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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

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

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

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

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...


Poll: Vast Majority of Americans Unfamiliar With BDS Campaign Against Israe...

The vast majority of Americans have heard nothing or very little of the international campaign to boycott Israel, according to...


University of Melbourne Student Union Reverses Course on BDS After Backlash

Australian Jewish leaders on Thursday welcomed a decision by the University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU) to scrap a motion endorsing the boycott, divestment, sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel, after...

Middle East

Two Senior US Officials Visited Saudi Arabia for Talks This Week

Two senior US officials visited Saudi Arabia this week for talks that included global energy supplies, Iran and other regional issues, the White House said on Thursday. Meeting senior Saudi officials...

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