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Understanding Islam with Lesley Hazleton, Author of "The First Muslim"

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With Sunni militants declaring a new Islamic state in the Middle East and two Shia-led regimes in peril, we discuss the origins of Islam with an author who spent thirteen years in the Middle East.

  

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Here's her TED talk on reading the Koran:

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