Hearts, Minds and Dollars: In an Unseen Front in the War on Terrorism, America is Spending Millions...To Change the Very Face of Islam

Number 22411
Subject Religion
Source U.S. News & World Report
State DC
Year 2005
Publication Date 4/25/05
Summary This investigation revealed that the Bush Administration has approved a classified strategy to influence the future of Islam, and that conflicts within the Muslim faith are now considered a matter of "national security" to the United States. In at least two dozen countries, the U.S. government is funding Muslim imams, Islamic radio and TV shows, Muslim think tanks, political workshops and other programs that promote moderate Islam ideas.
Category Computer-Assisted Reporting
Pages 16
Keywords religion;government;international affairs;terrorism;9/11;Koran;mosques;think tanks;non-profits
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