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Republicans such as Richard Lugar and Roscoe Bartlett are questioning the U.S. intervention, but so are Democrats Jim Webb and Dennis Kucinich.
Research shows the more Muslims attend services the more they accept American values, contradicting King's argument for Thursday's hearing
The Long Island congressman's hearings into Islam have an uncomfortable echo of the prejudices against his own faith.
Rep. Peter King's own past as a supporter of the violent Irish Republican Army has come into play as he prepares to open congressional hearings on extremism in the American Muslim community.
King asserted that there had not been "sufficient cooperation" from the Muslim-American community in helping to counter the threat of homegrown Islamic terrorism.
The U.S. invasion of Iraq toppled Saddam Hussein, but it may have robbed Iraqis of eventually pursuing a home-grown victory. With Libya, U.S. officials remember such pitfalls of intervention.
One of the charges, "aiding the enemy," carries the death penalty, but military prosecutors said they would not recommend capital punishment in the case.
The president, in a phone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Saturday, said the Libyan dictator forfeited his claim to power after using 'mass violence against his own people.'
The Obama administration's deepening concern is that at least parts of Libya could collapse, joining Somalia and Yemen as places where al-Qaeda and its franchises are active and growing.
Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, who attended community college near Lubbock, was arrested and charged with attempting to build and use a weapon of mass destruction.
Does exposure to extremist views enlighten young people or radicalize them? Divergent responses are shaping policy -- and attitudes -- in Britain.
But the former Baptist pastor and potential GOP presidential candidate says 'birthers' and those who think Obama is a Muslim are 'wrong-headed.'
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