Trump Retweets Anti-Islam Videos From Far-Right U.K. Political Group

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Media Outlet: Wall Street Journal

Heather Hulrburt was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about the president's Islamophobic retweets.

Promoting the videos also could inflame anti-U.S. feelings among Muslims in countries where the U.S. military must operate, potentially endangering American troops, said Heather Hurlburt, a scholar with New America, a Washington-based think tank.
“Tweeting out anti-Muslim propaganda videos is also harmful to 26,000 U.S. troops in harm’s way in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, as well as others stationed in Muslim-majority countries,” Ms. Hurlburt said in her own Twitter message. “Their lives depend on [the] trust of Muslim allies.”

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Heather Hurlburt is director of the New Models of Policy Change initiative at New America's Political Reform program.