McMaster and Trump disagree on linking Islam with terrorism

Trump’s new national security adviser: Saying ‘radical Islamic terrorism’ is counterproductive
by David Choi
February 25, 2017

In his first group meeting at the National Security Council as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster reportedly said using the term “radical Islamic terrorism” was counterproductive, The New York Times reported Friday night. McMaster delivered his remarks on Thursday, nearly one week after Trump appointed him, replacing Gen. Michael Flynn, who frequently echoed Trump’s use of the controversial term. McMaster said “Muslims who commit terrorist acts are perverting their religion,” The Times reported. He added that terrorists are fundamentally “un-Islamic.” READ MORE

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