1. Islam existed in America since it's very beginning
2. Being Muslim does not mean being Arab
3. Islam is not oppressive towards women
4. The CIA sort of created terrorism in the Middle East
5. The term Jihad does not mean "holy war," again the CIA has a role in it.
Curious to know more about Islam and it's relationship to America? Here are other books that provide some good info: Islam is a Foreign Country, The Cultural Roots of American Islamicism, Muslims in America, This Muslim American Life. Also, you can check out this website to learn more about Islam.