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The Tribal Trump Card
The Rise of the “Westernists”

The “alt-right” shares something important with Islamists: they both owe much of their recent success to quickly grasping the fact that politics is no longer just about policies.

Published on: November 16, 2017
Shadi Hamid is a senior fellow at the Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World at the Brookings Institution and co-editor of the new book Rethinking Political Islam. Rashid Dar is a senior research assistant at the Brookings Institution.
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