Ahmad Khalidi with Peter Beinart on The History of Palestinian Nationalism

February 18, 2022

Author and analyst Ahmad Khalidi and Jewish Currents Editor-at-Large Peter Beinart discuss the history of Palestinian nationalism.

Ahmad Samih Khalidi is currently an Academic Visitor at St Antony’s College, Oxford; an Associate Fellow at the Geneva Center for Security Policy, Geneva; and a Policy Member at Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network. He is the co-editor of the Journal of Palestine Studies (Arabic edition) published by the Institute for Palestine Studies (Beirut), and served as advisor to the Palestinian delegation at the Madrid/Washington and Cairo-Taba talks from 1991–1993. He was co-chair of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences project on Israeli-Palestinian security from 1993–1995 and Associate Fellow of the Middle East program at Chatham House, London from 1995–96. He has been active in Palestinian politics for over 35 years and has written widely on Middle Eastern political and strategic affairs in both English and Arabic.

Peter Beinart teaches national reporting and opinion writing at the Newmark J-School and political science at the CUNY Graduate Center. He is editor-at-large for Jewish Currents, a CNN political commentator, and a fellow at the Foundation for Middle East Peace. He is also a nonfiction author and former Rhodes Scholar.

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