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Dr. Josef Olmert is a Middle East specialist, currently a professor at the University of South Carolina. He was a director of the Israeli Government Press office, a peace negotiator and policy adviser to the defense minister.

ARTICLES BY: Josef Olmert


December 13, 2016 2:36 pm
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Netanyahu, ’60 Minutes’ and Israel’s Growing Diplomatic Reach

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu again proved his public relations mastery with his CBS "60 Minutes" interview with Lesley Stahl on Sunday. He not only delivered...

November 2, 2016 4:09 am
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Is the ‘Pax Iranica’ Fact or Fiction?

Two events that recently occurred in the Middle East may create, or further strengthen, the impression that we are witnessing some type of "Pax Iranica" in the region....

September 23, 2016 8:04 am
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Churchill and the Netanyahu-Obama Divide

The last meeting between the Israeli and American leaders was not really different from any of the previous ones -- and, as usual, no political commentators were...

August 22, 2016 4:16 pm
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Why Susya Is a Case Study

Locations across Judea and Samaria often become momentary flash-points in the ongoing struggle between Israelis and Palestinians over political control of the disputed territories and...

Features

Reform Jews Support Israel at Convention, but Some Question Timing of Jerusalem Move

Jacobs was addressing the record-breaking 6,000 Reform Jews gathered in Boston for the...

Israeli Deterrence Holds Against Iran in Syria — For Now

JNS.org - A recent surge in alleged Israeli strikes on targets in Syria appears to suggest a new Israeli urgency to...

Some on Israeli Left Slant Right Amid Changing Political Map

JNS.org - Avi Gabbay, a leader of Israel’s political left -- and presumably one of the top challengers to Prime Minister...

World

McMaster University Reviewing ‘Disturbing’ Social Media Posts by Studen...

McMaster University in Ontario, Canada is investigating social media posts made by students who glorified Adolf Hitler, praised Palestinian terrorists,...

Israel

India, China and Russia Refrain From Recognizing East Jerusalem as Capital ...

Foreign ministers from India, Russia and China notably refrained from recognizing East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine at their...

Middle East

Abbas’ Fiery Rhetoric Toward US and Israel May Be Unconvincing to Pal...

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas faces an uphill struggle in convincing his public that his recent defiance of the US...

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