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Islamic radicalization hearing

<p>Muslim U.S. Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) becomes emotional during a hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. 

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Muslim U.S. Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) becomes emotional during a hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Muslim U.S. Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) becomes emotional during a hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Emily Smith, an American Muslim from Washington, D.C., awaits the start of a hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response"  by the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011.

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Emily Smith, an American Muslim from Washington, D.C., awaits the start of a hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" by the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee on...more

Emily Smith, an American Muslim from Washington, D.C., awaits the start of a hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" by the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King (R-NY) listens during a hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque</p>

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King (R-NY) listens during a hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King (R-NY) listens during a hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Melvin Bledsoe, father of confessed soldier-killer and self-proclaimed terrorist Abdulhakim Muhammad,  finishes his statement  about the radicalization of his son during a hearing held by the House Homeland Security Committee on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011.    REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

Melvin Bledsoe, father of confessed soldier-killer and self-proclaimed terrorist Abdulhakim Muhammad, finishes his statement about the radicalization of his son during a hearing held by the House Homeland Security Committee on "The Extent of...more

Melvin Bledsoe, father of confessed soldier-killer and self-proclaimed terrorist Abdulhakim Muhammad, finishes his statement about the radicalization of his son during a hearing held by the House Homeland Security Committee on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>A lapel pin depicting the World Trade Center is worn by House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King (R-NY) during a hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

A lapel pin depicting the World Trade Center is worn by House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King (R-NY) during a hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill,...more

A lapel pin depicting the World Trade Center is worn by House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King (R-NY) during a hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Members of the media await the start of a hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

Members of the media await the start of a hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Members of the media await the start of a hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy Baca testifies during a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy Baca testifies during a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin...more

Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy Baca testifies during a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King (R-NY) listens to witnesses during a hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King (R-NY) listens to witnesses during a hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin...more

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King (R-NY) listens to witnesses during a hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>(L-R) Zuhdi Jasser, Melvin Bledsoe, Abdirizak Bihi and Sheriff Leroy Baca testify during a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

(L-R) Zuhdi Jasser, Melvin Bledsoe, Abdirizak Bihi and Sheriff Leroy Baca testify during a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill,...more

(L-R) Zuhdi Jasser, Melvin Bledsoe, Abdirizak Bihi and Sheriff Leroy Baca testify during a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response" on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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