Americans for Peace and Tolerance, like so many other counter-extremist and moderate Muslim groups, has focused almost exclusively on tackling the Muslim Brotherhood and the threat posed by its influence inside American civic institutions, media and the Muslim community.

But this singular focus risks overlooking equally-dangerous threats posed by preachers and operatives from other Islamist networks and ultra-conservative Islamic groups.

On Saturday, after a series of events in Connecticut, the Indian Islamist cleric, Yusuf Islahi addressed crowds at the Islamic Society of Great Worcester in Massachusetts, at an event organized by Helping Hand for Relief and Development – a prominent Islamic charity feted by U.S. government officials and media alike.

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