Islam in US Politics

  • Erdoan A. Shipoli


This chapter explores the place of Islam in US politics, from history to the current times. It analyzes the encounter of Americans with Muslims and the relation of Islam, Muslims, and America during and after the Cold War; how American foreign policy is conducted, with reference to Islam; and finally, it introduces the campaign of the securitization of Islam in US politics and Islamophobia, prior to going into discourse analysis of US presidents.


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  1. 1.Visiting Scholar at the Center for Muslim Christian UnderstandingGeorgetown UniversityWashington, DCUSA

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