Nader Hashemi is an associate professor of Middle East and Islamic politics and director of the Center for Middle East Studies in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. He is the author of Islam, Secularism, and Liberal Democracy: Toward a Democratic Theory for Muslim Societies; and co-editor of The People Reloaded: The Green Movement and the Struggle for Iran’s Future; and, most recently, The Syria Dilemma. On Twitter: @naderalihashemi.


Writing in the Cairo Review