Daoud Kuttab

Daoud Kuttab is a former professor at Princeton University and the founder and former director of the Institute of Modern Media at Al-Quds University in Ramallah.

Twitter: @daoudkuttab

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Palestinians just want a say in who controls their lives

Israeli soldiers hand search a Palestinian man at the Hawara checkpoint south of the West Bank city of Nablus. (AFP)

April 08, 2019

The hypocrisy of Abbas’ critics

The speech given by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during the opening session of the Palestine National Council was long by any standards. His address, broadcast live from Ramallah on April 30, was two hours of uninterrupted talk.

May 04, 2018

Jerusalem can never be taken off the table

I was aged 12 when Israel occupied the rest of Palestine. In the summer of 1967, Israel conducted a census and those of us living in Jerusalem were issued residency ID cards different than the rest of the Occupied Territories.

January 31, 2018

Brave Ahed a prisoner amid war of images

A single image has produced polar opposite reactions. The bravery of a young Palestinian child challenging the heavily armed Israeli soldier spoke volumes to many in terms of its power and courage.

January 03, 2018

A new strategy to make Israeli occupation costly

The provocative US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has provided the Palestinian leadership with a unique opportunity. Palestinians can legitimately reject American monopolization of the peace process.

December 31, 2017