Stephen Miller's hardline views on Islam and terrorism took shape while he was a student at Duke University.
Miller helped launch the "Terrorism Awareness Project," aimed at educating students about the risk of "Islamofascism."
White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller has garnered attention in recent weeks as one of the chief architects behind President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries.
The 31-year-old aide’s hardline views on Islam and terrorism took shape while he was still a student at Duke University. It was there, in the 2007 spring semester of his senior year, that Miller helped launch and run the “Terrorism Awareness Project,” an initiative, Miller wrote at the time, that was aimed at educating students about the risk of “Islamofascism.”
A CNN KFile review of Miller’s comments on TV and on his blog for the project, which is available on the Web archive, reveal Miller’s belief that the US and western civilization are at war with Islamic jihadists. Miller did not respond to multiple requests for comment from CNN’s KFile for this story.
Miller served as national campus coordinator, president, and co-founder of the initiative, which was launched by the David Horowitz Freedom Center, a right-wing group which describes its missions as combating “the efforts of