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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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    Banking on the World Bank’s Knowledge

    Wempi Saputra identifies three areas in which the organization’s client countries could use more guidance.
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    The Algorithm and Its Discontents

    Mariana Mazzucato & Ilan Strauss

    Deploying algorithms to maximize user engagement is how Big Tech firms maximize shareholder value, with short-term profits often overriding longer-term business objectives. Now that AI is poised to supercharge the platform economy, new rules and governance structures are urgently needed to safeguard the public.

    propose five principles to ensure that the digital economy serves the public good before short-term profit.
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    Judgment Days for Democracy

    Nicholas Reed Langen suspects that judges will play an increasingly central role in protecting democracy against populist assaults.
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    A Global Cash-Transfer Fund Could End Extreme Poverty

    Cina Lawson & Rory Stewart

    Cash transfers offer a transformative solution to multidimensional poverty, by enhancing dozens of outcomes simultaneously. They have already proven effective, adaptable, and replicable, and now they are becoming more attainable every year with growing mobile coverage and improved digital infrastructure.

    show that the conditions are ripe for deploying lump-sum payments to the world’s poorest people.
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    The Drums of US-China Cyber War

    Stephen S. Roach worries that irrational Sinophobia has become America's new bipartisan political orthodoxy.
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    Japan as Number Four

    Takatoshi Ito hopes the news that the economy has slipped from third place globally will serve as a wake-up call.
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    The Financial March to War

    Harold James explains how currency wars and speculation could feature in today’s great-power conflicts.
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    A Stablecoin Pilot in China?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng see an opportunity in Hong Kong’s efforts to establish a regulatory regime for issuers of the cryptoasset.
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    The War for the West

    Ivan Krastev interviewed by Sławomir Sierakowski about the conflict in Ukraine and the challenges facing Western democracies in a changing world.

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