Erroll Southers Discusses Homegrown Violent Extremism - Daily News

The way former jihadi-turned-counter-terrorism expert Mubin Shaikh sees it, all the focus on terrorism these days rather than public safety is detrimental to the cause of tackling the threat of homegrown extremism.

“People don’t come into a mosque to pray with a sign saying ‘I’m going to join ISIS’ on their head — just as when you go to a church, you don’t know which pastor is a pedophile,” Shaikh, the Canadian author of the book “Undercover Jihadi,” said at a USC summit on homegrown extremism Tuesday. Read More