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    Shadi Hamid

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    Shadi Hamid is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, a contributing writer at the Atlantic, and co-founder and editor of Wisdom of Crowds. He is the author of Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam is Reshaping the World, and co-editor of Rethinking Political Islam. His first book, Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East was named a Foreign Affairs Best Book of 2014. In 2019, Hamid was named one of the world’s top 50 thinkers by Prospect magazine. His forthcoming book, The Problem of Democracy: America, the Middle East, and the Rise and Fall of an Idea, will be published by Oxford University Press in 2022. Hamid received his B.S. and M.A. from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and his Ph.D. in political science from Oxford University. Twitter: @shadihamid 

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