- Reza Aslan: Donald Trump's anti-Muslim fear-mongering became a hallmark of his divisive campaign
- It's no surprise the President-elect has gathered around him a circle of advisers who share his views on Islam, Aslan says
Reza Aslan is the author of "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth" and the host of CNN's new original series Believer: With Reza Aslan. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)Asked on ABC whether the President-elect agrees with the assessment of his new National Security Adviser, Gen. Michael Flynn, that "Islam is not a real religion, but a political ideology masked behind a religion," Reince Preibus responded, "Well, I think so."