Waleed Hazbun


Waleed Hazbun teaches international relations at Johns Hopkins University and is the author of Beaches, Ruins, Resorts: The Politics of Tourism in the Arab World (Minnesota, 2008).

Articles by this Author
Beyond the Bush Doctrine

Will the Bush doctrine come to an end on January 20, 2009, when President Barack Obama takes office? Surely, Obama will distance himself from regime change and preventive war. He has pledged to de-escalate the Iraq war with a phased redeployment...

Reading Culture, Identity and Space in US Foreign Policy

Inundated by “theories” about the putative role of Islamic and Arab culture in shaping Middle East politics, one might ask: what role does American culture play in US foreign policy? In recent years, some of the most innovative...

For Arab World Peace, More Voices Need Attention

Pundits on the right have been quick to say the Bush administration deserves credit for sparking democratic rumblings across the Middle East. They note the popular protests against Syrian influence in Lebanon and Egyptian President Husni Mubarak...