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Rami G. Khouri

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Rami George Khouri is a Palestinian-Jordanian and US citizen whose family resides in Beirut and Nazareth. He is a founding member and senior policy fellow of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut, as well as a columnist at the Beirut-based Daily Star newspaper.

He is an internationally syndicated political columnist and book author, and a fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Dubai School of Government. He has been a visiting scholar at Stanford, Syracuse, Tufts, Mt. Holyoke and Northeastern universities, and in November 2006 he was the co-recipient of the Pax Christi International Peace Award for his efforts to bring peace and reconciliation to the Middle East.

He was a Nieman journalism fellow at Harvard University in 2001-02, and recently served for four years on the international advisory board of the International Committee of the Red Cross. He has a BA in political science and MSc in journalism from Syracuse University.

      Recent Articles

Date Article
04/30/2016 The music says so: the battle for citizen rights will be won
04/27/2016 A benchmark April day of Arab despair and radical change
04/23/2016 Ten observations on the wars in Syria
04/20/2016 The delusion of copying Lebanon’s political system
04/16/2016 Sanders’ balanced Israel-Palestine views are very American
04/13/2016 UN’s mediation experiences offer important lessons
04/09/2016 Persistent roots of Arab weakness and relinquished sovereignty
04/06/2016 The BDS debate goes mainstream
04/02/2016 Historic shifts in world’s view of Israel-Palestine
03/30/2016 Russia, Palmyra, and the Syrian kaleidoscope
03/26/2016 The painful lessons of Brussels seem hard to learn, so they continue
03/23/2016 The threat and opportunity of Kurds in Syria
03/19/2016 Will Lebanon face its immense climate change dangers?
03/16/2016 Glimpses into the top and bottom layers of war in Syria
03/12/2016 Time for a sensible international effort on Israel-Palestine
03/05/2016 The end of American exceptionalism?
03/02/2016 A terrifying film that we created, and can end
02/27/2016 Wars in Arab states? Partition them!
02/24/2016 Lebanon pays the price of dysfunctional governance
02/20/2016 The real threat to Arab countries is from within
02/17/2016 Remembering Anthony Shadid
02/13/2016 Complexities and perplexities in the Arab world
02/10/2016 Aleppo’s frightening reminder of wider threats, and older glories
02/06/2016 Intriguing opportunity and dangers of ground forces in Syria
02/04/2016 How can a 2-state solution calm our troubled region?
01/30/2016 Fear trumps facts in this U.S. presidential year
01/27/2016 On January 25, we recall beloved Egypt, and ourselves
01/23/2016 The full dangers of refugees and migrants are within us
01/20/2016 Finally, a sensible — but difficult — path to reducing terrorism
01/16/2016 Think again, guys…’bomb away’ is not an effective policy
01/13/2016 2011-2016: Arab dashed hopes, opened eyes
01/09/2016 Maturity must replace frenzy to achieve a Gulf grand bargain
01/06/2016 History is being made, but dangers also lurk ahead
01/02/2016 The dark heart of 2015’s legacy across the Middle East
12/30/2015 The GCC states face their biggest challenge ever
12/23/2015 Making war vs. hearing citizen sentiments in the Arab world
12/19/2015 Five years ago, 100 years ago
12/16/2015 Indeed, when you listen, you learn
12/12/2015 What can we learn from the Trump and ISIS eras?
12/09/2015 Three points that capture the Arab world’s problems
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