(CAIR) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations – touts itself as a non-profit defending the rights of Muslims, however it has publically proclaimed its radical and terrorist islamic connections.
- Participates in anti-Israel and peace rallies
- [CAIR] was formed not by Muslim religious leaders throughout the country, but as an offshoot of the Islamic Association of Palestine (IAP). The IAP has close ties to Hamas and has trumpeted its support for terrorist activities. Former chief of the FBI’s counter terrorism section, Oliver Revell, called the IAP “a front organization for Hamas that engages in propaganda for Islamic militants.
- When President Bush closed the Holy Land Foundation in December 2001 for collecting money that intelligence found was “used to support the Hamas terror organization,” CAIR decried his action as “unjust” and “disturbing.
- According to a federal court ruling released in late 2010, a Federal judge confirms CAIR is Hamas