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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 former director and Founder of the Institute of Modern Media at Al-Quds University in Ramallah.

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  1. The Middle East Needs a Ceasefire Now
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    The Middle East Needs a Ceasefire Now

    Apr 16, 2024 Daoud Kuttab explains why the latest escalation could lead to a truce instead of an all-out military showdown.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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    The Dangers of a US Capital Inflow Tax

    Maurice Obstfeld worries that a little-known, highly costly method of deficit reduction is gaining political traction.
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    Europe’s Green Transition Requires More Skilled Workers

    Julie Beaufils urges policymakers to boost the attractiveness of technical vocations by expanding access to apprenticeships.
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    A Monetary and Economic Order Fit for the Twenty-First Century

    Ulrich Volz, et al. identify eight priorities to build a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable global financial architecture.
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    Putting Africa on the Path to Prosperity

    Mohamed Ould Ghazouani & Ajay Banga urge the G7 to focus on the continent’s future, and on five priorities in particular, at this week’s summit.
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    Anatomy of a Massacre

    Shlomo Ben-Ami

    The 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus holds useful lessons about what it takes to arrest – and recover from – inter-communal violence. But there is a difference between a pogrom and a genocide, and conflating the two can do more harm than good.

    considers what the 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus can and cannot teach us about preventing genocide.
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    AI: Hope or Hype?

    Whether generative artificial intelligence will do more harm or good to our families, economies, and societies remains an open question. In devising strategies for harnessing the technology, optimism is undoubtedly warranted, but it should not come at the expense of realism.

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    How Denmark Keeps the Far Right at Bay

    Michael Ehrenreich explains how mainstream parties have neutralized the threat of right-wing populists.
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    How Techno-Libertarians Fell in Love with Big Government

    Quinn Slobodian argues Silicon Valley investors are against the state only insofar as it is not enriching them personally.
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    How Chinese Savings Can Support the Global Green Transition

    Daniel Gros urges the EU to welcome cheap low-carbon goods, such as electric vehicles, from China.

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