Donald Trump’s anti-Islam agenda is front and center now that retired Army Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn has accepted the position of national security adviser.
BREAKING: Senior official: Trump has offered retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn job as national security adviser.
— The Associated Press (@AP) November 18, 2016
Flynn, the former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, consulted Carly Fiorina, Scott Walker, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, and Donald Trump. Earlier this year the Trump campaign thought about running him as vice president but settled on Mike Pence instead.
Flynn has worked with the Center for a New American Security, a think tank co-founded by Michèle Flournoy, the former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. She advised defense secretaries Robert Gates and Leon Panetta.
Flournoy is a “liberal interventionist,” the Democrat version of a neocon.
She is a member of the Aspen Strategy Group, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the CIA’s External Advisory Board.
“Undersecretary of defense Michele Flournoy is the dictionary definition of a hawkish Democrat,” declared Thomas Donnelly, a neocon with the American Enterprise Institute, a frontline organization instrumental in arranging the invasion of Iraq. Donnelly is also the former deputy director of the now-defunct Project for the New American Century.
Flynn is a staunch anti-Islamist. Even The New York Times characterizes him that way. He will be passing his ideology on to Trump. Like George W. Bush, Trump is a lightweight when it comes to geopolitics.
Fear of Muslims is RATIONAL: please forward this to others: the truth fears no questions… https://t.co/NLIfKFD9lU
— General Flynn (@GenFlynn) February 27, 2016
Flynn doesn’t consider Islam a religion. He says it is a political ideology hiding behind the First Amendment and the freedom of religion.
— Fox News (@FoxNews) August 17, 2016
— Zaid Benjamin (@zaidbenjamin) November 18, 2016