Is the alt right Islamophobic?

This article is largely based on a conservation with alt right thinker Richard Spencer: a self-described ‘identitarian’ labelled by some others as a white supremacist. He supports both Trump’s proposed ban on Muslims and less US wars against Muslims countries, believing the latter will benefit the Muslim world. “Which is more important? Immigrating to America or being dead?” he told me. The article is short and targeted to a Middle Eastern audience that has relatively little familiarity with Trump and alt-right, but I like to think it includes some interesting insights into the alt-right’s views towards Muslims. The article:

http://www.albawaba.com/news/alt-right-islamophobic-future-american-right-855518

 

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