Esam Omeish, President of the Muslim American Society, claims he is the victim of a smear campaign. Omeish claims that he isn't condoning or calling for violence. Read about the controversy and watch this video. Decide for yourself.
"And more than this, we need to congratulate our brothers and sisters in Filastin (Palestine) for their bravery, for their giving up their lives for the sake of Allah and for the sake of Al-Aqsa. They have spearheaded the effort to bring victory upon the believers in Filastin, insha'allah. They are spearing the effort to free the land of Filastin, all of Palestine, for the Muslims and for all the believing people in Allah."