Ramzy Baroud

Ramzy Baroud has been writing about the Middle East for over 20 years. He is an internationally syndicated columnist, a media consultant, an author of several books, and the founder of

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Mahmoud Abbas, stop exploiting Ahed Tamimi for personal gain

The father of 11-year-old Abdul Rahman Nofal contacted me asking for help. His son was shot in the leg during Gaza’s “March of Return” protests. The territory’s dilapidated health care system could not save the little boy’s leg, as it was later amputated.

August 06, 2018

Jewish Nation-State Law divorces Israel from any claim to democracy

The head of the Arab Joint List alliance in the Israeli Knesset, Ayman Odeh, described the passing of the racist Jewish Nation-State Law as “the death of our democracy.” Did he truly believe that prior to this law he had lived in a true democracy? 4

July 22, 2018

Palestinians can use flawed US deal to their advantage

Donald Trump’s “deal of the century” will fail. This is because Palestinians will not exchange their 70-year-long struggle for freedom for US cash; nor will Israel accept it, even if there is a demilitarized Palestinian state in the West Bank.

July 02, 2018