American Profs Advance Qatari Influence Operations on ‚Islamophobia‘

„In February, the College of Islamic Studies at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) in Doha, Qatar, hosted a panel titled „Global Islamophobia: Understanding its Roots, Challenging its Impact.“

It was a fitting venue for a misinformation campaign based on the weaponized term „Islamophobia,“ coined not to advance debate but to end it. Emad El-Din Shahin, interim provost and dean of the host College, is a member of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood sentenced to death in absentia in Cairo. Its faculty include a former Texas imam who encouraged his listeners to attack Israel, and several affiliates of the International Institute of Islamic Thought, a Virginia-based think tank founded by the Muslim Brotherhood „that is the nexus of a terror-finance network named the SAAR Network,“ according to security analyst Oren Litwin.“ (…)

https://www.meforum.org/campus-watch/60711/american-profs-advance-qatari-influence-operations?utm_source=Middle+East+Forum&utm_campaign=cb5cd0dd19-CW_kalam_2020_04_18_03_36&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_086cfd423c-cb5cd0dd19-34071101&goal=0_086cfd423c-cb5cd0dd19-34071101&mc_cid=cb5cd0dd19&mc_eid=f545b2bfa1

 

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