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Feds may pull grant on Islamic Studies program at Duke, UNC

22 days ago   |   By New York Post

The Trump administration may cut off funding for a Middle East studies program run by the University of North Carolina and Duke University because the program is misusing the federal money to promote the “the positive aspects of Islam” but not Christianity or Judaism. The program has received grants for nearly a decade through a...
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The Trump administration wants to slash funding at University of North Carolina and Duke for its Islamic studies program

The Trump administration wants to slash funding at University of North Carolina and Duke for its Islamic studies program

22 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The Trump administration is looking to slash funding for the Consortium for Middle East Studies - a program run by Duke University and the University of North Carolina.
The consortium received $235,000 from the grant in 2018.
The consortium, according to an Aug. 29 letter from the U.S. Education Department, "unfairly promotes the positive aspects of Islam" but not Judaism or Christianity.
The letter also states that seminars on modern love in Iran, for instance, are not beneficial to "national security and economic stability."
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