Crackdown on Hizb ut-Tahrir in US?

The activities of a Garden Grove grocery store owner, who has been identified as the US leader of a little-known radical Islamic group, are under scrutiny by the FBI, an agency spokeswoman said. Iyad K. Hilal, an Islamic author and philosopher, has lived in Orange County for more than a decade with little attention to his writings or his role in the group.

LA Times, 24 August 2005