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State Department taps Texas lawyer to serve as ‘America’s ambassador to Muslims’ Published: August 30, 2014

Is there a tougher job description than Shaarik Zafar’s?

As the State Department’s new special representative to Muslim communities, the boyish-looking Texas lawyer is America’s ambassador to Muslims around the world during a summer of nonstop grim headlines from Gaza, Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq, Washington Post reports. All are places where his brand is not, let’s say, wildly popular.

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