Amid much controversy, the House Homeland Security Committee, chaired by NY Republican Peter King, opens hearings on Thursday on the radicalization of American Muslims. King and others allege that al-Qaeda is recruiting from within the Muslim-American community, while opponents call the inquiry a witch hunt reminiscent of the McCarthy hearings.
The King Hearings: Are American Muslims Being Radicalized?
Dan Lungren, U.S. congressman (R) representing California's 3rd District
Lee Baca, sheriff of Los Angeles County
Brian Michael Jenkins, terrorism expert and senior adviser to the president of the RAND Corporation
Dr. James Zogby, author of "Arab Voices" and founder and president of the Arab American Institute
Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser, president and founder of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy