Imam Behind NYC Mosque Plan Sees Hope After Fury

December 9, 2010

Author: David Caruso

Source: The Washington Post

Wire Service: AP

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf saw his plans for an Islamic center near ground zero derided as a victory mosque for terrorists, exploited as campaign fodder and used as a bargaining chip by a Florida pastor who vowed to burn the Quran.


After that summer of mistrust and raw feeling, he's looking on the bright side.