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Religion, Policy and Politics

Students who are supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted President Mohamed Mursi shout slogans in front of Cairo University (REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh).

Past Event

Temptations of Power: Islamists & Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East

April 9, 2014

On April 9, the Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World launced Hamid’s new book, Temptations of Power: Islamists & Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East, with a discussion of the past and future of political Islam. CBS News Correspondent Margaret Brennan moderated the discussion, after which Hamid took audience questions.

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