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Rami G. Khouri


Rami G. Khouri is Director of Global Engagement and senior public policy fellow at the American University of Beirut, and a non-resident senior fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Comment: For there to be any real progress in our region, Biden must grasp how we reached this situation, and how we get out of it, writes Rami Khouri.

13 November, 2020

Comment: A year after mass protests reignited the Arab region, Rami Khouri explores how the struggle against corruption and poverty became the rallying call for a new generation.

05 October, 2020

Comment: Pompeo's failure to garner more UAE-style normalisation agreements suggests that Arab public opinion still counts for something, writes Rami Khouri.

31 August, 2020

Comment: The deal announced Thursday serves only the interests of Trump in an election year, Israel, and Arab authoritarianism in the region, writes Rami Khouri.

14 August, 2020

Comment: International actors like the UN who want to help should listen more earnestly to what Arab men, women, and desperate youth have been saying for decades, writes Rami Khouri.

30 July, 2020

Comment: Remedying the pain caused by British colonial racism includes righting historical wrongs by promoting the birth of a Palestinian state, writes Rami Khouri.

18 June, 2020

Comment: Arab autocracies, Saudi-Emirati military muscle-flexing and a mythical 'international community' have all contributed to five years of crushing civil war in Yemen, writes Rami Khouri.

27 March, 2020

Comment: Weak political and economic management will now be further exposed, as coronavirus and multiple new crises roll over the region, writes Rami Khouri.

20 March, 2020

Comment: The Palestinians must dare to lead their anti-colonial battle with a powerful raft of political, economic, legal, and mass mobilisation techniques, writes Rami Khouri.

02 March, 2020

Comment: Trump and Netanyahu's plan is effectively a 21st century neo-mandate, mirroring the most insidious aims and values of the 1922 British Mandate for Palestine, writes Rami Khouri.

30 January, 2020