Donald Trump and Islam: Then and now

In a pivotal speech on his first international trip as president, Donald Trump delivered a message on religious-based terrorism that was strikingly more nuanced than his rhetoric from the campaign trail. Speaking to Muslim leaders at a conference in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh, Trump pressed the case for forging a joint front against extremism. It was, in his words, a "battle between good and evil." "This is not a battle between different faiths, different sects or different civilizations," Mr. Trump said. "This is a battle between barbaric criminals who seek to obliterate human life and decent people, all … >>More stories from National


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