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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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UN ceasefire resolution must be a building block for Israel-Hamas peace talks

For months, protesters around the world have been calling for a ceasefire in the brutal Israeli war of revenge against Palestinians in Gaza. On Monday, March 25, after 171 days of carnage, the UN Security Council finally took notice and voted to adopt a resolution calling for a ceasefire.

March 28, 2024

Starvation: Israel’s criminal weapon of war

The international community has been calling on Israel for months now to end its weaponization of starvation against the civilian population of Gaza. Israel’s publicly stated hope is that by inflicting suffering on the Palestinian people they can extract a better negotiated deal with Hamas.

March 01, 2024

If the US wants peace it must back up its words with teeth

The third US veto of UN Security Council resolutions calling for a ceasefire was not received well in the Middle East, although most lost hope in Washington long ago.

February 23, 2024

An independent Palestinian state must be truly independent

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken was very quick to answer a question posed to him during his Feb. 7 press conference in Jerusalem after meeting Israeli officials. Asked if he could see any role for Hamas in the postwar period, Blinken answered promptly with an emphatic “no.”

February 12, 2024