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    • Does ISIS Really Have Nothing to Do with Islam? Islamic Apologetics Carry Serious Risks.

    • By: Shadi Hamid
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Does ISIS Really Have Nothing to Do with Islam? Islamic Apologetics Carry Serious Risks." is from the Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Shadi Hamid and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Temptations of Power

    • Islamists & Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East
    • By: Shadi Hamid
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
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    In 1989, Francis Fukuyama famously announced the "end of history." The Berlin Wall had fallen; liberal democracy had won out. But what of illiberal democracy - the idea that popular majorities, working through the democratic process, might reject gender equality, religious freedoms, and other norms that Western democracies take for granted? Nowhere have such considerations become more relevant than in the Middle East, where the uprisings of 2011 swept the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist groups to power.

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    • Enlightening

    • By Federico on 10-05-17

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