The Anti-Defamation League's (ADL) hiring of one of the most prominent Arab Americans in the Obama administration, George Selim, has raised questions about Selim's meetings with officials of an extremist U.S. Muslim group.

As senior vice president of programs, Selim will head the ADL's education, law enforcement and community security programs, and oversee its Center on Extremism. In the Obama administration, Selim served as director of the Department of Homeland Security's Office for Community Partnership, where his work included cultivating relations with Muslim-American organizations.

Asked by The Daily Caller in 2012 whether he was willing to meet with officials of the extremist Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Selim replied that "hundreds" of meetings had been held between CAIR officials and representatives of various U.S. government agencies, apparently including his Office for Community Partnership.

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