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avatar David Avital and Marc Engberg
David Avital is a member of the board of advisors of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy (NCAFP) as well as the board of trustees of the Institution for National Security Studies (INSS). Marc Engberg is a specialist on democratic transitions in Russia and the former Soviet Union. He holds an M.A. from Stanford University in Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies.

ARTICLES BY: David Avital and Marc Engberg

December 10, 2015 7:34 am

Not Too Late for Obama to Rectify Foreign Policy Errors, Bring in New Advisers

President Obama's comments in response to the recent terrorist attacks in Paris appeared inadequate and, for some, including his political counterparts in Europe as well...

November 27, 2015 5:00 am

An Interim Solution for Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin recently claimed that the US lacks a coherent Syria policy, and is instead adopting a "wait and see" approach that will not help...


The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

Senior US Police and Public Safety Officials Boost Skills in Israel

JNS.org - After two intensive weeks of public-safety leadership training with Israel’s top police...

IDF Cyber Defenders Prepare Their Responses to the ‘Unknown Threat’

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces' cyber defenders are preparing to deal with future...


Putin and I Want ‘Safety for Israel,’ Trump Declares at Joint N...

At a joint news conference in Helsinki on Monday dominated by President Donald Trump's insistence that Russia did not interfere...


With New Airport, Israel’s Eilat Competes for European Tourists

Once almost lost to international tourism, the Israeli resort city of Eilat hopes a new airport will attract a million foreign visitors a year by 2025, with eastern Europeans especially offering...

Middle East

Syrian Army Says It Captures Strategic Hill Overlooking Israeli Border

The Syrian army and its allies have taken control of a strategic hill overlooking Israel's Golan Heights as it expands an offensive to seize the remaining parts of the southwest from...