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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Heidi Beirich

After Norway and before 9/11 anniversary, U.S. answers questions about homegrown threats

By Ron Kampeas, JTA August 10, 2011

WASHINGTON - With the Norway attacks fresh in mind and the 10-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks fast approaching, are U.S. authorities paying attention to the right kinds of threats?The fear is that with polarization intensifying in America, extremists...

Norwegian mourners lighting memorial candles outside the
Domkirke Cathedral in Oslo for the July 22 attack victims in their
country, July 25, 2011. Photo: Alex Weisler

Anti-Muslim sentiments assessed after attacks in Norway

BY DAVID BAUGHER, SPECIAL TO THE ST. LOUIS BEACON August 3, 2011

Dr. Ghazala Hayat recalls well the climate after the terrorist attacks nearly a decade ago. "I would say for sure, all over the country since 9/11, it's gotten worse," said Hayat , who chairs the public relations committee of the Islamic Foundation of...

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