Beneath its carefully-crafted press releases, CAIR's reactionary Islamist roots are as strong as ever.
Siraj Wahhaj, a frequent speaker at CAIR events and a former member of its advisory board, preaches hate and distrust of homosexuals. See MEF's recent profile.
Islamic extremists prosper in the West because they've learned to exploit its rhetoric and democratic processes.
Gregg Roman is director of the Middle East Forum. Sam Westrop is director of Islamist Watch, a project of the Middle East Forum.