‘Self-inflicted wound’: How a Muslim Ban damns America and puts the nation at risk

For decades now, rampant and evolving jihadist movements have been actively recruiting by convincing would-be followers that America is so anti-Muslim that it would altogether delegitimize the faith on a global scale. Trump’s weird, nonsensical travel ban – whether it be as a premature, poorly executed trial basis or a more permanent stature – simply strengthens this claim and emboldens the propagandic gospel of groups like ISIS.

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