Muhammad Ali Khalidi


Writings on Politics, Palestine, and Political Rights

Interview about Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon, al-Modon (Beirut), 29 January 2016 (in Arabic).

Interview about Palestine and Authoritarian Arab Regmies, FarsNews, 11 October 2015.

"Five Lessons Learned from the Israeli Attack on Gaza," Theory & Event 18:1 (2015).  (Arabic version: as-Safir (Beirut), 25 July 2014)

"Does Israel Target Civilians?" Institute for Palestine Studies website (11 August 2014).

(with Terry Regier) "What Next for the 'Arab Street'?" Perspectives: Political Analysis and Commentary from the Middle East, Spring 2011, pp.54-57. TV appearance on Arab uprisings here (TVO - The Agenda).

"'The Most Moral Army in the World'": The New "Ethical Code" of the Israeli Military and the War on Gaza," Journal of Palestine Studies 39:3 (Spring 2010), pp. 6-23. Video interview on the subject of the article here.

(Editor) Manifestations of Identity: The Lived Reality of Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon (Beirut: Institute for Palestine Studies and Institut francais du Proche-Orient, 2010).  (Also published in Arabic translation.)

"'The Most Moral Army in the World,'" Znet, 17 May 2009.

"Gaza Phone Tag," Counterpunch, 5 January 2009.

(with Terry Regier) "The Arab Street: Tracking a Political Metaphor," Middle East Journal, 63:1 (2009), 11-29Media coverage: National Public Radio, Slate.

(with Diane Riskedahl) "The Road to Nahr al-Barid: Lebanese Political Discourse and Palestinian Civil Rights," Middle East Report no.244, 37:3 (2007).

(with Tarif Khalidi) "The Pope's Monopoly on Reason," The Nation, 21 September 2006.

"The Light of Reason and the Right of Return," American Philosophical Association Newsletter on International Cooperation, 4:1 (2004), 13-15.

"Utopian Zionism or Zionist Proselytism? A Reading of Herzl's Altneuland," Journal of Palestine Studies, 30:4 (2001), 55-67 (also published in Arabic translation in Majallat al-Dirasat al-Filastiniyyah 45-46 Winter-Spring 2001, pp. 44-55).

Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon 2001, Institute for Palestine Studies: Beirut, 2001.

"The Right of Return for Palestinian Refugees," Nashrat al-Hijra al-Qasriyya (Forced Migration Review; published by Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford) 7, July 2000 (in Arabic).

Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon, Institute for Palestine Studies: Beirut, 1999.

"Formulating the Right of National Self-Determination," in Philosophical Perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, ed. Tomis Kapitan, New York: Sharpe, 1997.

"Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon," Middle East Report no. 194-5, 25:6 (1995), pp. 28-29.

"A First Visit to Palestine," Journal of Palestine Studies 24:3 (1995), pp. 74-80.

Book Reviews

Review of Israeli and Palestinian Identities in History and Literature edited by Kamal Abdel-Malek and David C. Jacobson, Journal of Palestine Studies 30:1 (2000), pp. 104-106.

Review of The Founding Myths of Israel by Zeev Sternhell, Journal of Palestine Studies 29:2 (2000), pp.109-111.

Review of Beyond the Promised Land by Glenn Frankel, Journal of Palestine Studies 26:2 (1997), pp. 107-109.

Review of Sandcastles by Milton Viorst, Journal of Palestine Studies 25:4 (1996), pp.97-99.

Review of The Slopes of Lebanon by Amos Oz, Beirut Review 1:2 (1991), pp. 109-111.

Review of Children of Bethany by Said Aburish, Journal of Palestine Studies 19:4 (1990), 122-125.

Review of From Beirut to Jerusalem by Thomas Friedman, Journal of Palestine Studies 19:2 (1990), 117-121.