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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

April 2, 2021 11:25 am

The International Community Can’t Forget About South Sudan

In July 2011, South Sudan became independent from Sudan, following six years of autonomy and 20 years of brutal war. Only two years later, a...

March 5, 2021 12:11 pm

Syria’s Humanitarian Crisis Is a Trauma on the World’s Conscience

The 10-year old war in Syria has gone far beyond tragic mass devastation. The body and soul of two Syrian generations have been crushed. Their...

February 23, 2021 12:24 pm

Turkish Prisons Are Beyond the Pale of Inhumanity

Human rights abuses under Turkish despot Recep Tayyip Erdogan are beyond the pale of inhumanity and moral decadence. The list of Erdogan’s violations and cruelty is...

September 3, 2020 10:53 am

Time Is Running Out for the Palestinians

I am addressing this article to the Palestinian Authority with a warning -- having missed so many opportunities in the past to settle their conflict...

April 28, 2020 7:08 am

The Consequences of Territorial Annexation

The formation of an Israeli coalition government led by Bibi Netanyahu and Benny Gantz, the leaders of Likud and Blue and White, respectively, will finally...

December 15, 2019 8:21 am

Ending the US-Iran Impasse Requires Face-to-Face Negotiations

Even a cursory review of the turmoil sweeping the Middle East points to Iran as one of the main culprits behind most of the conflicts...

October 30, 2019 7:03 am

We Must Not Grow Numb to the Yazidi Massacres

A few weeks ago, I had an opportunity to meet with six members of the Yazidi community, including journalists and activists. I must admit that...

October 23, 2019 7:31 am

Trump’s Disgraceful Letter to Erdogan

It is no wonder that every person and news outlet that saw Donald Trump’s letter to Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan thought it was a...

October 20, 2019 1:58 am

It’s Time for Prime Minister Netanyahu to Resign

Prime Minister Netanyahu: It is time for you to reflect on where you stand and how best to serve the country you care about in a...

October 16, 2019 6:34 am

Trump Sends Kurds to the Slaughter: An Act of Betrayal and Infamy

Trump’s decision to withdraw American forces from Syria may well be remembered as one of the most egregious and inhuman disasters that he has undertaken...

October 7, 2019 7:04 am

The Repercussions of Israel’s Fractured Democracy

Israel is a democracy, and, like most parliamentary democracies, the party that wins a plurality of the vote typically ends up forming the government --...

September 8, 2019 6:21 am

For the US and Iran, War Is Not an Option

Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA, or Iran deal) was sadly based on a lack of understanding of...

August 7, 2019 6:25 am

Trump’s Embrace of White Supremacy Is Poisoning America’s Soul

Within 13 hours, two mass shooting took place -- in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio -- killing over 30 innocent people and injuring twice...

May 3, 2019 9:34 am

Israel and America Should Pursue a Diplomatic Solution With Iran

Accusing Iran of being a rogue country bent on acquiring nuclear weapons, supporting extremist groups and terrorism, persistently threatening Israel, and destabilizing the region in...


Apple Music Reveals Israel’s Top Hits of 2021

i24 News – Apple Music on Wednesday released its annual Top 100 chart, revealing the most played songs of 2021...

British Rapper Wiley Again Suspended From Twitter, Instagram After Antisemitic Tirade

Twitter and Instagram have once again suspended the accounts of British rapper Wiley...


Officers Wounded in Suspected Ramming Attack in Central Israel

i24 News – Two Border Police officers were wounded Friday after a car ran into the police force in the Israeli-Arab city Umm al-Fahm. According to Israel’s police, officers fired at...

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Hundreds of Hanukkah Kits Sent to Jews Living in Arab Countries - Hundreds of kits containing Hanukkah items, such as menorahs and dreidels, were recently sent to Jews living in Arab countries who must “observe their Judaism secretively.” The kits were...

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