Shadi Hamid

Shadi Hamid


Senior fellow @BrookingsInst; Contributing editor @TheAtlantic; Author #IslamicExceptionalism. Find my books here: https://t.co/7ixbCJfu9Z

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The Friday Essay is a new series at @WisdomCrowdsPod  , w @dmarusichere  and I alternate essays each week. Please consider joining us to get access to this and other subscribers-only content 👇🏽

The Diminishing Returns of American Exceptionalism

Europe watchers, this one is going to be 🔥 Dropping tonight. Sign up for free to get it straight to your inbox:

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From the foreword of a 1993 World Bank report

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Will Europe Become a Geopolitical Backwater? (Maybe.)

Getting closer. First draft of manuscript almost done.

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In this clip, I discuss how Trumpism was worse for the country but at least it was intelligible. Wokeness is just bizarre—a discourse of marginalization promoted by the most privileged 👇🏽 Listen to the full conversation here:

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Muslims were another minority group where Trump made significant gains. 35% voted for Trump, according to this AP VoteCast survey

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I hadn't seen this. It is difficult to watch. A Palestinian father finds out that his four kids were killed by an Israeli airstrike. He says "There were four. Where are they? Where are they?"

Wow. I didn’t know what to expect. But this is one of the most powerful speeches I’ve seen from a politician in a long time. This is Atlanta mayor @KeishaBottoms . Please give it a listen and share:

Remember all those commentators and journalists who smugly informed us that the Woke craziness and suppression of campus speech was being overhyped and it was just a few overzealous students? They'll never admit they're wrong. But they were very, very wrong

As #Sweden  continues to refuse lockdown, its deaths per million is skyrocketing, far exceeding the US as well as its neighbors. Compare to Finland and Norway, for example

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My new piece in @TheAtlantic  is out today: The Chinese regime *is* to blame, and we shouldn't be coy about saying so. To say that this is racism is absurd. A regime is not a race

This is an early contender for silliest single sentence of 2021. Awe-inspiring.

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I shouldn't be surprised, but it's sort of amazing to me how many Americans (on Twitter) seem to think America is a uniquely evil force in world affairs. Is it a white privilege thing? I don't know. But at some point it devolves from well deserved self-critique into pathology

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