Want to Lose the War Against Islamic Extremism? Start With Trump’s Entry Ban

Demonstrators protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily banning immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries, Cincinnati, Jan. 30, 2017 (AP photo by John Minchillo).
Demonstrators protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily banning immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries, Cincinnati, Jan. 30, 2017 (AP photo by John Minchillo).
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No matter whether President Donald Trump’s executive order blocking entry to the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries is called a “temporary suspension” or, as Trump himself labeled it, a “ban,” it has caused furor both inside the United States and abroad. Even putting aside the morality of the policy, its hard-to-understand inclusion of some predominantly Muslim nations but not others, and the bizarre way it was developed and rolled out, it is having a major effect on America’s global security, much of it negative. While the entry ban might be good domestic politics for Trump, it defies the time-tested […]

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