U.S. Muslim speaker urges understanding, acceptance

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Sunday, April 15, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 9:57 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

Since Sept. 11, 2001, an ongoing debate has been waging about the role of Muslims in the U.S. A prominent voice in this debate has been Arsalan Iftikhar, the legal director of the Council of American Islamic Relations, the largest Muslim advocacy group in the country.