Religious Leaders on Islam in America

The Keizerstraat mosque at dusk - Flickr user nicholaslaughlin

The Keizerstraat mosque at dusk

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Religious Leaders on Islam in America

Religious leaders on American attitudes toward Islam.

Organizers of a planned Islamic center near Ground Zero say they want to repair the breach caused by the nine-eleven terrorist attacks. Opponents consider the location insensitive. Leaders of different religions discuss attitudes toward Islam in America.

Guests

Akbar Ahmed

chair of Islamic studies at American University, the first Distinguished Chair of Middle East and Islamic Studies at the U.S. Naval Academy, and former Pakistani high commissioner to the U.K. His latest book is "Journey into America."

Rabbi Bruce Lustig

Senior Rabbi of the Washington Hebrew Congregation

The Rt. Rev. John Chane

Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington

Dan Senor

Former Bush Administration foreign policy advisor, based in Iraq (2003, 2004)
Currently founding partner of Rosemont Capital, a global private equity firm; and Fox News Middle East Analyst

Barry Lynn

executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State and author of "Piety & Politics" (Harmony Books)

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