Samuel Tadros

Hudson Institute, Senior Fellow

Samuel Tadros is a Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute's Center for Religious Freedom. He is a Contributor to the Hoover Institution's Herbert and Jane Dwight Working Group on Islamism and the International Order and previously was a Professorial Lecturer at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University. His current research focuses on Egyptian politics, Islamist movements, and the fate of religious minorities. He is the author of Motherland Lost: The Egyptian and Coptic Quest for Modernity and the forthcoming book Reflections on the Revolution in Egypt.

Born and raised in Egypt, he received an M.A. in Democracy and Governance from Georgetown University and a B.A. in Political Science from the American University in Cairo. Mr. Tadros' articles have been published by the Wall Street Journal, National Review, Current Trends in Islamist Ideology, and the Weekly Standard.



Placing ISIS' Persecution of the Copts in Context

The murder of 21 Christians by ISIS in Libya brought condemnation from around the world. Their murder puts them in a long history of persecution of the Coptic church, writes Samuel Tadros.

Samuel Tadros

18 Mar 2015


The Continued Plight of Egypt's Copts

The coup removing President Morsi in July last year did not bring the Copts of Egypt the relief that many hoped for. Constitutional equality is irrelevant; unless the Egyptian government takes serious steps to address the issue, persecution will continue, says Samuel Tadros

Samuel Tadros

14 Jul 2014

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