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A Real Weapon Of Mass Destruction: Islamist Exploitation Of Urban Unrest In America

By George Michael

In recent months, urban unrest has wreaked America stemming from several high-profile incidents of alleged police brutality toward minorities. First, on July 17, 2014, police arrested an African-American man, Eric Garner, for the unauthorized sale of cigarettes on a street in New York City. While Garner resisted arrest, police sought to detain him in either a chokehold or a headlock (depending on different eyewitness accounts) and soon thereafter, he died in an ambulance en route to a hospital. The next month, a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, Darren Wilson, shot and killed an unarmed 18-year old man, Michael Brown.

According to Wilson's version of events, the 6'4", 292-pound Brown had punched him in the face and went for his gun. Just minutes before the fatal altercation, Brown assaulted a clerk in a strong-armed robbery in a nearby convenience store. And on November 21, 2014, 12-year-old Tamir Rice was fatally shot by a police officer in Cleveland after receiving a call about a man wielding a gun near a recreation center. After the shooting, it transpired that Rice had in his possession a pellet gun which closely resembled an authentic firearm. Finally, in April 2015, Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old African-American man with a lengthy criminal record, died from injuries he sustained while in the custody of the Baltimore Police Department.

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