Press Conference USA

November 22, 2014 07:30 AM
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SHADI HAMID/ "TEMPTATIONS OF POWER" On this edition of the program, Host Carol Castiel and VOA Senior Editor and former Cairo Bureau Chief, Elizabeth Arrott, speak with Shadi Hamid, Fellow at the Center for Middle East Policy at The Brookings Institution about his new book, Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East. Hamid explains how democratic elections have ironically rendered political Islamists more conservative and illiberal than moderate.