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By J.M. Phelps, OneNewsNow, February 6, 2020
A nefarious organization with ties to America and South Asia is using a proxy to conduct its activities on U.S. soil, and the government continues to legitimize it through funding. That concerns Sam Westrop.
OneNewsNow spoke with the director of Islamist Watch, a project of the Middle East Forum. The London-born expert, Sam Westrop, expressed his concern about the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), which he describes as “a leading community organization in the United States for American Muslims.”
On the one hand, Westrop explains that ICNA provides a number of services, including “running mosques, welfare services, international aid charities, women’s shelters, and youth groups all around the country.” He adds: “ICNA seeks to be a complete service for the Muslim community.”
On the other hand, Westrop is quick to point out that ICNA is “a proxy for a South Asian Islamist movement called Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI),” adding that “its provision of all these cultural, welfare, and religious services for American Muslims is part of the large-scale effort to impose JeI’s ideology on America’s Islam.” JeI is a Deobandi-linked organization. ….