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Paisley Dodds And Lori Hinnant The Associated Press

Islamic State gets know-nothing recruits and rejoices

PARIS — The jihadi employment form asked the recruits, on a scale of 1 to 3, to rate their knowledge of Islam. And the Islamic State applicants, herded into a hangar somewhere at the Syria-Turkey border, turned out to be overwhelmingly ignorant.

The extremist group could hardly have hoped for better.