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Hussain Abdul-Hussain (Arabic حسين عبد الحسين) is a journalist and expert on the Middle East. He is currently a correspondent with the Kuwaiti daily Al Rai (formerly Al-Rai-al-Aam) and a Visiting Fellow with Chatham House, London. He lives in Washington DC.
Abdul-Hussain worked for Congress-funded Arabic TV, Alhurra, as a news producer. Prior to joining Alhurra, he worked as a reporter and later as editor for Beirut's The Daily Star. He was in Baghdad in April/May 2003 where he reported on the downfall of the Saddam Hussein regime. He has contributed articles to the New York Times, The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, The International Herald Tribune, the USA Today and the Baltimore Sun and has appeared on CNN, MSNBC and the BBC. He often contributes editorials to Arabic daily Annahar of Lebanon, Egypt's Al-Ahram Weekly Suplement as well as Al-Ahram's Democracy Periodical. He appears regularly on Arabic satellite TV stations.

Abdul-Hussain is a graduate of the American University of Beirut where he studied history of the Middle East with a minor in political studies.

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Sunday, April 25, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
In the Absence of a US Foreign Policy
(3 comments) Unlike American presidents since World War II, Obama does not believe the US should run the world.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
National Geographic vs. the Syrian regime
In its November issue, National Geographic magazine ran a feature story on Syria, calling it the “shadowland” and challenging suggestions that the ruling regime can ever raise the country out of its dark past. Whatever the merits of the 3,900-word National Geographic piece, it managed to provoke a 4,250-word rebuttal from the Syrian Ambassador to the United States, Imad Moustapha.

Monday, February 16, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Alhurra Should Return to the Federal Fold
(1 comments) Since inception in February 2004, Alhurra has cost Congress more than half a billion dollars, and has ranked low in almost all viewership charts, according to surveys by the Washington-based Intermedia. In Egypt, the Arab nation with the biggest population at 75 million, the channel did not feature among the top 20 satellite channels. In fact in Egypt, Alhurra scored a statistically insignificant weekly reach of 1.19 percen

Saturday, February 14, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
What would Obama's Middle East Policy Look Like?
Middle Eastern leaders have been holding their breath in anticipation of the new US foreign policy under President Barak Obama. Yet like these leaders, Obama has also been on his toes, trying to measure to what extent should he break with the policy of his predecessor George Bush.

Monday, December 22, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Syrian Cyber Terrorism
The cyber jungle has unintentionally revealed part of the cyber anonymity of the Syrian regime and brought it from its dark alleys to the light of computer monitors. The rule of law will certainly follow soon.

Friday, November 14, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Read Seymour Hersh with a Grain of Salt
Pultizer Prize winner journalist Syemour Hersh is onr the finest reporters America has produced. But when reporting on the Middle East, Hersh has committed flagrant mistakes that should make readers read his articles with a grain of salt.