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Brad Sherman: State Dep't Should Hire Islamic Scholars to Combat IS Ideology
by Sam Taylor
Congressman Brad Sherman (D., Calif.) said the U.S. State Department has enough lawyers, but needs more experts in Islamic jurisprudence to combat the ideology of the Islamic State.
On Tuesday, Sherman told a congressional hearing that the U.S. should hire Muslim theologians and experts in Shari'a law to help reduce the threat of worldwide terror.
Sherman backed up his statements during an interview with Al Jazeera America's Antonio Mora on Tuesday night.
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