Musallam Ali Musallam


  • 1994, Ph. D. Degree in International Relations from Georgetown University, Washington , D.C.
  • Fellowship at St. John’s College, Oxford University, England.
  • M.A. from Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
  • 1981 B.A. Political Sciences, West Liberty State College, West Virginia.


  • 1996 to present Managing Partner for ‘SKAB for Commerce & Industry’
  • Lecturer in International Affairs at King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
  • Wrote numerous articles for OKAZ, Saudi Arabia’s leading daily newspaper
  • Member of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic mission, Washington D.C., U.S.A.
  • Ministry of Defense & Aviation, Riyadh


  • Vice Chairman of the Institute for Social and Economic Policy in the Middle East, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
  • Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, New York
  • Member of the American Businessmen of Jeddah
  • Member of the Young Presidents’ Organization
  • Member of World Economic Forum


Author of “The Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait,” published by British Academic Press, 1996.

General Brent Scowcroft, Eric Melby and Henry Siegman

General Brent Scowcroft, Eric Melby and Henry Siegman

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Will Greater Israel Transform into Greater Palestine?

The future for Israelis and Palestinians has never been bleaker than it is now, in the wake of the savage assault by two Palestinians on Jewish worshippers in a Jerusalem synagogue.

The trauma of the event falls most heavily on Israelis, for Palestinians in the West Bank have lived for some time now in despair of their future and the future of their children, seeing no end to Israel’s occupation. In contrast, many Israelis have believed that denying millions of Palestinians in the West Bank their right to self-determination and statehood is a “sustainable” state of affairs. This illusion has been shattered by the assault on the Jerusalem synagogue. Israelis are now experiencing some of the insecurity and hopelessness so deeply felt by Palestinians in the Occupied Territories, and also by Israel’s Arabs, particularly the ones in East Jerusalem.

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