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They cast themselves as the voice of the American-Muslim community. But a new survey casts doubt on whether any national Islamist group can stake such a claim.

For example, only 11 percent of women and 12 percent of men say the group with the highest national profile – the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) – represents their interests.

Even smaller percentages of the respondents said they felt other national Muslim interest groups, like the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) and the Muslim American Society (MAS), exemplify their beliefs.


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