“O you who have believed, do not take the Jews and the Christians as allies. They are allies of one another. And whoever is an ally to them among you – then indeed, he is of them. Indeed, Allah guides not the wrongdoing people.” (Qur’an 5:51)
This is one of the many verses that Islamic apologists in the US claim has no practical application today, but applies only to very particular circumstances in the seventh century. Imam Abul Baraa Muhammad Abdullah Amreeki doesn’t seem to have received that memo.