Activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali says US has its head in the sand when it comes to ISIS – Fox News

A leading voice on the rights of Muslim women said Sunday U.S. lawmakers continue to take a “head in the sand” approach to the “ideology of radical Islam.”

“You cannot defeat the idea of ISIS if you won’t talk about the idea itself,” Ayaan Hirsi Ali told Maria Bartiromo on “Sunday Morning Futures.” “And it’s unfortunate that this idea is embedded—it’s entrenched—in Islam.”

Ali, who testified before the Senate Homeland Security Committee in June, wrote an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal on Aug. 10 where she criticized President Trump for not following through well enough on his campaign promise to take a firmer approach to combatting “Islamic extremism.”

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