A long-time Middle East analyst, Hussein Ibish is a senior resident scholar at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington, DC. He is also a weekly columnist with The National and a monthly contributing writer for the International New York Times. He is a former senior research fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine, a nonprofit, nonpartisan Palestinian-American organization dedicated to a two-state solution.
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