They quote the Imam, Feisal Abdul Rauf as saying: "My colleagues and I are the anti-terrorists. We are the people who want to embolden the vast majority of Muslims who hate terrorism to stand up to the radical rhetoric."
That statement is problematic because terrorism is an intrinsic sacrament of Islam. To profess Islam while opposing terrorism indicates al-taqiyya or extreme cognitive dissonance. Allah said: "We shall cast terror into the hearts of those who disbelieve". Allah said:"to strike terror into (the hearts of) the enemies"[Abdullah Yusuf Ali]. Allah cast terror: "...Allâh brought them down from their forts and cast terror into their hearts, (so that) a group (of them) you killed, and a group (of them) you made captives. "
Reliance of the Traveller, Book O8.7, lists twenty acts & attitudes which "entail leaving Islam". The seventh item in that list is: "-7- to deny any verse of the Koran or anything which by scholarly consensus (def: b7) belongs to it, or to add a verse that does belong to it;". A Muslim who denies terrorism as intrinsic to Islam is guilty of apostasy and, according to O8.2, should be killed.
When a person who has reached puberty and is sane voluntarily apostatizes from Islam, he deserves to be killed.
In such a case, it is obligatory for the caliph (A: or his representive) to ask him to repent and return to Islam. If he does, it is accepted from him, but if he refuses, he is immediately killed.
The fourth item in the list is: "-4- to revile Allah or His messenger (Allah bless him and give him peace);" By abjuring terrorists, they revile Moe, who said: "I have been made victorious with terror". How does the Imam get away with it, why is there no fatwa on his head for apostasy? Because Allah issued special dispensation to deceive kuffar to protect oneself and advance the triumph of Islam. Allah said "Let not the believers take the disbelievers as Auliyâ (supporters, helpers, etc.) instead of the believers, and whoever does that will never be helped by Allâh in any way, except if you indeed fear a danger from them."