Muslim agenda of the Obama administration

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Barack Obama and his administration has taken the following actions relating to Muslims.

  • Obama’s first interview, within days of inauguration, was with the Dubai-based Al-Arabiya Networks. In it he stressed his own Muslim ties and his hopes for a Palestinian state. His message was “U.S. is not your enemy.”
  • In February, Obama ordered the expenditure of $20.3 million in migration assistance to the Palestinian refugees and conflict victims in Gaza. In addition, he pledged to provide $900 million in aid for rebuilding the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip.
  • Obama sets a withdrawal date for U.S. troops in Iraq of 2010
  • On March 19th, Obama delivered a customary speech to the Iranian people on their New Year referring to the Islamic Republic of Iran which amounted to an acceptance of the regime.
  • Obama submits resolution to the U.N. Human Rights Council which would subordinate U.S. free speech rights to U.N. oversight standards. This has been a key demand by Muslims to punish others for speaking against Islam. [1]
  • Obama has lifted some sanctions on Syria and intends to meet personally with Bashar al-Assad. [2]
  • Obama cancels the use of the term Global War on Terror in favor of Overseas Contingency Operation, so as not to offend Muslims.
  • In March, Barack Obama said he was open to the idea of reaching out to moderate elements of the Taliban. [3]
  • March 31st, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said those "who abandoned [Muslim] extremism must be granted an honorable form of reconciliation." [4]
  • Obama arrives in Turkey to proclaim the U.S. is not at war with Islam.
  • Obama requests emergency war funds for Afghanistan and Iraq.
  • Obama orders the successful rescue of American Capt. Richard Phillips from Muslim Somali pirates.
  • Obama nominated Dalia Mogahed to the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. She has ties to the U.S. Muslim Brotherhood. [6]
  • April 21, Obama meets with Jordanian King Abdullah in the Oval Office.
  • Obama said that despite the hate speech by Ahmadinejad at Monday's U.N. racist conference, the administration is "serious about engagement with Iran with no illusions." [7]
  • The Obama administration declassifies Bush administration harsh interrogation methods used against Muslim terrorists
  • Barack Obama has approved plans for the U.S. to help the United Arab Emirates become the first Arab nation with a nuclear power industry. [8]
  • Obama State Department issues U.S. ambassadors abroad to invite Iranian diplomats to embassy events celebrating the July 4 U.S. Independence Day. [9]
  • The Obama administration refused to help pro-democratic protesters in Iran.[10]
  • Obama celebrates Ramadan at the White House 09/01/09

