Shadi Hamid

Brookings Institution; The Atlantic

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Shadi Hamid is a senior fellow with the Project on US Relations at the Brookings Institution and former director of research at the Brookings Doha Center. He is the author of Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East and Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle over Islam Is Reshaping the World.

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“Trump deserves to be impeached, but that doesn’t mean impeachment is a good idea. … It distracts Democrats from their strong suits.

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  House Speaker Nancy…

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