The fact is that not only do people get more wise and more conservative as they get older, they get more kind and more generous, too.
Even non-democratic allies no longer trust America. Barack Obama has alienated our most important and longest standing Arab allies, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Both the anti-Muslim Brotherhood and the anti-Iran Arab states have lost respect for him.
Also, when you escape a Communist regime, you treasure liberty and you understand that as government and state expand, liberty must contract.
America will nurture a new Muslim - one who can believe in Muhammad and the Quran but who abandons belief in a Shariah-based state and affirms the primary American value of individual liberty, which has not been a normative Islamic value.