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Fri Feb 3, 2017, 05:34 AM

Exclusive: Trump to focus counter-extremism program solely on Islam - sources

"By Julia Edwards Ainsley, Dustin Volz and Kristina Cooke | WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO
The Trump administration wants to revamp and rename a U.S. government program designed to counter all violent ideologies so that it focuses solely on Islamist extremism, five people briefed on the matter told Reuters.

The program, "Countering Violent Extremism," or CVE, would be changed to "Countering Islamic Extremism" or "Countering Radical Islamic Extremism," the sources said, and would no longer target groups such as white supremacists who have also carried out bombings and shootings in the United States.

Such a change would reflect Trump's election campaign rhetoric and criticism of former President Barack Obama for being weak in the fight against Islamic State and for refusing to use the phrase "radical Islam" in describing it. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for attacks on civilians in several countries.....

In a meeting last Thursday attended by senior staff for DHS Secretary John Kelly, government employees were asked to defend why they chose certain community organizations as recipients of CVE program grants, said the source, who requested anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the discussions."


http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN15G5VO

Pretty obvious what this means.

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Response to orangecrush (Original post)

Fri Feb 3, 2017, 06:08 AM

1. President Bannon at work

 

Truly the man in charge - even scarier than Trump.

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Response to oberliner (Reply #1)

Fri Feb 3, 2017, 06:34 PM

2. Down down down

To goblin land we go.

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