Nihad Awad

Council on American-Islamic Relations

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Co-founder and Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, a civil rights and advocacy organization

Nihad Awad on KCRW

During his summit on violent extremism, President Obama refused to use the word "Islamic" to describe the brutal group calling itself the "Islamic State."

Avoiding the "I" Word

During his summit on violent extremism, President Obama refused to use the word "Islamic" to describe the brutal group calling itself the "Islamic State."

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For more than a year, reporters have been poring over the vast trove of National Security Agency files made public by Edward Snowden.

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For more than a year, reporters have been poring over the vast trove of National Security Agency files made public by Edward Snowden.

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Pope Benedict XVI declared  today, "I renounce the ministry of Bishop of Rome, Successor of Saint Peter."

The Catholic Church Before and After Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI declared today, "I renounce the ministry of Bishop of Rome, Successor of Saint Peter."

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