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Dearborn mayor blasts 'inflammatory' Wall Street Journal op-ed calling city 'Jihad Capital'

Posted on AllSides February 5th, 2024
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The mayor of Dearborn ramped up security measures this weekend after The Wall Street Journal published an opinion article referring to the Michigan city as “America’s Jihad Capital” — a headline that drew sharp criticism from Muslim advocacy groups and elected officials. The op-ed, published Friday afternoon, suggested that Dearborn’s residents — including Muslim faith leaders and politicians — support Hamas and the Iran-backed group Hezbollah. Dearborn is home to about 1110,000 people, with a sizable population of Muslims and Arab Americans. The article was “extremely inflammatory and, upon it...

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