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Samuel Tadros

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Samuel Tadros is a Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom. At Hudson, he is researching Middle Eastern politics, Islamist movements and religious freedom.

He is also the Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Middle Eastern Studies at the Hoover Institution, a Professorial Lecturer at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) where he teaches Middle Eastern politics, and the co-host of Sam & Ammar at Al Hurra TV, a program dedicated to covering Middle Eastern political and social developments from a classical liberal perspective. He has received his MA in Democracy and Governance from Georgetown University and his BA in Political Science from the American University in Cairo.

His articles have previously been published by the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, The Atlantic, Current Trends in Islamist Ideology, National Review, World Affairs, and the Weekly Standard.
He is the author of Motherland Lost: The Egyptian and Coptic Quest for Modernity __(2013) and __Reflections on the Revolution in Egypt (2014) both by Hoover Press.

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Samuel Tadros quoted by The Washington Post on Egyptian soccer star Mohamed Salah

Samuel Tadros quoted in The Washington Examiner on sectarian attacks on Copts in Egypt

Samuel Tadros quoted by France24 on murder of a bishop in Egypt

Samuel Tadros quoted in The New York Times on Coptic Pope Tawadros

Samuel Tadros quoted in The Tablet on the murder of a Orthodox Bishop in Egypt

Samuel Tadros quoted in The Guardian on the recent murder of a Coptic bishop in Egypt

Samuel Tadros congressional testimony quoted in The New York Times

Samuel Tadros quoted in The Daily Beast on Syrian exploitation of Christians

Event featuring Samuel Tadros covered by The Christian Post

Samuel Tadros quoted in The Atlantic on the Coptic Church in America

Samuel Tadros quoted in The Algemeiner on the Egyptian elections

Samuel Tadros interviewed on the John Batchelor Show on Trump and the media

Samuel Tadros quoted by AFP on upcoming presidential nominations in Egypt

Samuel Tadros quoted in The Investigative Project on Terrorism on potential connections between the Muslim Brotherhood and ISIS

Samuel Tadros quoted in The Atlantic on ISIS attacks on Egyptian Christians

Samuel Tadros featured on Warcast discussing violence in Sinai

Samuel Tadros quoted in The Atlantic on ISIS’ targeting of Christians in Egypt

Samuel Tadros quoted by The Investigative Project on Terrorism on the Egyptian Revolutionary Council (ERC)

Samuel Tadros quoted by Fox News on de-radicalization programs

Samuel Tadros quoted by Bloomberg and The Algemeiner on the recent deadly attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt

Samuel Tadros quoted in Middle East Monitor on the state of Egypt’s Coptic community

Samuel Tadros quoted by The Wall Street Journal on Egypt’s Coptic community

Samuel Tadros quoted by Dennis Ross in USA Today regarding the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood’s reaction to Pope Francis’ visit to Egypt

Samuel Tadros quoted in The Independent on the topic of tensions between the Egyptian regime and the country’s Coptic community

Sam Tadros quoted in TIME, Bloomberg, Fox News, National Review, American Conservative, PJ Media and Huffington Post on the Palm Sunday Coptic Church bombings in Egypt

Samuel Tadros’s article on Middle East Christian refugees cited in New Zealand Catholic

Samuel Tadros quoted in U.S. News & World Report and Herald and News on President Trump’s executive order regarding religious minorities

Samuel Tadros quoted in Foreign Affairs on Quesna, Egypt

Samuel Tadros’s presentation at the Westminster Institute on Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood written up in Religious Freedon Coalition

Samuel Tadros quoted in Fox News on the lack of clarity in Egypt’s new church law

Samuel Tadros quoted in BuzzFeed on the Egyptian landlord of the Breitbart offices

Sam Tadros interviewed in Al Masry Al Youm on religious freedom in Egypt

Samuel Tadros quoted in TIME Magazine on different theories about the terror attack on EgyptAir 804

Samuel Tadros quoted in Jerusalem Post on Egyptians’ perceptions of Sisi’s speech

Samuel Tadros quoted in World Mag on the Egyptian government targeting non-Islamist politicians, activists, and human right organizations

Samuel Tadros quoted in Catholic News Agency on the four Coptic Christian teenagers facing up to five years in prison after an Egyptian court found them guilty of blasphemy against Islam

Samuel Tadros quoted in World Mag# on blasphemy cases in Egypt

Samuel Tadros quoted in International Business Times on the state of Christianity in Egypt

Samuel Tadros quoted in World Magazine on the martyrdom of Egypt’s Coptic Christians

Samuel Tadros and Mokhtar Awad’s article on the ISIS affiliate in Egypt quoted in CNN and Bloomberg

Samuel Tadros’s tribute to Fouad Ajami quoted in Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette

Samuel Tadros and Mokhtar Awad’s article on the firebombing of KFC branches in Egypt quoted in Washington Post

Samuel Tadros quoted in Toronto Star on the displacement of Syrian refugees

Samuel Tadros quoted in Bloomberg on the Egyptian elections

Samuel Tadros’s lecture on the roots of anti-Semitism featured in Australia’s Jewish News

Samuel Tadros quoted in Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian on western governments being hesitant to openly accept minority groups from the Middle East

Samuel Tadros’s forthcoming study on ISIS, co-authored by Mokhtar Awad, quoted in CNN

Samuel Tadros quoted in Bloomberg News on Sisi’s Suez Canal expansion