An Islamic organization founded in Washington, D.C., by the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas is entering the controversy over Confederate monuments, urging all state and local governments to remove any symbols of the Civil War South. The Council on American-Islamic Relations, or CAIR, is offering to help facilitate the process, providing a template resolution to be introduced by public bodies such as state legislatures, city councils and school districts. CAIR, an unindicted co-conspirator in a plot to fund Hamas, was designated by a Gulf Arab state as a terrorist organization. CAIR

has sued the authors of a WND Books exposé, “Muslim Mafia: Inside the Secret Underworld, That’s Conspiring to Islamize America,” which documented the group’s ties to the Muslim Brotherhood.CAIR was among the organizations Saturday to criticize President Trump for a “failure of moral leadership” for not immediately condemning the white supremacists who participated in a rally that turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia, protesting the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from a city park. READ MORE