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Fouad Ajami

AKA Fouad A. Ajami

Born: 9-Sep-1945
Birthplace: Arnoun, Lebanon
Died: 22-Jun-2014
Location of death: Palo Alto, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Shia Muslim
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Director of Middle East Studies, SAIS

Wife: Michelle (until his death)

    University: Eastern Oregon University
    University: University of Washington
    Professor: Political Science, Princeton University (1973-80)
    Professor: Dir., Middle East Studies Program, School of Advanced International Studies (1980-)

    Foreign Affairs Editorial Board
    US News and World Report Contributing Editor (1989-)
    Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa
    Bilderberg Group
    Council on Foreign Relations Board of Directors
    Lehrman Institute Research Fellow
    Middle East Forum Editorial Board, Middle East Quarterly
    Obama for America
    United Against Nuclear Iran Advisory Board
    MacArthur Fellowship 1982
    National Humanities Medal 2006
    Iranian Ancestry

Author of books:
The Arab Predicament: Arab Political Thought and Practice Since 1967 (1981, regional affairs)
The Vanished Imam: Musa Al Sadr and the Shia of Lebanon (1986, biography)
Beirut: City of Regrets (1988, photography)
Dream Palace of the Arabs: A Generation's Odyssey (1998, history)
The Foreigner's Gift: The Americans, the Arabs, and the Iraqis in Iraq (2006, international affairs)
The Syrian Rebellion (2012, history)

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