In Brother Tariq Caroline Fourest examines Ramadan's positions and actions in immense detail, and concludes that he is "remaining scrupulously faithful to the strategy mapped out by his grandfather, a strategy of advance stage by stage" toward the imposition of Sharia in the West. Ramadan's grandfather, of course, was Hasan Al-Banna, founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, the group dedicated in its own words to "eliminating and destroying Western civilization from within."
In the course of this work, says Fourest, Ramadan "disarms those who are wary of Islamism."
Tariq Ramadan, a paid employee of the Iranian mullahcracy, is now allowed in the U.S. again after being barred several years ago for "alleged ties to terrorism." He has not been cleared of such allegations now; rather, Hillary Clinton has simply decided to "exercise her exemption authority" in order to please Muslims.
"Clinton ends US visa ban on Tariq Ramadan," from SwissInfo, January 20 (thanks to all who sent this in):
The United States has lifted a ban on Swiss Muslim scholar Tariq Ramadan entering the country.
Ramadan has had his US visa revoked several times since 2004 when he was due to take up a university teaching post. He was banned from the US over alleged ties to terrorism.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has signed orders enabling the re-entry of Ramadan and Adam Habib, a professor at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa, once they obtained required admittance documents, department spokesman Darby Holladay said on Wednesday.
He said Clinton "has chosen to exercise her exemption authority" for the pair's benefit. "Both the president and the secretary of state have made it clear that the US government is pursuing a new relationship with Muslim communities based on mutual interest and mutual respect," Holladay said....
Government lawyers have said Ramadan was barred because he gave money to a Swiss-based charity, the Association de Secours Palestinien (ASP), between 1998 and 2002. Washington listed ASP as a banned group in 2003, saying it supported terrorism and had contributed funds to the Palestinian Islamic movement Hamas....