GUEST: Hussam Ayloush, Executive Director of the Council on American Islamic Relations, also an Executive Board Member of the California Democratic Party.
Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the mastermind of the Paris attacks, reportedly boasted about the ease with which he snuck into the city alongside refugees, and apparently was planning more attacks on Jewish centers and businesses. Abaaoud was killed during a police raid following the attacks.
Most Western nations have changed their refugee policies in the wake of the attacks. In the US, hate crimes and abuses against Muslim Americans have increased. Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump has even gone as far as to assert that in the days following the 9/11 attacks in the US, he saw thousands of American Muslims in New Jersey cheer the deaths. Even though numerous fact checkers have refuted his claims, he remains insistent that he was right.
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