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Rami G Khouri

Rami G Khouri

Rami G Khouri is a senior public policy fellow and journalism professor at the American University of Beirut, and a senior fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School 

Jordan

Jordan faces its historical reckoning

Jordanians have shown that they will no longer accept austerity without major political changes and accountability.

Jordan faces its historical reckoning

Syria's War

What next for Syria after the US-led attacks?

Russia, Iran and Turkey will determine the future of Syria, as France and Britain did 100 years ago.

What next for Syria after the US-led attacks?

Jordan

How Saudi tried to bully Jordan and failed

Sabih al-Masri's detention in Riyadh was meant to send a clear political message to Jordan.

How Saudi tried to bully Jordan and failed

Qatar

Six months later, lessons from a failed siege

Six months into the GCC crisis, Qatar has effectively neutralised the impact of the siege against it.

Six months later, lessons from a failed siege

Middle East

Will the GCC fall apart?

A meeting of the GCC countries is scheduled for December and decisions will need to be made on its future.

Will the GCC fall apart?

Middle East

Will the GCC crisis be resolved soon?

Statements by Qatar's Sheikh Tamim and UAE and US officials signal a potential resolution of the crisis.

Will the GCC crisis be resolved soon?

Qatar

The turning point of the GCC crisis

A list of six broad principles issued by the Saudi-led group may initiate the resolution of the GCC crisis.

The turning point of the GCC crisis

Qatar

The GCC crisis: Draconian demands and juvenile politics

The GCC's latest ultimatum to Qatar reflects regional fantasy, rather than reality.

The GCC crisis: Draconian demands and juvenile politics

Qatar

The Qatar-Gulf rift stems from fear

The UAE and Saudi leadership seem to have decided to make Qatar a scapegoat for their fears about regional changes.

The Qatar-Gulf rift stems from fear

Arab League

Arab summit: Arab leaders oblivious to Arab realities

The latest Arab summit ignored domestic deficiencies that undermine the unity and stability of many Arab countries.

Arab summit: Arab leaders oblivious to Arab realities

ISIS/ISIL

Time to tackle ISIL's millions of sympathisers?

It is necessary to improve the underlying conditions that transformed ordinary citizens into desperate ISIL supporters.

Time to tackle ISIL's millions of sympathisers?

Middle East

Why are Islamist armed groups clashing in Syria?

Rebel alliances in Syria fluctuate frequently, mirroring the ever-changing complexities of the region.

Why are Islamist armed groups clashing in Syria?