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Ambassador Clovis Maksoud, a
lawyer, journalist and diplomat, is presently a Professor of International
Relations in the School for International Service at American University.
Dr. Maksoud is also the Director of the Center for the Global South at American
University and a member of the Advisory Group of the United Nations Development
A Lebanese national, Dr. Maksoud was the Chief
Representative of the League of Arab States in India from 1961-1966. From
1967-1979, he served as the Senior Editor of Al-Ahram and then Chief Editor
of Al-Nahar Weekly.
Dr. Maksoud is the author of many articles
and books on the Middle East and the global south, among them: "The Meaning
of Non Alignment", "The Crisis of the Arab Left", "Reflections
on Afro-Asianism", and "The Arab Image", just to list a few.
He has also been the Chairperson and Convenor of many conferences on the environment
and development, human rights, population and disarmament.
Clovis Maksoud graduated from the American
University of Beirut, went on to receive his J.D. from the George Washington
University in Washington, D.C. and did his post-graduate studies at Oxford
University in Britain.