American Islamists and Their Baptist Allies

American Islamists and Their Baptist Allies

July 1, 2013

By Ryan Mauro

One of the American Brotherhood’s tactics is to leverage its interfaith relationships as a tool to paint its critics as anti-Muslim bigots.

The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), a U.S. Muslim Brotherhood entity, is hard at work developing interfaith political alliances. Of these partnerships, Baptist leaders have proven to be among the tightest.

In its latest newsletter, ISNA promotes an article by Rev. Brent Walker, Executive Director of the Baptist Joint Committee on Religious Liberty. Walker boasts of how his organization stood with ISNA against “misguided congressional investigations of terrorism focused only on Islam.”

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