This ground-breaking, which you can download here, uncovers how a group of private security firms and islamophobes are responsible for training law enforcement individuals on Islam and terrorism.


“‘Manufacturing the Muslim Menace: Private Firms, Public Servants, & the
Threat to Rights and Security’ is a “must read.” Thom Cincotta’s heavily
documented critical study uncovers and exposes the dangers to national security
posed by a group of private security firms operating outside o icially accredited
systems. These firms o er anti-terrorism training programs, driven by an
ideological agenda that trade facts for fiction and promote Islamophobic
conspiracy theories that demonize mainstream Islam and Muslim

–John Esposito
Founding Director, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal
Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding,
Professor of religion, international affairs and
Islamic studies Georgetown University

“When the virus of Islamophobia is spread in courses and conferences for police
and intelligence o icers, as the report reveals, this does not bode well for
cooperation and a relationship of trust between law enforcement and American
Muslim communities. Most disconcerting is the revelation that those events are
sponsored or condoned by federal and local agencies and that participant fees
are paid by taxpayers.”

–Brigitte Nacos
Professor of Political Science,
Columbia University