Op-Ed: Help Young Muslims Resist ‘Jihad Cool’

On NPR, Muslim reformer Asra Nomani warns of “Jihad cool” and of the harsh criticism of the West in some American mosques: “I can tell you that in my mosque in West Virginia, I heard it every Friday from these sermons that would be spoken by PhD graduate students, by engineering professors, folks who were getting all of the advantages of our open society and yet, on Thursday night downloading from Saudi websites sermons that basically said, don’t imitate the path, the disbelievers, meaning the West: And this is exactly that slippery slope that ends up with something like this Times Square bomb attack – attempt.”