Washington DC-based writer Matthew Harwood discusses his truthout article “Peter King: Reactionary, Rash and Wrong,” on the greatly exaggerated threat of Muslim extremists in America; the “partners in counterterrorism” relationship between law enforcement and CAIR; the ridiculous conclusions drawn by terrorism analysts who ignore foreign policy implications; and why Rep. Peter King would gladly take your liberty in exchange for more false security.
MP3 here. (24:14)
Matthew Harwood is a writer in Washington DC. He is the author of chapter 25, “Enjoining an American Nightmare,” in the book Attitudes Aren’t Free: Thinking Deeply About Diversity in the U.S. Armed Forces. His work has appeared in The Washington Monthly, The Huffington Post, Truthout, The Columbia Journalism Review and elsewhere.