Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Obama's Islamic Envoy Quoted Defending Man Charged With Aiding Terrorists

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President Obama's new envoy to the Organization of Islamic Conference, Rashad Hussain, is at the center of a controversy over remarks attributed to him defending a man who later pleaded guilty to conspiring to aid a terrorist group.

The Washington Report on Middle East Affairs quoted Hussain in 2004 as calling Sami al-Arian the victim of "politically motivated persecutions" after al-Arian, another university professor, was charged in 2003 with heading U.S. operations of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad...



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