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Demonizing Islam, Alienating Muslims, Harming the US

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Insulting our Muslim allies will only give Osama bin Laden a huge propaganda victory. Making the struggle against terrorism appear to be a war against Islam exactly as he claims would be a strategic disaster.

Mark Halperin of Time Magazine, wrote an article suggesting that even though this is clearly a potent wedge issue that could be effective for Republicans, they should not use it. Why? He explains, "a national political fight conducted on the terms we have seen in the past few days will lead to a chain reaction at home and abroad that will have one winner -- the very extreme and violent jihadists we all can claim as our true enemy."

In our national interest, out of security considerations and, more important, because it is the right thing to do, we must support rather than oppose the efforts of the promoters of the Cordoba Initiative to build their Center near Ground Zero.

The Center will establish this community as the place where the moderate Muslim voice condemns terrorism and works for new, peaceful, and harmonious relationships with all New Yorkers

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