July 31, 2017
Challenging radical Islam in the United States was center stage when Clarion Project’s Raheel Raza testified before the House Subcommittee on National Security.
Raza made four key recommendations for consideration by lawmakers:
- Shift government focus and efforts to tackle the ideology that drives extremism. Not just Countering Violent Extremism, but also countering non-violent extremism. The ideology. More on this in a moment.
- Designate the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization. They spread this extreme ideology.
- Take steps to prevent funding of US educational institutions and mosques by foreign extremists.
- Stop listening to extremists, start listening to moderates such as the Muslim Reform Movement.