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Homeland Security’s Brennan Discusses Muslim Americans’ Role in National Security

February 22, 2010

John Brennan, assistant to the president for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, was the featured speaker at an event entitled "A Dialogue on Our Nation's Security," in mid-February at the School of Law. In his remarks, Brennan highlighted the work of Muslim Americans and Muslim-American organizations to "help keep our nation safe." These efforts, he said, are "too frequently lost in the hysteria and fear-mongering that often surrounds national-security discussions."

The event was co-sponsored by NYU's Islamic Center, the Islamic Law Students Association at NYU, and the White House Office of Public Engagement:

View Brennan's address.

View the Q & A session.

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John Brennan, assistant to Barack Obama for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

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