Boston finds Muslim surveillance program "flawed and problematic," but implements it anyway
noah emrich

Civil rights groups have frequently lodged complaints against government counter-extremism strategies that rely on unfounded theories of radicalization and stigmatize American-Muslim communities. To its credit, the group tasked with drafting the Greater Boston Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) framework goes to great lengths to acknowledge these criticisms - but those acknowledgments ultimately proves ineffectual in making an impact on the final strategy.