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Week 5 CheckPoint: Characteristics of Orientalism, Prejudice, and Discrimination Explain the difference between Muslims and Arabs. Muslims are anyone from anywhere who is of the Islamic religious group. Arabs are an ethnic group of people who come from any of the 22 countries that are members of the League of Arab States, the Middle East, and of North Africa. Not all Arabs are Muslim and not all Muslims are Arabs. According to research and news reports within the past 2 years, what are some of the changes the United States has made to policies concerning the treatment of Muslim and Arabic members of society? Some of the changes the United States has made to policies concerning the treatment of Muslim and Arabic members of society include ending a policy subjecting passengers from 14 mostly-Muslim countries to additional scrutiny at airports. Muslim and Arab- American advocates have also participated in policy discussions and received briefings from top White House aides on health care legislation, the economy, foreign policy, and
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This note was uploaded on 08/09/2011 for the course ETH 125 taught by Professor Jameshenderson during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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