Military Suspends Instructor Of Anti-Islam Course

When details came to light about a course at the military’s Joint Forces Staff College that, among other things, cited numerous prominent American Islamophobes and promoted the notion of “total war” with Muslims, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey said the class was “totally objectionable, against our values” and launched an investigation. With that review complete, a spokesman for the Joint Staff announced that the instructor was being relieved of his teaching duties. The announcement also recommended relying less on outside instructors and cited “institutional failures and in oversight and judgment” resulting in a course “that portrayed Islam almost entirely in a negative way.”