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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

April 18, 2018 8:10 am

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

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...


Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi,...

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average...

In New Initiative, Yad Vashem Tackles 21st Century Antisemitism

JNS.org - It is American teachers like Lori Fulton who, with their commitment to Holocaust education, are poised to be...


Newly-Born Baby Rhinoceros Takes First Steps at Israeli Zoo

A new rhinoceros calf has been taking its first steps at Israel’s Ramat Gan Safari zoo. According to Hebrew news site Mako, the baby rhino was born to Keren Peles, an adult...

Middle East

Suicide Bomber Rams US-Backed Forces at Syria Checkpoint

A suicide bomber drove his car into a checkpoint in northeastern Syria on Monday, injuring several soldiers of Kurdish-led forces during a joint convoy with US allies, locals said. The attack...