In the wake of growing ISIS-backed attacks like those in Paris, national security talks are at the top of the political agenda. Donald Trump says he would even propose a total ban on Muslim immigrants into the United States. According to FBI statistics, hate crimes in America dropped in 2014, except in the category of anti-Muslim crimes, which increased about 14 percent. This hour, we're talking about the manifestation of Islamophobia and America's climate of anti-Muslim discrimination.
- Nathan Lean, Director of Research of Georgetown University’s Bridge Initiative, and author of The Islamophobia Industry
- Alam Payind, Director of Middle East Studies Center at Ohio State University
- Mark Potok, Senior Fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center and Editor-in-Chief of Intelligence Report
This show originally aired on December 15, 2015 at 10 a.m.