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Professor Eytan Gilboa is an expert on US foreign policy, and a senior researcher at the BESA Center for Strategic Studies.

ARTICLES BY: Eytan Gilboa

February 10, 2021 12:11 pm

The ICC’s Decision to Investigate Israel Is Baseless but Dangerous

The decision of the International Criminal Court in The Hague (ICC) to investigate alleged war crimes committed by Israel in Gaza, the West Bank, and...

November 13, 2020 8:38 am

Biden and Israel: Continuity and Change

In almost all transitions from one US administration to another, there is both continuity and change in American foreign policy and US-Israel relations. Joe Biden...

October 29, 2020 6:41 am

The American Public and Israel in the 21st Century

Supportive public opinion has been a key factor in the formation and development of the US-Israel “special relationship.” This monograph presents and analyzes long-term trends...

August 18, 2020 4:43 am

The Israel-UAE Agreement: Busting Myths and Sending Messages

The Israel-UAE agreement is extremely important. This is the third peace agreement to be signed between Israel and an Arab country. The other two were with Egypt...

May 25, 2020 7:00 am

Israel Finds Supporters in the US and Overseas in Battle Against the ICC

On May 15, 2020, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a stern warning to the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague. He said...

May 12, 2020 5:42 am

Examining the American Public and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, 2000-2020

Gallup recently published the results of its 2020 world affairs survey, which included questions on Israel. The Pew Research Center published a similar report in...

November 18, 2019 1:37 pm

The Road to an Iranian Attack on Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently warned that increasing Iranian provocations and the absence of a US response could lead to a dangerous military confrontation...

November 4, 2019 7:00 am

Democratic Presidential Candidates and US Military Aid to Israel

Three of the four leading Democratic presidential candidates recently said they would consider cuts in US military aid to Israel as a means to pressure...

April 29, 2019 2:09 pm

On Israel, Saving International Organizations From Themselves

Concerned over repercussions threatened by the US, judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague denied the request of the court’s chief prosecutor,...

October 12, 2018 11:15 am

Donald Trump and International Organizations

Critics of President Donald Trump often accuse him of being erratic and inconsistent on foreign policy. In one particular area, however, he has been clear...

May 15, 2018 9:04 am

Moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem: Righting a Diplomatic Wrong

Jerusalem has been the capital of the state of Israel since 1949. Most countries, however, including the US, chose not to recognize this fact and located...

April 18, 2018 9:30 am

‘Sharp Power’ — Hamas’ Dirty War Against Israel

Democracies don’t yet know how to effectively cope with the challenges of “sharp power.” They do not understand how vulnerable they are and are largely unable to...

April 3, 2018 1:28 pm

The American Public and Israel: A Record of Support, But Clouds on the Horizon

Gallup has conducted polls of American public opinion towards Israel since the 1947 UN Partition Resolution. Since 1977, Gallup has conducted such surveys annually and, during...

February 8, 2018 12:18 pm

Might Trump’s Foreign Policy Approach End Up Hurting Israel?

When Donald Trump cut $65 million from US payments to UNRWA -- and threatened that if the Palestinians do not return to negotiations with Israel, he might stop US...


Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...


US Envoy Lands in Israel as White House Affirms Support for ‘Self-Def...

i24 News – US Secretary for Israel-Palestinian Affairs Hady Amr has landed in Israel on Friday, as part of Washington's...


Massive IDF Aerial Assault on Hamas Terror Tunnels in Gaza Could Open Door ...

Israel’s massive air raid beginning late Thursday — which saw some 160 fighter aircraft pound Hamas' terror tunnels in the...

Middle East

Senior Hamas Official Says: ‘We Can Continue Fighting for Many Months’ - Saleh Al-Arouri, deputy chairman of Hamas’s political bureau said in an interview on Gaza’s Al-Aqsa TV on Wednesday that Jewish immigration to Palestine was based on myths and...

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