Khaled Beydoun: The War on Terror Made Trump's Islamophobia A Reality

Islamophobia is conventionally regarded as racist and bigoted views about Muslims expressed by ignorant individuals, including the one who somehow became president. But legal and critical race scholar @KhaledBeydoun explains that the reality is more complicated. The War on Terror perpetrated state-backed Islamophobia, which nurtured and bolstered popular anti-Muslim bigotry. Support us at Patreon.com/TheDig . Check out Beydoun’s article https://columbialawreview.org/content/islamophobia-toward-a-legal-definition-and-framework/.

Topics: Imperialism and Foreign Policy Racism
Guests: Khaled Beydoun