Category: Tawfik Hamid
Dr. Tawfik Hamid (aka Tarek Abdelhamid), is an Islamic thinker and reformer, and one time Islamic extremist from Egypt. He was a member of a terrorist Islamic organization Jammaa Islameia (Egypt) with Dr. Ayman al-Zawahiri, who became later on the second in command of Al-Qaeda.
Dr. Hamid is currently a Senior Fellow and Chair of the study of Islamic Radicalism at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in the United States.
His website can be found at www.TawfikHamid.com.
How Western tolerance breeds intolerance in the Muslim world
By Tawfik Hamid Recently a well-known Egyptian TV show host, Wael El-Abrashi, invited a leading Islamic scholar Sheick Yasser Burhani to discuss the future of tourism in Egypt after the Jan 25th Revolution. The discussion that appeared on one of the mainstream TV channels in the country was titled: “This…Read More
Muslim reformer supports Congressional hearings on Radical Islam
Why, as a Muslim, I support the congressional hearings about Radical Islam By Tawfik Hamid www.tawfikhamid.com House Homeland Security Committee chairman, Republican Peter King, of New York, opens hearings on the threat of homegrown Islamic terrorism in Washington, DC, on Thursday 10 March. Congressman Keith Ellison, a Muslim, objected to…Read More
Islam’s ‘First True Reformation’ begins
Finally, The First True Reformation of Islam is startingby Dr. Tawfik Hamid A historic and potentially momentous event occurred on January 24, 2011 impacting the teachings and understanding of Islam. To put that event in perspective, we have seen over the last few decades problems related to Islamism, including terrorism,…Read More