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Antiwar Radio: Maya Berry

This interview is excerpted from the KPFK 90.7 FM Los Angeles broadcast of February 25th. The original is available here.

Maya Berry of the Arab American Institute discusses the March 2nd briefing for congressional staffers, “Islamophobia: A Challenge to American Pluralism,” designed as a counterpoint to Rep. Peter King’s hearings on Muslim “radicalization;” the very lucrative business – the new “Red Scare” – of whipping up fear of Muslims; and the knee-jerk response of many Americans to scary sounding Arabic words they don’t know the meaning of.