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Obama Presidency Year Two

  • Obama pushes for and gets a new constitution passed for Kenya. The new constitution creates Islamic courts for 12% of the population that are Muslim. [11]
  • Obama hosts an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan in the State Dining Room 09/13/2010
  • White House appointee Dalia Mogahed attends The Organization of the Islamic Conference in Chicago. Also in attendance, Siraj Wahhaj an unindicted co-conspirator in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center. [15]
  • A Somali-born Muslim and a naturalized Canadian citizen who trained at an Al Qaeda camp and attended lectures by Osama bin Laden has been deported to Canada. [16]
  • Obama announces a visit to Muslim Indonesia in early November.
  • Obama administration invites diplomats from Iran to NATO talks regarding Afghanistan. [17]
  • Obama administration announces a multibillion-dollar sale of fighter jets and military helicopters to Saudi Arabia. [18]
  • Obama's Homeland Security Director Janet Napolitano appoints Muslim Mohamed Elibiary to the Homeland Security Advisory Council. [19]
  • In a letter to Congress, Obama announced that he will allow an additional 80,000 immigrants – - mostly from Islamic countries – - to resettle in the United States during fiscal year 2011. [20]
  • Obama's State Department offers Iran's leader Ahmadinejad a happy birthday. [21]
  • The Obama's paid visit to Indonesia's largest mosque, the Istiqlal Mosque. [22]
  • Obama announces an additional year of sanctions on Iran, first imposed by Jimmy Carter. [23]
  • Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announces an additional $150 million to boost the Palestinian Authority. [24]
  • Obama defends civilian trial for Muslim terrorists after Ahmed Ghailani was convicted on one count, while 280 charges were dropped. [25]
  • Obama takes a surprise visit to the troops in Afghanistan. A meeting with President Karzai was cancelled due to weather.
  • Obama's ambassador to the United Kingdom, Louis B. Susman visited an extremist mosque in London and invited Muslim youths to travel to the United States by enrolling in the U.S. embassy's cultural and interfaith program. [26]
  • Obama wins legal fight authorizing a targeted assassination of Anwar Al-Awlaki, a Muslim American cleric and terror agent of Al Qaeda. [27]
  • The Obama Administration, by means of the Treasury Department, quietly amended a counterterrorism sanction so that accused Muslim terrorists can pay for their defense with assets frozen by the government. [28]
  • Eric Holder addresses Muslim Advocates in San Fransisco to reiterate his resolve to prosecute hate crimes while standing behind the methods used in anti-terrorism cases. [29]
  • Once again, Barack Obama calls for reconciliation with those Taliban who break ties with al Qaeda. [30]
  • Obama calls Saudi King Abdullah on December 26th to wish him well as he recovers from two recent back surgeries. [31]
  • Homeland Security director Janet Napolitano arrives in Kabul, Afghanistan to discuss international and regional security.
  • In a "major concession to the Syrian regime," Obama uses a recess appointment to select Robert Ford as the new ambassador to Syria. [32]

Obama Presidency Year Three

  • Vice President Joe Biden will visit Pakistan in January and announce the Obama administration plans to increase financial aid. [33]
  • Algerian national who was held at Guantanamo and cleared of terror suspicions by a US judge more than a year ago was repatriated January 6th. [34]
  • Hillary Clinton makes a surprise visit to Yemen and meets with President Saleh. [35]
  • Surprise, Joe Biden makes his seventh trip to Iraq since taking office. [36]
  • Obama's State Department upgraded the PLO status in D.C. from a representative office to a general delegation. For the first time ever, the Palestinians fly their flag in Washington DC. [37]
  • Obama applauded "the courage and dignity of the Tunisian people" in their revolt against the government. [38]
  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is urging the Egyptian government not to prevent peaceful protests or block communications as deadly riots are held against the government. [39]
  • Obama announces at the State of the Union "that American Muslims are a part of our American family."
  • Barack speaks to Mubarak, tells him to allow peaceful protests and turn the internet back on in Egypt.
  • Robert Gibbs said Egypt's new government will have to include a "whole host of important non-secular actors", minus the obfuscation- religious parties. [40]
  • February 4th, In a huge gamble affecting the peace process, our relations with Israel, the stability of ally Egypt- Obama is pressuring Mubarak to step aside now. [41]
  • February 5th, Obama's special envoy for Egypt, Frank Wisner says President Mubarak must stay for now. [42]
  • February 5th, Saturday evening the Obama Administration said Mubarak should step aside. [43]
  • February 6th, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Mubarak must stay in power. [44]
  • Bill O’Reilly interviews Obama and asks him if the Muslim Brotherhood is a threat to the U.S., Obama addressed the answer without a yes or no but with liberal obfuscation instead. [45]
  • Washington bureaucrats mandate the Mansfield Texas school district teach Arabic "language of the future," and involves embedding Arabic culture in all facets of school activities. This was made possible by a $1.3 million dollar Foreign Language Assistance Program (FLAP) federal grant. [46]
  • Hillary Clinton gave tacit approval to the Muslim Brotherhood's involvement in Egyptian politics. [47]


