Oct. 25, 2022

304 | Shadi Hamid: The Problem of Democracy

304 | Shadi Hamid: The Problem of Democracy

Shadi Hamid, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and author of The Problem of Democracy: America, the Middle East, and the Rise and Fall of an Idea, joins The Realignment to discuss the domestic and international challenges facing "democracy," why how democratic liberalism compares to its rivals in China and Russia, and what the Middle East can teach America about de-escalating "existential" political conflict.


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Shadi Hamid, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and author of The Problem of Democracy: America, the Middle East, and the Rise and Fall of an Idea, joins The Realignment to discuss the domestic and international challenges facing "democracy," why how democratic liberalism compares to its rivals in China and Russia, and what the Middle East can teach America about de-escalating "existential" political conflict.