This edition: Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam is Shaping the WorldTweet
Original tape date: November 1, 2016.
First aired: February 5, 2017.
Brookings Institution’s Shadi Hamid says that though many hope that Islam will follow the same trajectory as Christianity and the West — a reformation and eventually secularization — he has come to the reluctant conclusion that the religion will be resistant to these forces for a long time to come. Why is Islam “exceptional” in this way?
Shadi Hamid Senior Fellow - Foreign Policy, Center for Middle East Policy, The Brookings Institution