  1. White House at Confab with Muslim Brotherhood, Human Events, October 4, 2010
  2. Obama administration reaches out to Syria Jerusalem Center For Public Affairs, March 18, 2009
  3. Clinton offers olive branch to Taliban Reuters, March 31, 2009
  4. Hillary offers olive branch to Taliban The Fox Nation, March 31, 2009
  5. Obama releases Reagan records Politico, April 10, 2009
  6. Esposito Protégé Appointed To Obama Advisory Council Family Security Matters, April 14, 2009
  7. Obama: Iran effort continues despite 'appalling' talk, April 21, 2009
  8. Obama Approves Plans for U.S.-UAE Nuclear Power Deal Fox News, May 20, 2009
  9. US Inviting Iranians to July 4 Embassy Events Voice of America, June 2, 2009
  11. Obama Congratulates Kenya for Passing Constitution He Bankrolled, Implements Sharia in Non-Muslim Country, Liberalizes Abortion,, August 6, 2010
  12. Obama Endorses Mosque Project Near Ground Zero Site, FOXNews, August 13, 2010
  13. Ahmadinejad, Farrakhan In Sit-Down, Post Chronical, September 28, 2010
  14. Feds Ask Terror Charges Be Dropped Against Brother-in-Law of Bin Laden's Bodyguard, FOXNews, September 30, 2010
  15. White House at Confab with Muslim Brotherhood, Human Events, October 4, 2010
  16. Feds Deport Al Qaeda Associate To Canada, FOXNews, October 8, 2010
  17. Iranian Weapon Shipment to Afghan Taliban Raises Alarm, FOXNews, October 19, 2010
  18. AP sources: US to notify Congress Wednesday of multibillion-dollar arms sale to Saudi Arabia, AP, October 20, 2010
  19. New Dept. of Homeland Security Advisor is an Islamist,, october 23, 2010
  20. Obama authorizes additional 80,000 “refugees” to entry country, Canada Free Press, October 22, 2010
  22. Obama, first lady visit Indonesia’s largest mosque, The Daily Caller, November 9, 2010
  23. Obama extends freeze on Iranian assets,, November 10, 2010
  24. U.S. gives $150 mln to Palestinian Authority, Thompson-Reuters, November 10, 2010
  25. White House undeterred after Ghailani terror case verdict, The Daily Caller, November 18, 2010
  26. US Ambassador to UK Praises Terror-Tied Mosque, Offers Taxpayer Money,, December 3, 2010
  27. Judge Throws Out Challenge to Targeted Assassination, ABC News, December 7, 2010
  28. U.S. Lets Terrorists Use Frozen Assets To Hire Attorneys, Judicial Watch, December 12, 2010
  30. Once Again, Obama Extends Hand to Taliban… Once Again, Taliban Vows to Continue to Fight, RIGHTNETWORK, December 17, 2010
  31. Obama Extends Well Wishes to Saudi King, NewsMax, December 26, 2010
  32. Republicans denounce Obama over his 'recess appointments',, December 30, 2010
  33. Report: US to increase help for Pakistan, Fox News, January 7, 2011
  34. Guantanamo detainee sent home against his will, Breitbart, January 6, 2011
  35. Why Hillary Clinton made a surprise stop in Yemen, Christian Science Monitor, January 11, 2011
  36. Biden makes surprise visit to Iraq, Politico, January 12, 2011
  37. Obama Regime Allows Palestinians to Fly Their Flag For First Time in Washington DC…, Weasel Zippers, January 18, 2011
  38. Obama Applauds People, Urges Calm, IPS News, January 14, 2011
  39. Hillary Rodham Clinton calls for calm, restraint in Egypt, Boston Herald, January 26, 2011
  40. Obama Stands by Muslim Brotherhood Endorsement,, February 2, 2011
  41. Obama Calls for Egypt Transition to Begin Now, Urges Mubarak to Make 'Right Decision, Fox News, February 4, 2011
  42. EGYPT: President Mubarak must stay for now, U.S. envoy says, LA Times, February 5, 2011
  43. Obama Administration Distances Self From Own Envoy to Mubarak, ABC News, February 5, 2011
  44. Warning Against Hasty Exit for Mubarak, NY Times, February 6, 2011
  45. O'Reilly Obama Interview Shows That President Still Hasn't Changed Course, Fox News, February 6, 2011
  46. Flap over feds funding Arabic culture curriculum, One News Now, February 8, 2011