Harvard 'Experts': Islamophobia Everywhere!
Harvard University Shield
"Islamophobia" is ubiquitous in American society according to a recent Harvard panel that lent a scholarly veneer to the ongoing campaign to silence critics of Islamism. One Panelist, Harvard-educated Duke sociologist Christopher Bail, sought to employ the methodology of social science to malign such critics--including the Middle East Forum. But as CW reporter Caleb Jephson reports at American Thinker
, Bail's efforts couldn't pass a simple fact check, while the entire panel was hostile toward law enforcement, the GOP, and anyone critical of Islamism.
Dictatorships have an interest in magnifying minor problems in liberal democracies in order to divert attention from their own oppression and brutality. One wonders if this interest played a role in facilitating a recent panel titled "Anti-Muslim Sentiment in the US: Challenges and Perspectives." The panel was sponsored by Harvard University's Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program (AISP), whose eponymous founder is an influential member of the Wahhabi Saudi regime. As every panelist was either a current or future Harvard alumnus, the event provided evidence of some disturbing trends in elite higher education today.
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Related Topics: Duke University, Harvard University, Islamophobia, Saudi/Gulf Funding | Winfield Myers
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