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Benjamin Baird

Benjamin Baird is director of the Middle East Forum's Islamism in Politics program.

NYC Mayor Eric Adams Panders to Pakistani Political Cult

New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ chief fundraiser was implicated last month in an alleged straw donor scheme involving the Turkish government and a...

Canceled: California Assembly Deletes Praise for Radical Islamist Groups Following MEF Campaign

Last month, the California Assembly struck entire passages from a resolution that was introduced to honor American Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month in August...

Crocodile Tears from Jailed Muslim Brotherhood Cleric Earns Sympathy from Congress

Arguing that one of the Muslim Brotherhood’s most doggedly anti-Semitic preachers has experienced a sudden change of heart following years of violent and conspiratorial rhetoric...

California Assembly Looks to Honor State’s Most Radical Islamists

On July 13, the California State Assembly introduced a resolution commemorating August as “American Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month.”  House Resolution No.52 (HR 52)...

Senate Dems Ram Through Islamist-Linked Biden Nominee After 2-year Blockade

Following two years of opposition from Republican lawmakers, the U.S. Senate has voted to confirm President Joe Biden’s pick to the second-highest post at...

CAIR Resorts to Misinformation in Fight to End Terrorist Watchlist

Islamists are fuming after one of their own, a long-serving mayor from Prospect Park, New Jersey, was unceremoniously disinvited from a May 1 White...

Maryland Legislature Funds Pro-Iran Mosque Entangled in Terror Trials

While Iranians continue to take to the streets, risking their lives in a women-led uprising to topple the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Maryland...

LA City Council Set to Pay Terror-Linked Group to Fight Deportations

On April 17, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to pay a dangerous Islamist organization to provide legal representation to immigrants facing deportation.  The...

Muslim Mayor with Links to Al Qaeda Cries ‘Islamophobia’ after White House Snubbing

A Muslim American mayor from Prospect Park, New Jersey, was recently denied access to a White House celebration marking the end of Ramadan, prompting...

Indiana Congressman Praises Muslim Brotherhood Group He Once Rejected

Back in 2015, U.S. Rep. Andre Carson’s (D-IN) was forced to drop out of a panel and renounce ties with an Islamist organization that...

Irvine Mayor Farrah Khan Courts Pakistani Terror Ambassador

City of Irvine Mayor Farrah Khan’s first two years in office were clouded by controversies involving her relationship with foreign governments. In her latest...

Biden Staffs White House with Another Islamist

President Joe Biden has appointed a new liaison who will act as the White House spokesperson to the Muslim American community. Mazen Basrawi will...

Islamic Call to Prayer Now Part of Minneapolis Soundscape

Residents of Minneapolis, Minnesota, will soon hear the Islamic call to prayer broadcasted over loudspeakers at area mosques five times a day, thanks to...

CAIR Forces Apology from Texas Legislator Who Recalls Violence of Ramadan 

On Wednesday, the Texas House of Representatives voted nearly unanimously for a resolution recognizing “the holy month of Ramadan 2023” as a period of...

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