Sanity on Islam is sailing out of port

Tim Rutten examines the background to the Islamophobic campaign in the US media which prevented the UAE-owned company Dubai Ports World taking over the commercial contracts on five US ports.

Los Angeles Times, 11 March 2006

See also Ali H. Aslan’s article “Politicians and media provoke Islamophobia in US” in Zaman, 10 March 2006 and “Two new polls show negative image of Islam in US”, CAIR news report, 9 March 2006.

Update:  See Parvez Ahmed, “Dubai Ports fallout / Islamophobia on the rise”, SFGate, 13 March 2006