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Hamza Yusuf, At It Again

A radical Muslim cries discrimination.

7:00 AM, Jan 24, 2005 • By STEPHEN SCHWARTZ
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We all wish that, in Hamza Yusuf's words, the three years that have passed since September 11 had allowed U.S. authorities "to sort things out." But the war on terror is still ongoing. Radical Muslims in America continue to express extreme views, terrorists abroad continue killing Americans, and the U.S. government has a continuing responsibility to respond accordingly. At least the U.S. authorities have learned how to conduct security checks that require no more than a three-hour stopover while crossing our borders. For his part, Hamza Yusuf appears to have learned nothing.

Stephen Schwartz is the author of The Two Faces of Islam.