'Ground Zero Mosque' Imam Says Project Must Go Forward in the Interest of National Security

A Muslim imam behind a proposed cultural center two blocks from New York's Ground Zero said he must build there despite angry protests in order to defend America and its citizens against a "danger from the radicals in the Muslim world to our national security." If he could start over, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf said, he would propose a different site for his project. "If I knew this would happen, that this would cause this kind of pain, I wouldn't have done it," Rauf, 61, said in an interview with...Full Story
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