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Emad Moussa

Emad Moussa


Dr Emad Moussa is a Palestinian-British researcher and writer specialising in the political psychology of intergroup and conflict dynamics, focusing on MENA with a special interest in Israel/Palestine. He has a background in human rights and journalism, and is currently a frequent contributor to multiple academic and media outlets, in addition to being a consultant for a US-based think tank.

On the anniversary of the First Intifada, Emad Moussa reflects on the importance of Jabalia refugee camp in the resistance that was sparked 36 years ago, providing an insight into why Israel has historically targeted this area.

08 December, 2023

Israel's occupation of Palestinian water in Gaza is a critical, and often overlooked feature of its setter-colonial infrastructure. With Gazans facing a real threat of death by dehydration, we look at the history of the occupation of Gaza's water.

29 November, 2023

For Palestinians in Gaza forced to live in a perpetual state of distress, even if they survive the bombs, the psychological trauma of the Israeli siege, occupation and colonisation can be a deferred death sentence, writes Emad Moussa.

15 November, 2023

Regardless of what it may claim, Palestinians know that Israel's goal has always been mass murder, ethnic cleansing and forced expulsion just like in 1948. In Gaza, we are witnessing the prelude, writes Emad Moussa.

31 October, 2023

As Israel continues to indiscriminately bomb Gaza, Emad Moussa writes that it has always been Israel's goal to ethnically cleanse the Strip, and reflects on the helplessness and rage of Palestinians in the diaspora.

17 October, 2023

In the official narrative, the UK's emboldened stance on Ukraine is about liberation from an occupying power. But in reality, it's about London staying relevant in a post-Brexit European arena, writes Emad Moussa.

12 October, 2023

Twenty-three years on, Emad Moussa argues that the Second Palestinian Intifada transformed the nature of the Israeli occupation, escalating violence and war-like tactics, entrenching a regime of control, and co-opting Palestinian leadership.

27 September, 2023

It's been 18 years since Israel withdrew its soldiers & settlers from the Gaza Strip. Any hope this offered was quickly quashed when it became clear that the occupying state sought to further isolate & oppress Palestinians there, writes Emad Moussa.

08 September, 2023

Despite the recent death of Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin, who previously led a mutiny against Putin, the mercenary group is unlikely to go anywhere. It will continue to serve Russia's interests, especially in Africa and Syria, argues Emad Moussa.

01 September, 2023

In the film, Oppenheimer is morally rehabilitated as a hero who supposedly advocated for nuclear peace. But by helping develop Israel's nuclear programme, he set off a chain reaction of regional proliferation, writes Emad Moussa.

10 August, 2023