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Author Iftikhar, Arsalan, author.

Title Scapegoats : how Islamophobia helps our enemies and threatens our freedoms / Arsalan Iftikhar, foreword by Reza Alsan.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Hot Books ; [2016]


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 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  305.697 IFTIKHAR    Check Shelf
Description xxiv, 136 pages ; 20 cm
Summary When a murderous psychopath goes on a killing spree, law enforcement officials and the media never make his religion the central issue--unless he happens to be a Muslim. Then it sets off another frenzied wave of commentary about the inherent evils that lurk within the Muslim faith. From Fox News talking heads, who regularly smear Muslim leaders as secret terrorists, to Bill Maher, who has made Islam a routine target, it has become widely acceptable to libel a religion with a following of over 1.5 billion people--nearly one-quarter of the world's population. Now popular commentator Arsalan Iftikhar--better known as "The Muslim Guy"--offers a spirited defense of his faith that is certain to win him wide acclaim--and yes, another round of overheated scolding from the usual media quarters. Iftikahr's spirited defense of his faith is certain to hit a chord during the 2016 campaign season, as politicians and pundits vie to be the toughest on the block when it comes to escalating the hostilities in the Middle East, often demonizing Islam in the process. With his witty and levelheaded demeanor, the author will cut through all the sound and fury as a voice of sanity and reason.
Contents When life gives you a (Don) Lemon -- The media crusade against Islam -- The Sharia bogeyman -- White terror -- When Islamophobia wears a badge -- What would Muhammad do? -- We are all scapegoats.
Subject Islamophobia -- United States.
Muslims -- United States -- Public opinion.
Islam -- United States -- Public opinion.
Muslims -- Press coverage -- United States.
Islam in mass media.
Added Author Alsan, Reza, writer of foreword.
Added Title How Islamophobia helps our enemies and threatens our freedoms
ISBN 9781510705753
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