Research Paper (postgraduate) from the year 2016 in the subject American Studies - Literature, , language: English, abstract: The focus of this paper is the plight the Muslims of the world, especially those living in America, face due to religious discriminations. This discrimination is the result of the religious profiling of the media and the institutions which are working to spread the ideology of the West to the rest of the world. Everything is under their control so they manipulate the facts. Many Asian writers have tried to portray the true picture of the scene but it remains a great crisis need to be resolved. This paper will examine the core issues resulting from the religious profiling with the references from the novel 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist', written by Mohsin Hamid in the context of post-9/11 milieu of the world, especially about the dealing with the Muslims.Muhammad Rizwan has done his Graduation from Govt College G.T.Road Jhelum. He struggled to get a Masters degree in Geography in 2009. later on, he shifted his attention to the field of literature and has done his Masters in English Literature. Currently he is busy in getting his M.Phil Degree in English Literature.