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Daoud Kuttab

Jerusalem/Amman, Jordan

Daoud Kuttab is a Palestinian journalist. He was born in Jerusalem in 1955. He is a former Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University in the United States. Mr. Kuttab is the former director of the Institute of Modern Media at Al Quds University in Ramallah, Palestine and the founder of AmmanNet, the Arab world's first internet radio station. His personal web page is www.daoudkuttab.com. Close.

Daoud Kuttab

Jerusalem/Amman, Jordan

Daoud Kuttab is a Palestinian journalist. He was born in Jerusalem in 1955. He is a former Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University in the United States. more »

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December 2006 Archives



December 5, 2006 6:23 AM

A Model for Integration

Ramallah, Palestine - The Muslim world does not see the West like the West sees itself. Many Muslims think that because western countries are predominately Christian, they are Christian states. Therefore, they readily blame the sins of the West on Christianity. If Europe refuses to accept the predominately Muslim Turkey into the EU, it will further Muslim suspicion of Christian countries.

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December 8, 2006 7:45 AM

Israel is a Liability for U.S.

Ramallah, Palestine/Amman, Jordan - The departure of Rumsfield and Bolton from the political scene, the bipartisan Baker-Hamilton report, and the frank talk of Jimmy Carter are all signs that Americans are finally beginning to realize that Israel is a liability and not an asset to their global interests. However, there is still a long way to go before the end of U.S. hegemony in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Israel, unfortunately, is still a domestic issue for the United States and the strength of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee hasn't weakened despite attempts by U.S. academics to expose them.

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December 14, 2006 4:39 PM

Political Quotas Aren't Enough

Ramallah,Palestine/Amman,Jordan - In Palestine and Jordan the quota system has been applied to give women representatives kick start into politics. A handful of women are now in village and city councils and in parliament. But while this has increased the visibility of women, the political experiment has yet to produce any serious policy changes. Women continue to suffer poverty and unemployment as well as physical violence and discrimination on various levels.

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December 16, 2006 2:36 PM

Abbas Throws Down the Gauntlet

Ramallah, Palestine - For the second time since taking office, Mahmoud Abbas has taken a strong position. He has finally laid down the gauntlet for the opposition. Now Hamas must either create a national unity government that can end the siege on the Palestinian people, or lose power.

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December 31, 2006 8:12 AM

Do Not Throw Stones at Iran

Amman, Jordan - My favorite proverb at these times is "if your house is made of glass, don't throw stones at your neighbors." This is relevant to the issue of Iran's nuclear capability and the campaign by the U.S. and Israel against it.

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