Rami Khori si the Executive Editor of the Beirut-based newspaper, the Daily Star. He is also a book author and syndicated political columnist, and in recent years hosted a weekly current affairs talk show on Jordan Television called “Encounter”. He is a research associate at the Program on the Analysis and Resolution of Conflict at the Maxwell School, Syracuse University, in Syracuse, New York, and a Fellow of the Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs (PASSIA) based in Jerusalem. Rami was editor-in-chief of the Jordan Times newspaper for seven years and wrote for many years from Amman for several leading international publications including the Financial Times, the Washington Post and the Boston Globe. He spent the 2001-2002 academic year as a Nieman Journalism Fellow at Harvard University and was appointed a member of the Brookings Institution Task Force on US Relations with the Islamic World. He often comments on Middle East issues in the international media, and lectures frequently at conferences and universities throughout the world.