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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Ceasefire shows the limit of military power

For nearly 50 days Israel showed its military might and its ability to cause massive destruction. But despite all this power, it has so far failed to accomplish its stated goals. It has not crushed Hamas, and it has not been able to secure the release of all its citizens.

November 24, 2023

How China can offer Abbas a political lifeline

Anyone following the political strategy of Mahmoud Abbas knows that he has a one-track mind. The Palestinian president rejects any form of violent resistance to the Israeli occupation. He has put all his eggs in the diplomatic basket.

June 23, 2023

The Jeddah Declaration shows Saudi Arabia’s seriousness

I tend to believe that words have meanings, and therefore I did a numerical analysis of the words and phrases repeated in the Jeddah Declaration of the 32nd Arab League Summit to understand more fully the official Arab positions.

May 21, 2023