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Illiberal Intelligentsia and the Future of Democracy in Egypt

Posted on Feb 15, 2018

January 9, 2018 National Press Club Washington DC The Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy (CSID) hosted a panel titled “Illiberal...

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19th Annual Conference Call for Papers

Posted on Jan 22, 2018

CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF ISLAM AND DEMOCRACY 19th Annual Conference Call for Paper Proposals Authoritarianism and Democratic Decline in the...

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Why Trump Should Support Tunisia

Posted on May 24, 2017

Trump just sent the wrong signal to the Islamic world. Here’s how he can send the right one. Even if Trump’s visit was billed as a...

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Trump Saudi Arabia Trip a Chance to Make Muslim Relations “Great Again”

Posted on May 19, 2017

As President Trump prepares to take his first international trip since taking office, both his supporters and detractors would acknowledge...

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Sen. Chris Murphy: President Trump Needs to Have the Necessary “Difficult Conversations” with Islamic World Leaders

Posted on May 19, 2017

Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy held high-level conference in Washington, DC to tackle how the Trump Administration can...

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18th Annual Conference

Posted on May 1, 2017

The Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy cordially invites you to attend the 18th Annual Conference on May 18, 2017: The Trump...

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Report: Tunisia: A Model for Democracy in the Arab World

Posted on Feb 21, 2017

By Meherzia Labidi February 2, 2017 National Press Club Washington, D.C. Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for being here today to listen to...

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A female Muslim politician has a message for Trump

Posted on Feb 4, 2017

Meherzia Labidi is an elected female parliamentarian from Tunisia. She wears a hijab and is a practicing Muslim. And she has a message of...

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Tunisia: A Model for Democracy in the Arab World

Posted on Jan 31, 2017

The Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy (CSID) cordially invites you to a luncheon meeting: Tunisia: A Model for Democracy in the...

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Proposed Muslim Immigration Ban Unconstitutional and Counterproductive

Posted on Jan 30, 2017

CSID Press Release: For more information, please contact Prof. Asma Afsaruddin, Chair of the Board, +1-812-856-7347 Dr. Radwan Masmoudi,...

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Happy Holidays from CSID

Posted on Dec 26, 2016

On behalf of the CSID Board of Directors, Members, Fellows, and Supporters, we wish you all Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, Happy...

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Report: Islam and democracy towards active citizenship

Posted on Nov 30, 2016

The Center for the Studies of Islam and Democracy Center held in collaboration with the Al Medina Memory association and in partnership...

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Report: Supporting Tunisia: A priority for the Trump Administration?

Posted on Nov 17, 2016

As Tunisia’s transition to democracy continues to move forward, in spite of the challenges it faces particularly with regards to its...

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Clear Set of Standards Needed for Engagement with ‘Political Islamists’

Posted on Nov 11, 2016

In the Foreign Affairs Committee Report, MPs conclude that the phrase ‘political Islam’ is vague; has no universally-accepted...

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Democracy in the Arab World: The Obama Legacy & Beyond

Posted on Oct 8, 2016

The Arab Center Washington DC in partnership with Center for Middle East Studies, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University...

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121 U.S. Experts Call on President Obama to Visit Tunisia

Posted on Oct 1, 2016

1611 CONNECTICUT AVE. NW, SUITE 300 WASHINGTON, D.C. 20009 POMED.ORG July 27, 2016 The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United...

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REPORT: Consolidating the First Democracy in the Arab World – Why Tunisia Matters

Posted on Sep 22, 2016

September 22, 2016 With the occasion of the UN General Assembly in New York, Former Prime Minister of Tunisia Ali Larayedh made a visit to...

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17th Annual Conference

Posted on Mar 31, 2016


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Report: The Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Act of 2015

Posted on Mar 17, 2016

Implications for Egypt and the Region March 17, 2016 National Press Club Washington, DC On Thursday March 17th, the Center for the Study...

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2015 Year End Donations to CSID

Posted on Dec 28, 2015

As you make your final decisions on your charitable giving before the tax year deadline on December 31, please consider making a gift or a...

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Lessons from Tunisia: A Path toward Reconciliation and Democracy

Posted on Dec 1, 2015

The Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy (CSID), Georgetown University’s Center for Christian-Muslim Understanding, and the...

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114 Experts Urge Congress to Provide Increased Aid to Tunisia

Posted on Oct 20, 2015

A diverse group of 114 former Members of Congress, prominent Middle East experts, and former government officials sent a letter to House...

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Democratization Under Fire: Can Tunisia Show the Way?

Posted on Oct 19, 2015

October 28, 2015 Location: U.S. Institute of Peace 2301 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20037 As Tunisia struggles to build a...

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CSID Congratulates the Tunisian People & Civil Society Organizations on Winning the Nobel Peace Prize

Posted on Oct 14, 2015

The Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy (CSID) extends warm congratulations to the Tunisian People and the National Dialogue...

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Report: Egypt on the Brink – Panel Luncheon with Leaders of the Egyptian Opposition

Posted on Oct 13, 2015

The Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy (CSID) gathered exiled opposition leaders and Washington-based officials, opinion leaders,...

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