Tawfik Hamid is a senior fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies and is considered a world authority on Islamism and counterterrorism. He has been a keynote speaker at intelligence summits in Washington, DC, and elsewhere. He has discussed jihadism with senators and members of Congress and has lectured at conferences on the topic and at several universities. He has appeared on ABC News, CNN, Fox News, and the BBC, and he has published analyses in the Hudson Institute, the Jerusalem Post, the National Review, the New York Daily News, and the Wall Street Journal, among others.
" Inside Jihad is a fascinating look at the driving forces behind
radical Islam and provides new insight on how to confront its
growing threat around the world today." John McCain, Republican
"Dr. Tawfik Hamid has a compelling personal story. He's had a front-row seat to radical Islam and has firsthand knowledge of the dangers posed by the growing global Jihad movement. His is a voice that must be heard." Van D. Hipp, Jr., Chairman, American Defense International, Inc.
"[Dr. Hamid] is clearly one of the most courageous men I have ever known. He has stood up fearlessly to the tsunami of Islamic extremism to share his tolerant vision of the immediate need for Islam's reformation -- to truly become a religion of peace." Dr. Robert Katz, Executive Director, The Intelligence Summit
"Hamid is a great scholar whose knowledge of terrorism is extremely valuable. There is no doubt about his first-hand experience and depth of knowledge. He is truly a treasure." Lt. Gen. Claude M. Kicklighter (ret.), Former Commander, U.S. Army Western Command; former Director of Security Assistance, Army Security Assistance Center; former Chief of Staff, Army Material Development and Readiness Command; former Army Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics; former Director of Army Staff, Office of Chief of Staff
"Inside Jihad is mandatory reading for everyone who wants to understand the reality of the threats the world faces. You must know your enemy to defeat the enemy, and Dr. Hamid knows the enemy as only a former jihadist could know." David G. Major, retired FBI executive, founder, Centre for Counterintelligence and Security Studies
"A powerful source book by a former insider who explains how Islamic jihadists use their strict interpretation of the Quran and the hadiths to recruit new members and indoctrinate them into a culture of hate." Cecily Hilleary, reporter, Middle East Monitor , Voice of America
"A fascinating look at the driving forces behind radical Islam that provides new insight on how to confront its growing threat around the world today." Senator John McCain
"Inside Jihad is an illuminating read for anyone willing to understand a phenomenon that constitutes a huge threat to our modern world." Laure Mandeville, chief US correspondent, Le Figaro
"Dr. Hamid has developed powerful strategies to address -- and hopefully defeat -- the use of the Islamic faith as a weapon." Jeff Young, senior analyst and investigative correspondent, Voice of America TV
"I've read and reviewed counter-jihad classics by bestselling experts [but if] someone said to me, 'I want to read just one book about jihad,' I'd give that reader Dr. Hamid's book." Danusha Goska, frontpagemag.com