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Submitted by Kepha (United States), Mar 5, 2022 at 13:15

When Bush II ran for president, one respectable legacy newspaper ran an article on "Arab Americans for Bush", and interviewed a Pakistani immigrant--and Pakistanis are ethnically Indo-Aryan. It seems the writer and editors meant 'Muslim" and "Arab" as synonyms.

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I think the confusion of Arab and Muslim has decreased after twenty years of intense attention to these topics.

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