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Grover Norquist, perhaps the best-known conservative anti-tax campaigner, was a headliner at an Islamic leadership conference along with the director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations' Michigan branch and the co-author of a report that slanders critics of radical Islam, including Robert Spencer, Daniel Pipes and Steven Emerson.

Norquist, famous for his no-tax-increase pledge, was featured along with CAIR-Michigan Executive Director Dawud Walid and Wajahat Ali, co-author of "Fear, Inc.: The Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America," at the National Leadership Conference in Detroit Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, sponsored by the Arab American Institute.

Ali's book claims to expose "the Islam-bashing network in America," targeting Frank Gaffney and David Yerushalmi of the Center for Security Policy, along with Spencer, director of Jihad Watch; Pipes, director of the Middle East Forum; and Emerson, director of the Investigative Project on Terrorism.


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