As’ad AbuKhalil

Author Bio

Research Fellow, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley and author of Bin Laden, Islam, and America’s New “War on Terrorism” (translated into Arabic and Korean) (2001).

Content by this author

Strategic Dialogue: Responsibility to Protect

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

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

Faith and Conflict

Religious faith and institutions can be positive factors in peacebuilding. But there are also many potential pitfalls.

Women in the Middle East

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.