Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Daoud Kuttab

Daoud Kuttab, a former professor at Princeton University and the founder and former director of the Institute of Modern Media at Al-Quds University in Ramallah, is a leading activist for media freedom in the Middle East.

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas
World Affairs 6

Can Palestine Win the Peace?

Having withstood the test of war, the Palestinian unity government that was created less than two months before the conflict began will now become the main vehicle for Gaza’s reconstruction. To… read more

Newsart for An Arab “Third Way”
World Affairs 1

An Arab “Third Way”

For more than a half-century, the Arab world has endured a brutal competition between military or royal dictatorships and militant Islamist regimes. Now, with Egypt’s revolution faltering, many Arabs … read more

Newsart for The New Arab Censors
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The New Arab Censors

The Internet has proved to be a powerful tool for overcoming media restrictions and censorship worldwide. But new restrictions on Web-based news media, such as those in Jordan, threaten to reverse… read more

Newsart for The Case for Palestine
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The Case for Palestine

The case for an independent state of Palestine has never been so compelling as it is today. The recent deadly violence in Gaza is the latest proof that people under occupation and siege need a… read more

Newsart for Egypt on Jordan’s Mind
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Egypt on Jordan’s Mind

The behavior of Jordan’s Royal Court in the days following the announcement of the victory of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsi in Egypt’s presidential election tells an intriguing story. The… read more

Newsart for Palestine’s State of Mind
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Palestine’s State of Mind

Palestinians’ desire to obtain a UN vote on statehood (in whatever form) does not mean that they cannot have direct negotiations with Israel. If the UN vote succeeds, however, it will not be a people … read more

Newsart for America’s Arab Comeback
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America’s Arab Comeback

Without much fanfare, the past few months have seen no anti-American demonstrations and no burning of American flags across the Arab world. Arabs seem increasingly willing to accept – and even… read more

Newsart for Peace, Not Process
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Peace, Not Process

The US should stop pushing for the resumption of the Palestinian-Israeli peace process. Doing so might be the best way to achieve peace – a paradox that reflects the huge gap between a peace process… read more

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