Can being smarter about Islam help Muslims reject terrorist appeals? Maybe.

The editors at Brookings Institute (C. Christine Fair, Jacob S. Goldstein and Ali Hamza) say:

“There is a popular misconception that the serious study of Islam is a step on the road toward radicalization and terrorism. But a heartening finding indicates that knowledge is good, and that those who know more about Islam are more resistant to extremist appeals.”

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