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Inside Jihad: How Radical Islam Works and How to Defeat It

Inside Jihad: How Radical Islam Works and How to Defeat It
Tawfik Hamid
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
7:30PM — 8:45PM
Watch his talk here

Dr. Tawfik Hamid, an expert in cognitive psychology, is an Islamic thinker and reformer, and one time Islamic extremist from Egypt. He was a member of a radical Islamic organization Jamaa Islameia JI (of Egypt) with Dr. Ayman Al-Zawaherri, who later became the leader of Al-Qaeda. After being radicalized in the JI (approximately thirty-five years ago), he had an awakening of his human conscience, recognized the threat of Radical Islam, and started to teach modern peaceful interpretations of classical Islamic core texts. Dr. Hamid is the author of Inside Jihad: How Radical Islam Works; Why It Should Terrify Us: How To Defeat It.

The book Inside Jihad was available for purchase at the event.

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