Monday, November 5, 2007

How to treat Islamophobia

Responding to Islamophobia: A Pro-Active Strategy

Phyllis Bennis | October 24, 2007

Editor: Erik Leaver

Foreign Policy In Focus

It is clearly no coincidence that the areas that are the ultimate targets of the so-called "war on terror," countries where Islam is preeminent as majority populations and often the basis for governance, are the same countries and regions where strategic resources--most notably oil and natural gas--are concentrated. It is also no coincidence that both the 2002 and 2006 versions of the Pentagon's "Quadriennial Review" demonized Muslims, Islamic countries and Islam, in various guises, as grave threats to U.S. security. read more ...

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