Muslims need to launch an internal "12-step program" to halt the growth of radical Islamic extremism, Dr. Zuhdi Jasser, a retired U.S. Navy lieutenant commander and president of the American Islamic Forum of Democracy (AIFD), told Newsmax TV.

Jasser – reacting to the deadly London attack in which a man plowed an SUV into pedestrians and stabbed a police officer to death at Britain's Parliament, which the Islamic State claims credit for – told host Bill Tucker on Thursday's "America Talks Live":

"This is going to be a long war, it's generational, but I have to tell you we haven't even started it. To hear [British Prime Minister] Theresa May say that [the suspect] had history of violent extremism. It wasn't just his violence, it was his Islamism, his theocratic mindset.

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