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August 02, 2016 By Joe Jenkins In a June 2016 report, Confronting Fear: Islamophobia and its Impact in the U.S. 2013-2015, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) looks at the power and influence of...
August 01, 2016 By Joe Jenkins At times in history, this American experiment has been vigorously tested; our aspirational values have been thrust against the stark realities of fear and intolerance. Veteran...
July 29, 2016 By Joe Jenkins Vets for American Ideals leader Emir Hazdic wasn’t the only veteran to speak up against former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich’s recent anti-Muslim comments—...
July 29, 2016 By Joe Jenkins Anti-Muslim rhetoric has been on the rise in 2016. Politicians, media talking heads, and other public figures have called Muslims dangerous, misrepresented Islam, and proposed...
July 28, 2016 By Zahava Moerdler Rather than tightening laws and restricting freedoms in the name of fighting terror, French President Francois Hollande insists that unity is more important. France has...
July 28, 2016 By Joe Jenkins Hours after the horrific terrorist attack in Nice, France, on July 14th, former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich declared, “Western civilization is in a war. We...
July 27, 2016 Last Friday I was wrapping up a research trip to Berlin and Munich, having met with government officials, NGOs, foundations, and grassroots organizers working to combat antisemitism, xenophobia, and...

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As Germany faces important national elections this year, it is at a tipping point. The country has struggled to deal with an influx of refugees, extremism, and the rise of hate speech online. Germany is a close ally of the United States in Europe; the new Trump Administration and U.S.

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Factsheet | February 07, 2017
On January 27, 2017, President Trump issued an executive order that: 1) Bars Syrian refugees from coming to the United States indefinitely; 2) Bars nationals from seven Muslim-majority...
Report | February 06, 2017
Germany is at a tipping point as it heads into important national elections in 2017. Hate crimes, particularly those associated with xenophobia, have increased drastically—from 5,858 cases in 2014 to...
Issue Brief | June 21, 2016
Poland’s Anti-Terror Law Recommendations for U.S. officials attending Warsaw NATO Summit 2016 Background Since the right-wing Law and Justice Party took office in Poland after the...
Factsheet | April 22, 2016
Germany is facing a tipping point. Germany is Europe’s economic and political lynchpin; as such, Germany is positioned to play a leadership role in a number of crises. Between the influx of...

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