Danny and Derek welcome Laila Al-Arian, executive producer of Fault Lines on Al-Jazeera English, to discuss her family’s experience as Muslim, Arab Americans persecuted by the state before and after the War on Terror. They get into the case of her father, Sami Al-Arian, beginning in the 1990s and culminating with his 2015 deportation from the US, the imprisonment of her uncle, the phenomenon of “secret evidence”, George W. Bush’s pre- and post-9/11 relationship with Muslim and Arab Americans, and more.
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