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Former Israeli Senior Official on Arab Affairs and Intelligence Official, Avi Melamed is the Salisbury Fellow of Intelligence and Middle East Affairs for the Eisenhower Institute, and founder of Inside the Middle East: Intelligence Perspectives, which is designed to ensure that the next generation of leaders will apply methods of critical thinking regarding the Middle East Affairs. His latest book is Inside the Middle East: Making Sense of the Most Dangerous and Complicated Region on Earth.

ARTICLES BY: Avi Melamed


February 11, 2019 9:52 am
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Lebanon: The Gangland State

General elections were held in Lebanon in May 2018. Why did it take until January 31st, 2019 to finally assemble a government? One of the major...

April 18, 2018 8:10 am
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The Politics Behind the Palestinian March of Return

On March 30, 2018, the Palestinians kicked-off the "March of Return" campaign, a series of protests and demonstrations centered in the Gaza Strip and, to...

January 25, 2018 3:22 pm
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Protests in Iran: The Mullah Regime’s Autumn

Public protests that began in the Iranian city of Mashhad on December 28, 2017, ignited a wave of mass demonstrations in dozens of cities across the...

Culture

Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...

Features

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...

World

In Major Address to Jewish Community, French President Macron Pledges New M...

In the face of a continuing wave of antisemitic invective and violence, French President Emmanuel Macron offered reassurances to his country's Jewish...

Israel

Ceremony Marks 50th Anniversary of Notorious Hanging of Baghdad Jews

The 50th anniversary of the public hanging of nine Iraqi Jews and the subsequent killing and imprisonment of dozens more was marked by a ceremony held at the centuries-old Sephardi...

Middle East

Report: Qatar to Discontinue Funds for Gaza’s Electricity

JNS.org - The Qatari envoy to the Gaza Strip, Mohammad al-Amadi, told Hamas officials his country would discontinue its almost $10 million in funding towards the territory’s electricity amid a...

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