Is the FBI's Flawed Terrorist Intervention Program Really Cancelled? There's Reason to Believe “Shared Responsibility Committees” Are Still Alive

Posted by Kristin Mccarthy on November 03, 2016 in Blog

While the U.S. government continues to promote its “Countering Violent Extremism” (CVE) agenda to combat ISIS recruitment in the United States, we were told this week that the Department of Justice is cancelling one of its core programs. Called “Shared Responsibility Committees” (SRCs), this program was conceived and beta-tested by the FBI earlier this year. However, there is enough anecdotal evidence to suggest that SRCs may have been cancelled in name only. Initial news of the SRC program was leaked via a letter sent to prospective SRC employees. In subsequent meetings between government stakeholders and Arab...

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Countdown Vol. 15 No. 8: This is Literally the Final Countdown

Posted on November 03, 2016 in Countdown
This week on the FINAL Countdown: the election's home stretch, police reform, and standing with Standing Rock
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Countdown Vol. 15 No. 7: 12 DAYS!

Posted on October 27, 2016 in Countdown

Countdown Vol. 15 No. 5: Look Who's Involved Now

Posted on October 13, 2016 in Countdown
This week on Countdown: FBI informant program's GO TO source for informants is revealed; US wades in new waters in Yemen & Syria, + new US support for refugees
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Countdown Vol. 15 No. 4: Color Me Shocked

Posted on October 06, 2016 in Countdown
This week on Countdown: The VP debate's unexpected outcomes, an unconvincing end to an FBI program, Congress regrets JASTA already, the two state solution takes a new beating, and CIA torture finds new tactics and new lows.
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Countdown Vol. 15 No. 3: Shimmy on Down to the Gutter

Posted on September 29, 2016 in Countdown
This week on AA's Countdown: How Clinton and Trump faired on the issues the Arab American Institute cares about, Countering Violent Extremism hearings, Syria disasters, Trump's plans for an Embassy in Tel Aviv, and anti-BDS bills pass in California and Pennsylvania.
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AAI Briefing: "No Fly, No Buy" and the "Terrorist Watch List"

Posted by Guest on September 24, 2016 in Blog
The Arab American Institute hosted a congressional briefing on Friday, September 23rd about profiling and due process concerns that arise with government watch-listing. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D, MI-12) provided opening remarks ahead of a panel of experts on civil rights.
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What to Do If You Are Stopped at the Israeli Border

Posted by Kristin Mccarthy on September 20, 2016 in Blog

Read stories of Americans stopped at the Israeli border Share your own story of harassment, detention, and/or deportation at the Israeli border View and Download the flyer here

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Demand A Review of the No Fly List Redress Process

Posted on September 15, 2016 in Action Alerts

At a time when “terrorist watch lists” have become a regular a part of public discourse - often in conjunction with the problematic “No Fly, No Buy” legislation - some leaders in Congress are working to make sure the government watch-listing process is reformed, and they need your support.  Leaked information from the government documents shows that Arab Americans and American Muslims are acutely impacted by government watchlisting. Dearborn, Michigan, a city with just 96,0000 residents a majority of which are Arab American Muslims, is the 2nd most watch-listed city in the U.S. Dearborn...

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