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Rami G. Khouri

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Rami George Khouri is an internationally syndicated political columnist and book author. He was the first director, and is now a senior fellow, at the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut. He also serves as a nonresident senior fellow at the Kennedy School of Harvard University. He is editor at large, and former executive editor, of the Beirut-based Daily Star newspaper, and was awarded the Pax Christi International Peace Prize for 2006.

He teaches or lectures annually at the American University of Beirut and Northeastern University. He has been a fellow and visiting scholar at Harvard, Mount Holyoke, Princeton, Syracuse, The Fletcher School at Tufts, Northeastern, Denver, Oklahoma and Stanford universities, and is a member of the Brookings Institution Task Force on US Relations with the Islamic World. He is a Fellow of the Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs (Arab East Jerusalem). He also serves on the Joint Advisory Board of the Northwestern University Journalism School in Doha, Qatar, Georgetown University’s Center for Regional and International Studies in Doha, Qatar, and recently completed a four-year term on the International Advisory Council of the International Committee of the Red Cross.

He was editor-in-chief of the Jordan Times for seven years and for 18 years was general manager of Al Kutba, Publishers, in Amman, Jordan, where he also served as a consultant to the Jordanian tourism ministry on biblical archaeological sites. He has hosted programs on archaeology, history and current public affairs on Jordan Television and Radio Jordan, and often comments on Mideast issues in the international media.

He has a BA and MSc degrees respectively in political science and mass communications from Syracuse University, NY, USA.


      Recent Articles

Date Article
10/20/2016 The common test facing Mosul, Iraq, and the entire Arab world
10/12/2016 Time to explore new responses to war crimes
10/05/2016 On Syria, this is fantasy sports season in the United States
09/28/2016 Shutting Arab minds and mouths leads to disaster
09/21/2016 Why $37 billion in US aid to Israel endangers us all
09/14/2016 America’s greatness and darkness emerge together
09/07/2016 Israel-Palestine clarity on the F-train from Brooklyn
08/31/2016 Statecraft lessons from northern Syria
08/27/2016 A call to action for law and human decency in Yemen
08/24/2016 Israelis, Palestinians: desperately seeking leadership
08/20/2016 Omran’s picture elicits deep Arab anger — and fear
08/17/2016 Beat Islamic State in the three battlegrounds of its birth
08/13/2016 Syria’s many lessons captured in a monumental book
08/10/2016 Aleppo captures the generational battle of the whole Arab world
08/06/2016 The meaning of Lebanon’s stalled governance system
08/03/2016 Many early warning signs signaled current Arab disarray
07/30/2016 Why the strong words from the United States on Israel?
07/27/2016 Arab summits remind us of our frivolous governance systems
07/23/2016 Syria becomes ever more complicated
07/20/2016 Banning opposition groups is a failed Arab legacy
07/16/2016 When is the moment to ask for more effective anti-terror policy?
07/13/2016 Egypt’s bold but marginal, mysterious diplomacy
07/09/2016 Listen carefully…”Burn it down, man”
07/06/2016 We should complete the circle of Elie Wiesel’s life
07/02/2016 A notable legal victory for justice in Palestine
06/29/2016 The troubling dimensions of attacks in Jordan and Lebanon
06/22/2016 A court case in Egypt worth watching
06/18/2016 Syria suffers the consequences of incoherent statecraft by many
06/15/2016 Americans’ attitudes to Mideast war migrants are largely noble
06/11/2016 Condemn terror and get beyond the moral vacuum
06/08/2016 Anticipate a globalized Islamist virtual gangster cult
06/04/2016 I hear desperate cries for a credible mediator
06/01/2016 International law works best when applied consistently
05/28/2016 Ennahda in Tunisia pioneers another Arab era and test
05/25/2016 Will we attack our own dysfunctions as we battle Islamic State?
05/21/2016 Will we see two Islamic emirates in Syria soon?
05/18/2016 A critical Palestinian shift worth watching
05/14/2016 Is this the way out of our awful situation?
05/11/2016 Yes, let us honestly assess Sykes-Picot’s ugly century
05/07/2016 Al-Qaeda aims in Idlib offer an important test
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