Palestinian diplomat, academic and economist. He was appointed Head of the Palestinian Mission to the United Kingdom in October 2018. Before coming to the UK, he served as head of the PLO mission to the United States that was closed by the administration of President Donald Trump. Zomlot is a senior member of Fatah, the main Palestinian political movement, and a strategic advisor to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. He previously served as director of Fatah's commission for foreign relations. Before entering politics, Zomlot was a professor of Public policy at Birzeit University. He was a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard University in the US and an instructor at the University of London. He also worked as an economist with United Nations Special Coordinator's Office in Palestine.
From Ramallah with Husam Zomlot, Fatah spokesman for International relations. What is Fatah? Why is it a European Socialdemocratic party? Are they similar to Hamas? What does the PLO have to do with it? What and where is apartheid? Are there terrorists in Gaza? Why don't Palestinians and Israelis share their holy land? What does religion have to do with it? Do Palestinians recognize Israel? Why are some Israeli politicians "sick"? How do peace talks work? Is violence or non-violence more effective? How can there be peace? When does the occupation end?
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Location
Ramallah, West Bank, Palestinian Territory
Episode Count
1
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
47 minutes, 17 seconds
PCID
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