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Dr. Ben-Meir is a senior fellow at New York University's Center for Global Affairs who specializes in Middle East peace negotiations between Israel and Arab states. He hosts "Global Leaders: Conversations with Alon Ben-Meir," featuring high officials from around the world. He is a syndicated columnist with a weekly spot in the Jerusalem post, and he is the author of numerous books and countless essays on Middle East peace.

ARTICLES BY: Alon Ben-Meir


March 16, 2018 2:27 pm
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Is a War Between Israel and Iran/Hezbollah Imminent? (Part Two)

This is the second part in a two-part series. To view part one, click here. The recent violation of Israel’s air space by an Iranian drone...

March 15, 2018 10:24 am
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Is a War Between Israel and Iran/Hezbollah Imminent?

The recent violation of Israel’s air space by an Iranian drone -- and Israel’s retaliation against Syrian and Iranian targets -- prompted many observers to...

February 20, 2018 12:36 pm
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Congress Is Complicit in Mass Shootings

Once again, we are faced with another mass shooting. This time the cold-blooded killings took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, killing 14 innocent...

January 26, 2018 10:34 am
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The Dangerous Erosion of US Global Leadership

Only one year after Donald Trump was inaugurated, the US has already suffered an alarming setback to its global leadership role. In short order, Trump...

January 18, 2018 10:54 am
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When Geopolitical Conditions and Moral Values Converge

The geopolitical developments in the Middle East over the past 15 years have created new political and security dynamics engendered by the violent turmoil and profound...

January 12, 2018 10:32 am
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Republican Party Has Lost Its Soul

As the 2018 political campaigns begin, perhaps we should pause and think where this country is headed under the leadership of President Donald Trump, and...

December 26, 2017 11:31 am
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Trump’s First Year in Office: From A to Z

As we approach the end of Donald Trump’s first year in office, it seems appropriate to survey his performance -- and his outlook for the...

December 15, 2017 11:49 am
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Trump’s Jerusalem Announcement Advances Two-State Solution

I was in Israel when President Donald Trump made his announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Initially, I thought that Israelis would pour out into...

November 9, 2017 2:45 pm
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It’s Time to Kick Turkey Out of NATO

The egregious violation of freedom of the press in Turkey has reached a mammoth proportion that places Turkey among the most oppressive nations for journalists....

October 20, 2017 12:07 pm
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A Message to Congress: Don’t Tamper With Iran Deal, Build on It

The Trump administration’s approach to the Iran deal is problematic due to the multiple conflicts raging throughout the Middle East, including the conflicts in Syria, Yemen,...

October 3, 2017 4:44 pm
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The Demise of Turkey’s Democracy: An Open Letter to President Erdogan

Dear President Erdogan, I have been in your country scores of times, and have developed close and friendly relations with many Turks from all walks of...

September 25, 2017 10:16 am
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Iraqi Kurds’ Independence Is Decades Overdue

The Iraqi Kurdish vote for independence, taking place on Monday, is more than likely to pass. Sadly, however, not a single country (with the exception...

September 18, 2017 9:52 am
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Is America Still a Beacon of Light to Other Nations?

We don't need President Trump to tell us that he can make America great again. America is already great. The problem is that we are...

September 8, 2017 11:36 am
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US Should Accept a Nuclear North Korea

Although President Trump is not responsible for the complete failure of the US to stop North Korea from becoming a nuclear power, his bellicose threats...

Culture

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want...

World

ADL Offering $5,000 Rewards After Second Brutal Antisemitic Assault in Broo...

The Anti-Defamation League is offering $5,000 rewards for information leading to the conviction of suspects in two separate vicious attacks against Orthodox Jews...

Israel

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: At Age 70, Israel Has Entered New Era of ‘...

At the age of 70, the State of Israel has entered a new era of “maturity and independence,” the editor-in-chief...

Middle East

Syrian Opposition Says US Cannot Afford to Leave Syria Yet

Syria's chief opposition negotiator said the United States cannot afford to leave Syria as it has yet to achieve any of its goals in the region, even though President Donald...

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