This is your second trip to Mali? What program are you participating in there?
This is my second time participating in a delegation organized by Michigan State University, which aims to build religious and cultural ties between American religious and civic leaders with Malian counterparts. The program is underwritten by the U.S. State Department.
Why CAIR, famously an unindicted co-conspirator of the Holy Land Foundation terrorist support case, and equally famously a pro jihad organization? To what purpose did State send a CAIR officer, of all people, to represent America to the people of Mali? We are told: