Rauf says ”United States policies were an accessory” to 9/11, and “in the most direct sense, Osama bin Laden is made in the USA.” Now he wants to build a massive Islamic Center near Ground Zero. To read the complete Feisal Abdul Rauf profile, click here.
Americans built the Empire State Building in eighteen months. The original Twin Towers were built in three years. In the nine years that have elapsed since the Islamic attacks on America, we could have accomplished three times over what we should have begun as soon as the hollowed remains were removed from Ground Zero – [...]
Allah most merciful, for whose forgiveness there is not a sin too large.
The above words are those of Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf.
The Imam—and an unidentified Muslim group, which he represents—has paid $4.85 million in cash to purchase the site of the old Burlington Coat Factory, located right around the corner from Ground Zero. An historic five-story [...]