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Repression and Democratization in the Case of Egypt’s Islamists

April 10, 2014, Salma Howeedy

On April 10, 2014, the Brookings Institution hosted a book launch marking the release of Temptations of Power: Islamists & Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East, a new book by Shadi Hamid, fellow with the Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World in the Saban Center for Middle East Policy. After his presentation, Hamid sat down with Margaret Brennan, a foreign policy correspondent at CBS News, to expand on the Muslim Brotherhood, U.S. foreign policy in Egypt, and the role Islamists have played in Egypt’s democratic process.

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