Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Survey Offers Stark Perspectives on Muslim-American Identity, Loyalty

by Kelley Beaucar Vlahos from Fox News

"There is a serious tension between the success of assimilation and the success of radical ideology," said Stephen Schwartz, a Muslim convert and author of Two Faces of Islam: The House of Sa'ud from Tradition to Terror. Schwartz said he believes the spread of radical Wahhabi Islam by Saudi Arabian migrants over the last two decades has created a hotbed of extremist activity, particularly after the Sept. 11 attacks. "The problem we have as Americans is that our openness and our freedom gave the radical ideologists the green light," Schwartz said

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