, the domes our helmets, the minarets our bayonets and Muslims our soldiers…” The Prime Minister of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
According to a critical study of jihadic doctrine as taught and advanced in American mosques, an overwhelming number of American mosques teach, advance, promote violent jihad as dictated by Islamic teaching. (more here).
Congressional hearings into this question by Rep. Peter King (Republican of New York), chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security generated a firestorm of criticism and controversy among his colleagues, the press, and the general public. But he was right.
Though similar hearings have taken place at least fourteen times since 2001, King was labeled a latter-day Joe McCarthy and the hearings called an assault on civil liberties and a contemporary witch-hunt. Yet the larger dilemmas outlined by both the congressman and some of his witnesses remain: To what extent are American Muslims, native-born as well as naturalized, being radicalized by Islamists? And what steps can those who are sworn to the protection of American citizenry take that will uncover and disrupt the plots of those willing to take up arms against others for the sake of jihad?
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