Mouin Rabbani

Mouin Rabbani is an independent Middle East analyst based in Amman, Jordan. He is a co-editor of Jadaliyya, a senior fellow with the Institute for Palestine Studies, and contributing editor to the Middle East Report.


Paris peace conference: A damp squib

A half-century of Israeli occupation is not going to be meaningfully addressed by international meetings.

Middle East

Fatah: From liberation movement to West Bank government

The recently concluded Fatah congress only intensified the aimless drift that characterises Palestinian condition today.

US Elections 2016

President Trump: End of the American empire?

Trump is an extremely dangerous phenomenon that can inflict enormous damage on the planet, not least the Middle East.

Middle East

The French peace initiative 'emptied of all substance'

Contemporary France will be easily outmaneuvered by the US and Israel.

War & Conflict

Panic in Damascus?

The panoply of rebel movements appears incapable of administering a decisive blow to Assad's regime.