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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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

How united Palestinian defiance forced the Israelis to back off

The border between Lebanon and northern Israel has been quiet since the July 2006 Israel-Hezbollah war— not because either side won, but rather that both sides were powerful enough to create a balance of deterrence.

April 21, 2023

Time for Palestine to be recognized as a full UN member

The spiraling debate between Tel Aviv and Washington has included a request by the Israeli leadership that the US stay out of the country’s internal affairs.

March 31, 2023

Israel’s radicalization train is out of control

One of the most worrisome issues for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has been the threats by right-wing Israeli extremists to deport a large number of Palestinians to the country. The slogan “Jordan is Palestine” was perhaps the biggest source of concern to many. 

March 23, 2023