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Panel discusses future of U.S.-Muslim relations

by Shamala Gallagher The Stanford Daily 10/21/2003 Last night, a town hall gathering called “Hope Not Hate” brought together four speakers to discuss various aspects of the relationship between the United States and the Muslim world. The panelists encouraged discourse between Muslims and Americans to increase understanding, especially in light …

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Town Hall: Islam and the West

by Maryam Syed Sarrafe and Ryan Holeywell The Globe (George Washington University) 10/01/2003 On Friday, September 12, a Town Hall meeting was held at the Elliott School under the auspices of Americans for Informed Democracy, a non-partisan organization that aims to promote more multi-lateralism in world affairs. With the date …

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‘The People Speak: America Debates Role in the World’; Debates and Panel Discussions Held In Communities Throughout the Country in Oct.

‘The People Speak: America Debates Role in the World’; Debates and Panel Discussions Held In Communities Throughout the Country in Oct. U.S. Newswire 9/30/2003 WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /U.S. Newswire/ — Sixteen organizations, representing ideologies across the political spectrum, today announced The People Speak: America Debates Its Role in the World-more …

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Reno criticizes White House over Muslim policies

by Jasmine Kripalani The Miami Herald 09/14/2003 Former Attorney General Janet Reno criticized the White House on Saturday, describing the Bush administration as filled with “secrecy and silence.” At a panel discussion on U.S.-Islamic relations at Nova Southeastern University, Reno said Americans should know the identities of the thousands of …

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Reaffirm commitment to tolerance, respect

by Seth Green The Miami Herald 09/13/2003 This weekend, people will assemble at more than a dozen universities across the country, including in South Florida, to discuss the growing rift between the United States and the Islamic world. These town-hall meetings, call Hope, not Hate, offer a glimmer of hope …

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Town Hall-style dialogue aims to reduce U.S.-Muslim tensions

09/12/2003 Yale Bulletin & Calendar The relations between the United States and the Islamic world will be the focus of a New Haven Town Hall being presented by the Yale branch of Americans for Informed Democracy and the Yale Muslim Students Association on Friday, Sept. 12, in Dwight Hall, 67 …

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Town halls aim to heal divide between America and Muslim world

by Jennifer C. Kerr Associated Press 09/11/2003 WASHINGTON – A deep rift remains between America and the Islamic world two years after the terror attacks, say organizers of more than a dozen meetings meant to promote trust and understanding. The gatherings – dubbed “Hope not Hate” town halls – are …

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