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Daoud Kuttab

Daoud Kuttab

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Daoud Kuttab, an award-winning Palestinian journalist, is a former journalism professor at Princeton University and founder and former director of the Institute of Modern Media at Al-Quds University in Ramallah.

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  1. Can Marwan Barghouti Be the Palestinian Nelson Mandela?
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    Can Marwan Barghouti Be the Palestinian Nelson Mandela?

    Feb 16, 2024 Daoud Kuttab thinks the imprisoned Fatah leader could be the key to reviving the two-state solution.

  2. Gaza’s Never-Ending Catastrophe
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    Gaza’s Never-Ending Catastrophe

    Oct 19, 2023 Daoud Kuttab draws parallels between the current war and the events that led to Palestinians’ deepest national trauma.

  3. A Winning World Cup Strategy for the Arab World
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    A Winning World Cup Strategy for the Arab World

    Dec 13, 2022 Daoud Kuttab asks whether Arab enthusiasm stirred by Morocco’s success can translate into broader regional cohesion.

  4. Resuscitating the Two-State Solution
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    Resuscitating the Two-State Solution

    Jul 13, 2022 Daoud Kuttab explains what American and Israeli leaders could do to change an increasingly unsustainable status quo.

  5. Something Is Rotten in Jerusalem
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    Something Is Rotten in Jerusalem

    Feb 22, 2022 Daoud Kuttab warns that Israeli policies in Palestinian neighborhoods are fueling tensions that could soon boil over.

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    Carbon Credits Hold the Key to Combating Deforestation

    Roselyn Fosuah Adjei explains how nature-based offsets could help reduce emissions and benefit local communities.
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    Alexei Navalny Did Not Die for Nothing

    Ian Buruma

    The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.

    highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.
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    The Submergence of Emerging Markets

    Andrés Velasco worries that major middle-income economies are facing a prolonged slowdown, jeopardizing global convergence.
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    How AI Could Reshape Medicine

    Junaid Nabi highlights the new technology’s potential to transform how we diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases.
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    Making Bretton Woods Work for Africa

    Hippolyte Fofack envisions a reformed global financial architecture that provides equal access to long-term patient capital.
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    Making Sense of Society

    Michael Spence considers why a healthy civil society is crucial to good governance and inclusive prosperity.
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.
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    Putin’s Silk Road Around Sanctions

    Robin Brooks & Simon Johnson urge Europe and the G7 to stop the re-export of Western goods to Russia from Central Asia and the Caucasus.
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    To Fight Climate Change, End Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

    Günther Thallinger & Ludovic Subran urge policymakers to recognize the true costs of a policy that harms the planet and does not help the poor.

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