Creeping Sharia: Dem Congressman: State Dep’t Should Hire Islamic Scholars to Combat ISIS

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.

“We have the outreach–what we don’t have is the research,” Sherman said. “Keep in mind, the State Department has a thousand lawyers. I think they ought to hire one or two experts in Islamic jurisprudence, whether they be practicing Muslims or others who have the expertise.

“It’s not enough to say, ‘look at what ISIS did, they beheaded somebody, it’s evil’.”…

  • pop

    Hag on? They say ISIS isn’t Islam? Why hire them?

    • pop

      Sb hang on!

      • dance…dancetotheradio

        That was amusing.

  • Norman_In_New_York

    I recommend two experts to hire, Daniel Pipes and Robert Spencer.

  • Allchris Tiansleave

    The US is well on its way to matching the results of Turkey. 100 years ago Turkey had 20% non-muslims. Most of them were Christians. Now they have less than .2 % non muslims. Less than 200,000 Christians remain.

  • dance…dancetotheradio

    Sherman’s a dink.
    You don’t fight an ideology by hiring proponents of that ideology.

  • Blacksmith

    “It’s not enough to say, ‘look at what ISIS did, they beheaded somebody, it’s evil’.”…
    No it is not enough, now you need to grow a pair and kick these scum out of our country, they don’t assimilate and become part of our culture they try to bring their culture and hate here.

  • tom_billesley

    You don’t need to pay muslims to tell you to submit. They do it for free.