By Jacqueline Le Beau ——- A Concerned American Citizen
I am a concerned American Citizen. I have worked with Mano Bakh, author of From Terror to Freedom, for six years. My study of Islam; opened doors for me that were troubling and difficult to understand. Behind those doors I often found dark figures expounding death in order to bring glorious rewards for those who were working for the expansion of a religion that openly supports the killing of another.
I had a previous appointment to meet Imam Shamsi Ali in the Islamic Cultural Center of New York. Our appointment was set for four in the afternoon. The driver of my taxi let me out at the corner of 3rd Ave and 96th street, where the Islamic Cultural center of New York is located. As soon as I disembarked from the taxi I recognized Imam Shamsi Ali. He was walking toward the mosque with a medium size Starbuck’s coffee in his hand. I walked faster and I taped on his shoulder. He immediately turned around and gave me a pleasant smile. We shook hands and he acknowledged that he was expecting me. We walked together toward the Islamic Cultural Center entrance and into a large courtyard. On the right was the Masjid “sanctuary” and on the left was a long corridor leading to the offices of the facility. He led me to his personal office. There we sat down and engaged in a very sincere discussion. Continue reading