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Rami G. Khouri
Rami G. Khouri

Rami G. Khouri is senior public policy fellow and professor of journalism at the American University of Beirut, non-resident senior fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, and an internationally syndicated columnist.

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Lebanon's divisive new cabinet faces a near impossible task

22 January, 2020

Comment: Lebanon has formed a controversial new government in a polarised, charged atmosphere, and protesters are not going to be easily pacified by its promises, explains Rami Khoury.

In 2020, citizens and states will continue epic battle

24 December, 2019

Comment: In 2019, the contours of an epic struggle became clear, without hinting at who will prevail in the next decade, writes Rami Khouri.

A new high water mark for Arab self-determination

10 December, 2019

The long read: For the first time ever, protesters in Lebanon, Iraq, Sudan and Algeria share a defiant vision of self-determination and popular consent, writes Rami Khouri.

Misunderstanding Baghdadi will herald another 40 years of terror

29 October, 2019

Comment: Failing to address the core drivers of mass citizen discontent and dehumanisation that gave birth to this terror will allow a new Baghdadi to rise, writes Rami Khouri.

Lebanon's historic rebellion faces its moment of reckoning

22 October, 2019

Comment: The future of Lebanon's unprecedented protests rests on whether its citizens refuse to go back to 'business as usual' this week, writes Rami Khouri.

How humiliation is fuelling the Arab street

07 October, 2019

Comment: For too long, government disdain for citizens' rights and needs has generated daily humiliation, degradation and helplessness among ordinary Arab citizens, writes Rami Khouri.

Saudi crown prince’s bizarre, destructive world revealed in interview

30 September, 2019

Comment: On Khashoggi, Yemen and Iran, Mohammed bin Salman repeated old and meaningless policy positions that have been catastrophic for the region, writes Rami Khouri.

The dangerous new landscape of Arab-Israeli warfare

26 August, 2019

Comment: Israel's string of attacks on foes in different countries highlights a disturbing trend towards warfare involving myriad groups armed with advancing technological capabilities, writes Rami Khouri.

US-Taliban talks expose the madness of America's counter-terrorism strategy

14 August, 2019

Comment: After wasting trillions and causing irreparable damage, Washington decided to give negotiations a chance in Afghanistan, exposing the incoherence of its decades-long war on terror, writes Rami G. Khouri

Children in conflict report reveals depravity of modern warfare

30 July, 2019

Comment: The disturbingly high number of children killed in conflict in 2018 reveals the dark truths of modern warfare, writes Rami Khouri.

Tlaib-Omar congressional trip to Palestine a nightmare for Netanyahu

19 July, 2019

Comment: Whether or not Netanyahu allows the trip, it will open a debate around BDS and unacceptable Israeli policies, and will cause Israel significant diplomatic damage, writes Rami Khouri.

Will US-Iran tensions trigger a new global power balance?

11 July, 2019

Comment: A new global balance of power that rectifies the 'unipolar' American-dominated world order may be starting to take shape, writes Rami Khouri.

Rami G. Khouri
Rami G. Khouri

Rami G. Khouri is senior public policy fellow and professor of journalism at the American University of Beirut, non-resident senior fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, and an internationally syndicated columnist.

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