VIDEO: Josh Earnest: Muslim Leaders Must Explain That Islam Is a 'Peaceful Religion'
Moments ago, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest offered the administration's take on how terrorist attacks like the one in Paris today can be prevented in the future:
[O]ne core component of our strategy has been to mobilize the forces or the leaders in the Muslim community, particularly the moderate voices in the Muslim community to talk about what the values of Islam really are. It’s a peaceful religion and it’s terrible that we are seeing some radical extremists attempt to use some of the values to that religion and distort them greatly and inspire people to commit terrible acts of violence.
Here's video of the exchange: