Mouin Rabbani

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Mouin Rabbani
Born Netherlands
Education Tufts University
Georgetown University
Occupation Journalist, analyst

Mouin Rabbani is a Dutch-Palestinian Middle East analyst specializing in the Arab-Israeli conflict and Palestinian affairs.[1][2] Rabbani is based in Amman, Jordan[1] and was a Senior Analyst for the International Crisis Group, the Palestine Director of the Palestine American Research Center, a Project Director for the Association of Netherlands Municipalities, and a volunteer and General Editor for Al Haq.[2] Rabbani is currently a senior fellow at the Institute for Palestine Studies,[2][3] a co-editor of Jadaliyya,[4] and a Contributing Editor to the Middle East Report.[2]


Rabbani was born in the Netherlands. He received his B.A. in History and International Relations from Tufts University in 1986 and an M.A. in Contemporary Arab Studies from Georgetown University.[5][6][7]


Rabbani has written for a variety of publications including Third World Quarterly,[2] Journal of Palestine Studies,[2] The Nation,[1] Foreign Policy,[8] London Review of Books,[9][10] and The Hill.[11] His opinion and analysis has been cited by international news media such as The New York Times,[12][13] The Guardian,[14] Reuters,[15] Haaretz,[16] The Washington Post,[17] and Al Jazeera.[3][18] He is scathing of the idea of a one-state solution to Israel–Palestine.[19]




  1. ^ a b c "Author Bios: Mouin Rabbani". The Nation. Retrieved 2012-10-10. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "IPS Fellow: Mouin Rabbani". Institute for Palestine Studies. Retrieved 2012-10-10. 
  3. ^ a b Samaha, Nour (2012-09-22). "Palestine statehood team a 'cause of concern'". Al Jazeera. Retrieved 2012-10-10. 
  4. ^ "Bio: Mouin Rabbani". Jadaliyya. Retrieved 2012-10-14. 
  5. ^ "PARC Who We Are:Mouin Rabbani". Palestinian American Research Center. Retrieved 2012-10-14. 
  6. ^ "This House believes that after Gaza, Arab unity is dead and buried". The Doha Debates. Retrieved 2012-10-14. 
  7. ^ "NIMEP INSIGHTS: Volume II, Spring 2006". Tufts University. Retrieved 2012-10-14. 
  8. ^ Rabbani, Mouin (2012-10-10). "Humpty Dumpty Was Pushed". Foreign Policy. Retrieved 2012-10-10. 
  9. ^ Rabbani, Mouin. "Abbas's Next Move". London Review of Books. Retrieved 2012-10-10. 
  10. ^ Khalidi, Rashid (September 30, 2011). "The Palestinians' Next Move". The National Interest. Retrieved 2012-10-10. 
  11. ^ Rabbani, Mouin. "Palestine at the UN: An alternative strategy". The Hill. Retrieved 2012-10-10. 
  12. ^ MacFarquhar, Neil (2012-09-18). "Palestinians Turn to U.N., Where Partition Began". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-10-10. 
  13. ^ Rabbani, Mouin. "Mouin Rabbani Quoted in The New York Times". Institute for Palestine Studies. Retrieved 2012-10-10. 
  14. ^ Sherwood, Harriet (8/10/2012). "Romney on foreign policy: view from Israel and the Palestinian territories". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 11/10/2012.  Check date values in: |access-date=, |date= (help)
  15. ^ Entous, Adam (June 18, 2007). "After Gaza, some question who was overthrowing whom". Reuters. Retrieved 11/10/2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  16. ^ "PA Finance Minister may use foreign account to ease Western embargo". Haaretz. 20 April 2007. Retrieved 11/10/2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  17. ^ Brulliard, Karin (2012-06-21). "Palestinian anti-corruption court secures conviction but raises questions of bias". Washington Post. Retrieved 11/10/2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  18. ^ Rabbani, Mouin. "Mouin Rabbani Quoted on Aljazeera". Institute of Palestine Studies. Retrieved 2012-10-10. 
  19. ^ Rabbani, Mouin (28 October 2013). "What Comes Next: Strategy before solutions". Mondoweiss. Retrieved 28 October 2013. 

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