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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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Jerusalem can never be taken off the table

I was aged 12 when Israel occupied the rest of Palestine. In the summer of 1967, Israel conducted a census and those of us living in Jerusalem were issued residency ID cards different than the rest of the Occupied Territories.

January 31, 2018

Brave Ahed a prisoner amid war of images

A single image has produced polar opposite reactions. The bravery of a young Palestinian child challenging the heavily armed Israeli soldier spoke volumes to many in terms of its power and courage.

January 03, 2018

A new strategy to make Israeli occupation costly

The provocative US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has provided the Palestinian leadership with a unique opportunity. Palestinians can legitimately reject American monopolization of the peace process.

December 31, 2017

US cannot paper over the sensitivities of Jerusalem

Ever since the current Palestinian-Israeli peace process became news again with the Trump administration’s grand “ultimate deal,” the issue of Jerusalem loomed as a major stumbling block.

December 06, 2017