This former Muslim extremist reveals that there’s more to Obama’s refusal to say these two words than we are aware of.
Maajid Nawaz, a former Muslim extremist, lambasted the Obama administration’s handling of radical Islam during an appearance on ”The Kelly File” on Monday night, calling it a “policy of obfuscation,” and pushing back against the refusal to specifically label “Islamic extremism.”
“Unfortunately, I don’t think this current administration has had this issue of Islamist extremism correct from day one,” Nawaz told host Megyn Kelly, citing numerous examples, including President Barack Obama allowing Syria to cross the so-called “red line” that he set.
“There’s a danger if we don’t name this thing ‘Islamist extremism’ and isolate it from mainstream Muslims, and then undermine it,” he said. “When we don’t name something, the vast majority of people who don’t really understand these complex conversations will assume the problem is with the religion of Islam and Muslims, themselves.”
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