FBI Teaching Counter-Terror Agents Anti-Muslim Fear

The FBI is teaching its counterterrorism agents that “main stream” [sic] American Muslims are likely to be terrorist sympathizers; that the Prophet Mohammed was a “cult leader”; and that the Islamic practice of giving charity is no more than a “funding mechanism for combat.” There is widespread anti-Muslim bigotry being taught as fact to agents in training, which seems to be fostering an operational environment where Muslims are targeted for investigation simply for being Muslim.

Read the whole story from Spencer Ackerman at the Danger Room.

Author: John Glaser

John Glaser writes for Antiwar.com.