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Samuel Tadros

Senior Fellow

Samuel Tadros is a Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute's Center for Religious Freedom. At Hudson, he is researching the rise of Islamist movements in the Middle East and its implications on religious freedom and regional politics.

Prior to joining Hudson in 2011, Tadros was a Senior Partner at the Egyptian Union of Liberal Youth, an organization that aims to spread the ideas of classical liberalism in Egypt. He has received his MA in Democracy and Governance from Georgetown University and his BA in Political Science from the American University in Cairo. Mr. Tadros has previously interned at the American Enterprise Institute, where he worked on the Muslim Brotherhood and worked as a consultant for the Hudson Institute on Moderate Islamic Thinkers, and most recently the Heritage Foundation on Religious Freedom in Egypt. In 2007 he was chosen by the State Department in its first Leaders for Democracy Fellowship Program in collaboration with Syracuse University's Maxwell School.

His articles have previously been published by the Wall Street Journal, Current Trends in Islamist Ideology, National Review, World Affairs, and the Weekly Standard. Mr. Tadros is a Professorial Lecturer at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies, and a Distinguished Visiting Fellow of Middle Eastern Studies at Hoover Institution.

In 2013, Tadros published Motherland Lost: The Egyptian and Coptic Quest for Modernity (Hoover), a book on the Copts and the modern politics of Egypt.

In the Media

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Samuel Tadros on the Orthodox Christian Network, December 5, 2017

Samuel Tadros on the Orthodox Christian Network, December 5, 2017

U.S. Aid Worker Released from Egypt, EWTN News Nightly, April 21, 2017

U.S. Aid Worker Released from Egypt, EWTN News Nightly, April 21, 2017

Religious Persecution in Egypt, EWTN, April 3, 2017

Religious Persecution in Egypt, EWTN, April 3, 2017

Egypt & Persecution of Coptic Christians, Mimi Geerges Show, January 26, 2017

Egypt & Persecution of Coptic Christians, Mimi Geerges Show, January 26, 2017

The Plight of Egypt’s Christians, CRadio, January 25, 2017

The Plight of Egypt’s Christians, CRadio, January 25, 2017

من واشنطن- أبرز المحطات السياسية الأميركية في 2016, Al Jazeera Arabic قناة الجزير, December 30, 2016

من واشنطن- أبرز المحطات السياسية الأميركية في 2016, Al Jazeera Arabic قناة الجزير, December 30, 2016

أقباط مصر: هل ثمة تمييز؟, Al Hurra, December 21, 2016

أقباط مصر: هل ثمة تمييز؟, Al Hurra, December 21, 2016

هل يؤثر فشل الانقلاب بعلاقات واشنطن وأنقرة؟, Al-Jazeera, July 27, 2016

هل يؤثر فشل الانقلاب بعلاقات واشنطن وأنقرة؟, Al-Jazeera, July 27, 2016

هل يرضخ أوباما ويصنف جماعة الإخوان إرهابية؟, Al-Jazeera, March 9, 2016

هل يرضخ أوباما ويصنف جماعة الإخوان إرهابية؟, Al-Jazeera, March 9, 2016

Islamism and the Crisis of Modernity, Keynote Presentation at the 2016 Telos Conference in New York, NY, January 16–17, 2016

Islamism and the Crisis of Modernity, Keynote Presentation at the 2016 Telos Conference in New York, NY, January 16–17, 2016

A Modern Conspiracy, ABC News (Australia), October 25, 2015

A Modern Conspiracy, ABC News (Australia), October 25, 2015

The Place of Christians in the Middle East, ABC News (Australia), September 7, 2015

The Place of Christians in the Middle East, ABC News (Australia), September 7, 2015

Remembering Fouad Ajami, Opinion Journal, July 1, 2015

Remembering Fouad Ajami, Opinion Journal, July 1, 2015

Egypt Two Years After Morsi: Part 1, Testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, May 20, 2015

Egypt Two Years After Morsi: Part 1, Testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, May 20, 2015

مستقبل العلاقات بين واشنطن والإخوان المسلمين, Al-Jazeera, April 29, 2015

مستقبل العلاقات بين واشنطن والإخوان المسلمين, Al-Jazeera, April 29, 2015

Sam Tadros Discusses Copts on John Batchelor Show, April 15, 2015

Sam Tadros Discusses Copts on John Batchelor Show, April 15, 2015

Sam Tadros on the murder of 21 Copts by ISIS,  Morning in America, February 18, 2015

Sam Tadros on the murder of 21 Copts by ISIS, Morning in America, February 18, 2015

Samuel Tadros discussing late Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show, November 21, 2014

Samuel Tadros discussing late Fouad Ajami on The John Batchelor Show, November 21, 2014

A Tribute To the Great Fouad Ajami, Bill Bennett's Morning in America, November 13, 2014

A Tribute To the Great Fouad Ajami, Bill Bennett's Morning in America, November 13, 2014

Opinion: Fouad Ajami’s Final Lessons, WSJ Live, November 12, 2014

Opinion: Fouad Ajami’s Final Lessons, WSJ Live, November 12, 2014

Samuel Tadros discussing Islamism on The John Batchelor Show, February 28, 2014

Samuel Tadros discussing Islamism on The John Batchelor Show, February 28, 2014

A Return to Authoritarianism in Egypt?, WSJ Live, November 26, 2013

A Return to Authoritarianism in Egypt?, WSJ Live, November 26, 2013

"A Civil War in Egypt?," Samuel Tadros interviewed on WSJ Live, August 16, 2013

Tadros discusses the Future of Egypt on the John Batchelor Show, August 6, 2013

Tadros discusses the Future of Egypt on the John Batchelor Show, August 6, 2013

"Can the Military bring order to Egypt?", Samuel Tadros interviewed on WSJ Live, July 10, 2013