• Strategic Europe
    Judy Asks: Has Europe Walked Away From the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?
    Judy Dempsey July 30, 2014

    Every week, a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

  • Strategic Europe
    The Tragedies of Ukraine and Gaza
    Judy Dempsey July 18, 2014

    Two catastrophic events—the shooting down of a passenger plane in eastern Ukraine and an Israeli ground offensive in Gaza—have left the West floundering.

  • Strategic Europe
    European Leaders, Go to Gaza
    Judy Dempsey July 14, 2014

    The indifference shown by the West toward Israel’s air and ground offensive in Gaza is shocking. The EU could make a difference, if only it wanted to.

  • Sada - Analysis
    Hamas and Israel at the Brink
    Benedetta Berti July 8, 2014 عربي

    A mutual desire to show strength has escalated the conflict, and although neither side wants another war, it may already be too late to pull back.

  • Sada - Analysis
    Will the Palestinian Unity Government Survive?

    Fundamental flaws in the Hamas-Fatah reconciliation deal, including disputes over security cooperation with Israel, may lead to the fall of the unity government.

  • Strategic Europe
    EU-Israel Relations: Hijacked by Settlements?
    Jan Techau June 11, 2014

    EU-Israeli relations are increasingly dominated by the single issue of settlements in the West Bank. Both sides should focus more on bigger strategic questions.

  • Sada - Analysis
    Hezbollah and Israel’s Risky New Pattern
    Benedetta Berti April 15, 2014 عربي

    Despite their interest in preventing another all-out war, Israel’s and Hezbollah’s tit-for-tat actions could lead to an undesirable escalation.

  • Syria in Crisis
    As Syria Crumbles, Israel Woos the Golan Druze
    Tobias Lang February 11, 2014

    More than thirty years after its annexation of the Golan Heights, the civil war in Syria seems to have presented Israel with a chance to draw the Druze population of the Golan Heights closer to itself.

  • Eurasia Outlook
    Takeaways From Munich-50
    Dmitri Trenin February 3, 2014

    The 50th Munich Security Conference marked the charting of a course toward Berlin’s more robust engagement in the world, including with military means. At the same time, the conference was overshadowed by the unfolding crisis in Ukraine.

  • Sada - Analysis
    Why is the Israel-Hamas Ceasefire Eroding?
    Benedetta Berti, Zack Gold January 28, 2014 عربي

    The current ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, based on mutual short-term goals of deterrence, lacks a strategy for maintaining peace in the long term.


Carnegie Experts on Israel

  • Nathan Brown
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Middle East Program

    Brown, a professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University, is a distinguished scholar and author of six well-received books on Arab politics.

  • Shahram Chubin
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Nuclear Policy Program

    Chubin, who is based in Geneva, focuses his research on nonproliferation, terrorism, and Middle East security issues. He was director of studies at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Switzerland, from 1996 to 2009.

  • Michele Dunne
    Senior Associate
    Middle East Program

    Dunne is an expert on political and economic change in Arab countries, particularly Egypt, as well as U.S. policy in the Middle East.

  • Ariel (Eli) Levite
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Nuclear Policy Program

    Levite was the principal deputy director general for policy at the Israeli Atomic Energy Commission from 2002 to 2007.

  • Marwan Muasher
    Vice President for Studies

    Muasher is vice president for studies at Carnegie, where he oversees research in Washington and Beirut on the Middle East.


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