The de­mand that no crit­i­cism of Is­lam be per­mit­ted is the pre-em­i­nent fea­ture of the Mus­lim Brother­hood’s ef­forts.

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“crim­i­nal­ize” Is­lam­o­pho­bia, the OIC is seek­ing “de­ter­rent pun­ish­ments.” It in­sists that not only free­dom of ex­pres­sion but all hu­man rights be cir­cum­scribed by the OIC’s 1990 Cairo Dec­la­ra­tion on Hu­man Rights in Is­lam, which con­cludes with the caveat that, “All the rights and free­doms stip­u­lated in this Dec­la­ra­tion are sub­ject to the Is­lamic Shariah.” Trans­la­tion: Lib­er­ties en­shrined in the United Na­tions’ foun­da­tional Uni­ver­sal Dec­la­ra­tion of Hu­man Rights are largely ren­dered null and void.

The de­mand that no crit­i­cism of Is­lam be per­mit­ted is the pre­em­i­nent fea­ture of the Mus­lim tary of State Madeleine Al­bright re­cently ef­fu­sively pre­sented to the Se­nate For­eign Re­la­tions Com­mit­tee the Project’s book ti­tled “Chang­ing Course: A New Di­rec­tion for U.S. Re­la­tions with the Mus­lim World.” For­mer Min­nesota Rep. Vin We­ber did the same at Grover Norquist’s weekly meet­ing of con­ser­va­tive ac­tivists last week.

Un­der­writ­ten largely by Ge­orge Soros’ and other left-wing foun­da­tions, “Chang­ing Course” seems to re­flect pre­dom­i­nantly the rec­om­men­da­tions of groups the gov­ern­ment has es­tab­lished are Mus­lim Brother­hood fronts, such as the Is­lamic So­ci­ety of am­mu­ni­tion to ex­trem­ists by link­ing the term ‘Is­lam’ or key tenets of the re­li­gion of Is­lam with the ac­tions of ex­trem­ist or ter­ror­ist groups.”

Launch­ing “an ed­u­ca­tion pro­gram com­pa­ra­ble in scale” to “the more than $7 bil­lion” in­vested in the “post-Sput­nik U.S. com­mit­ment to math and sci­ence ed­u­ca­tion” to “ed­u­ca­tion on Is­lam and Mus­lims, sus­tained over a decade or more, fo­cused on teacher train­ing and cur­ricu­lum in mid­dle and high schools, and colleges.”

Em­bold­ened by the prom­ise of this in­flu­ence op­er­a­tion and the ap­par­ent will­ing­ness of the

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