• 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.

  • Eurasia Outlook
    A Message to Israel and a Message from Israel
    Dmitri Trenin January 13, 2014

    Vladimir Putin’s respectful message on the passing of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon proves that to quite a few Russian supporters of a strong state, Israel is the ideal in terms of the cohesion existing between the state and the nation, the effectiveness of and coordination among the military, intelligence and law-enforcement agencies, and defense of its interests.

  • Syria in Crisis
    Israel and the Syrian War: An Interview With Eyal Zisser
    Aron Lund December 6, 2013

    Israel could find itself engaged in some local conflicts with Islamic extremists along the border or in a limited conflict with Assad if he decides to retaliate the next time Israel attacks targets in Syria.

  • Strategic Europe
    Judy Asks: What Will End the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?
    Judy Dempsey October 23, 2013

    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.

  • Sada - Analysis
    Tunnel Vision
    Zack Gold October 22, 2013 عربي

    Egypt is taking unprecedented action to close the tunnels under the Sinai-Gaza border, although it is unclear if such efforts can be sustained.

  • Eurasia Outlook
    The Improvement in the U.S.-Iran Relations and Its Implications
    Alexey Malashenko October 3, 2013

    The improvement in the U.S.-Iran relations was quite expected after Hassan Rowhani came to power. The main question today is that of mutual confidence and the genuineness of the intentions of the new Iranian president.

  • Sada - Analysis
    Syria’s Security Implications for Israel: A Lose-Lose Situation
    Oded Raanan September 5, 2013 عربي

    Syria may be Israel’s enemy, but its civil war ushers in greater threats.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Political Will Needed for the Arab Israeli Peace Process
    Marwan Muasher April 10, 2014 WNYC Brian Lehrer Show

    The parameters of the Arab-Israeli peace process are known. What is needed is the political will.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Talks In Mideast May Hinge On Two-State Solution
    Marwan Muasher August 3, 2013 NPR’s Weekend Edition

    The peace process between Israelis and Palestinians have been marked by minor steps forward and major ones back. Now, the two sides are talking again for the first time in three years.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    President Obama Visits the Middle East
    Marwan Muasher March 21, 2013 BBC World News America

    Without proactive U.S. engagement in the peace process, the chances of a two-state solution are increasingly slim.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Should The World Brace For An Iran-Israel War?
    Karim Sadjadpour September 28, 2012 NPR

    Speaking at the UN General Assembly, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu said the only way to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear bomb is to draw a clear red line.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Securing 'Loose Nukes'
    Toby Dalton, Matthew Rojansky, Deepti Choubey March 29, 2012 Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

    Different regional actors had different agendas and priorities for the recent Seoul Nuclear Security Summit.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Fourth Iranian Nuclear Scientist Killed in Car Blast
    Petr Topychkanov January 12, 2012 Voice of Russia

    Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan, department supervisor at the Natanz uranium enrichment facility, was killed in a car bomb explosion in Tehran that Iranian officials have already accused both the United States and Israel in playing a part in.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    The United States, the Arab Spring, and Mideast Peace
    Michele Dunne May 23, 2011 NPR's On Point

    The United States must engage in a careful balancing act to maintain both its expressed commitment to Arab democracy and its commitment to its relationship with Israel.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    The Arab Spring and Palestine
    Michele Dunne May 18, 2011 Charlie Rose Show

    The Arab Spring has initiated a wave of change that will affect every aspect of society in the Middle East, including the Israel-Palestinian conflict and Egypt's influence in the Middle East and North Africa.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Prospects for Peace in the Middle East?
    Marwan Muasher February 2, 2011 Brian Lehrer Show

    The current protests in Tunisia and Egypt and the subsequent unrest in the region provide an incentive for Arab states to address political reform and the Arab-Israeli peace process in tandem.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Go Regional
    Marwan Muasher August 26, 2010 Americans for Peace Now

    A regional approach to the conflict between Israel and Palestine would ensure that all parties involved have the ability to make painful compromises and still achieve a viable agreement.


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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