The American Enterprise Institute's Michael Rubin challenged the University of Delaware's Muqtedar Khan in a blog post, "Who Should Fund U.S. Muslim Groups" for criticizing the American Islamic Congress (AIC)'s American financial support.

Rubin hails the AIC's founder and director Zainab al-Suwaij as a moderate Islamic voice frequently denouncing Islamic extremism and a true champion of women's empowerment and individual freedom. A native Iraqi who grew up under brutal dictatorship, Rubin argues Suwaij wholeheartedly understands the values that contribute to America's greatness.

But Khan takes issue with the AIC's American funding.

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