Articles by As’ad AbuKhalil

Don’t Call It a ‘Peace Deal’

August 14, 2020 | The normalization of relations between the UAE and Israel, facilitated by the U.S., props up repressive leaders and harms Palestinians.

Strategic Dialogue: Responsibility to Protect

March 23, 2009 | In response to genocide and ethnic cleansing, the UN has adopted a new doctrine called the Responsibility to Protect. Are we finally going to say "never again" or is it just "more of the same"?

R2P: Focus on Prevention

March 23, 2009 | When it comes to protecting people from genocide, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Faith and Conflict

October 4, 2007 | Religious faith and institutions can be positive factors in peacebuilding. But there are also many potential pitfalls.

Women in the Middle East

October 11, 2005 | Although there is no gender equality in the Middle East (including in Israel), the phenomena of sexism and misogyny are global—not peculiar to Islam, or to the Middle East.