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AIC Remembers September 11, 2001

aic | September 11, 2014

Today, AIC remembers the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. This horrific tragedy that claimed the lives of many innocent people continues to affect individuals around the world and continues to drive AIC's work. It is the terrorist actions of a few cowardly individuals that prompted the creation of AIC and why we continue to strive for change: change among individuals,… Read More

The Different Voices of Iraqi Americans

aic | August 26, 2014

by Tayyaba Bukhari This summer I met a variety of Iraqi Americans, born and nurtured from all different parts of the world now residing in the U.S., who came together to educate and discuss the growing controversial issue of the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq (ISIS) in Washington, DC. One of the main things I learned from meeting this… Read More

AIC Condemns ISIL’s Murder of James Foley

aic | August 21, 2014

  American Islamic Congress strongly condemns the brutal beheading of journalist James Foley by the terrorist group, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). As Muslim Americans, we feel these actions are completely unacceptable. We call on the White House and Congress to take action to stop ISIL and their campaigns of murder and extreme human rights violations… Read More

“ISIS in Iraq: Political or Religious Conflict?” Briefing

aic | August 14, 2014

by Tayyaba Bukhari On Thursday, July 31st AIC hosted ISIS in Iraq: Political or Religious Conflict discussion on Capitol Hill, with guest speakers Congressman Frank Wolf, Yasir Shallal, Kadhim Alwaely and Nina Shea. Executive Director and Co-founder Zainab Al-Suwaij moderated the event. The discussion focused on the struggles of religious minorities, women and whether ISIS was inherently motivated by religion or politics.… Read More