‘Misguided’ Obama counter-extremism program ‘almost exclusively’ targeted Muslims – report


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A program introduced by the Obama administration to deal with radicalization “almost exclusively” targeted Muslims, a report reveals, slamming the methodology as inefficient.

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The FBI called the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) a step aimed at “strengthen[ing] our investigative, intelligence gathering and collaborative abilities to be proactive in countering violent extremism.”

However, the latest report by the Brennan Center for Justice questions this, saying it has acquired the internal documents on the program under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

In practice, the program “focused almost exclusively on American Muslim communities,”according to the report.

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There was reportedly an inherent feeling of stigmatization related to the program, under which the US government gave grants to carry out the CVE to local communities and bodies within them, according to the paper. Those bodies more often than…

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