Shadi Hamid

Shadi Hamid is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and author of Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam is Reshaping the World

Authoritarians Won't Save the Middle East's Religious Minorities
Authoritarians Won’t Save the Middle East’s Religious Minorities

In every major Muslim country, governments use, abuse, and instrumentalize religion, but they don’t merely use it; they feature it…