Articles Featuring BESA Center Research Associates – 2016

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החלטה 2334: צעדים שישראל יכולה לעשות

פרופ’ איתן גלבוע,YNET,24.11.2016

Analysis: Jerusalem likely disappointed by Trump’s secretary of state pick

Comments by Prof. Jonathan Rynhold, Jerusalem Post, 14.12.2016

חלון לים התיכון

ראיון עם אריה מקל, שגריר ישראל, דבר ראשון, 9.12.2016

Expert: Possibility of Hezbollah Obtaining Chemical, Biological Weapons From Iranian, Syrian Regimes ‘Cannot Be Ruled Out in Principle’

Comments by Col (ret.) Dr. Dany Shoham, ALGEMEINER, 8.12.2016

שמם הולך לפניהם: מה עומד מאחורי תרבות ההנצחה הלאומית?

הערות של פרופ’ אודי לבל,מעריב, 4.12.2016

What liberal American Jews must do after the shiva

By Prof. Joshua Teitelbaum

מהפך טראמפ – סיבות והשלכות

הערות של פרופ’ הלל פריש, אלוף (מיל’) יעקב עמידרור והשגריר לשעבר צבי מגן News1, 21.11.2016 

Good guys should stick together

By Efraim Inbar, The Jerusalem Report, 20.11.2016

מה נשתנה מאז הסכמי אוסלו

מאת גרשון הכהן, ליברל, 13.11.2106

עידן טראמפ: לחזק את אמינות ארה”ב

האלוף (במיל’) יעקב עמידרור, ישראל היום, 11.11.2

On Trump and Israel’s Palestinian policies

Comments by Prof. Udi Lebel, DF Radio (from 9 minute mark), 10.11.2016

Between intervention and isolation

By Aryeh Mekel, Israel Hayom, 10.11.2016

עידן חדש ביחסים? זה מה שצפוי לישראל בעידן דונלד טראמפ

פרופ’ איתן גלבוע, גלובס, 9.11.2016

אמריקה הלבנה נקמה באמריקה החדשה

איתן גלבוע, YNET,  9.11.2016

Ground Game is Game Changer

Comments by Dr. Edo Hecht, Mishpacha, 7.11.2016

הרודן הקוריאני, הענק הסיני. אסיה מחכה לטראמפ

ד”ר אלון לבקוביץ YNET,1 4.11.16

?הבחירות בארה”ב: מי ישלוט בקונגרס

פרופ’ איתן גלבוע, YNET, 4.11.2016

ביחס לעימותי הזיכרון הקולקלטיבי סביב הפקפוק באמיתות המיתוס של “כח צביקה” במלחמת יום כיפור. (דקה 11 והילך)
ראיון עם פרופ’ אודי לבל, רצועת הביטחון/גל”צ   31.10.2016

זנח בעלי ברית, התפייס עם אויבים. מורשת אובמה

מאת פרופ’ איתן גלבוע YNET 28.10.16

Awaiting Next U.S. President: A Splintered Middle East in ‘Free Fall’

Comments by Prof. Efraim Inbar, The New York Times, 25.10.2016

Mission to Mars : Lander’s Fate Uncertain

Comments by Col. (res.) Aby Har-Even 21.10.2016

An Eight-State Solution for Peace

Comments by Dr. Mordechai Kedar, The Algemeiner, 6.10.2016

Smashing IS a ‘strategic mistake,’ says Israeli think tank chief

Comments by Prof. Efraim Inbar, Times of Israel, 25.8.2016

Israeli West Bank policy – whereto?

David M. Weinberg, The Jerusalem Post and Israel Hayom, 19.8.2016

Should ISIS be wiped out?

David M. Weinberg, Israel Hayom, 12.8.2016

Listen: On IDF soldiers and Israeli society

Interview with Prof. Udi Lebel (IDF Radio, Hebrew, 10.8.2016)

Should ISIS be Obliterated? (Hebrew)

Prof. E. Inbar and Dr. E. Lerman (radio debate), IDF Radio, 6.8.2016

Turkish academics ‘very scared’ as government imposes travel ban

Comments by Prof. Efraim Inbar, Jerusalem Post, 21.7.2016

Is Israel More Accepted in the Middle East?

A briefing by Prof. Efraim Inbar, Middle East Forum, 20.7.2016

Failure of Turkey’s coup was no victory for democracy

Comments by Prof. Efraim Inbar, The Boston Globe, 20.7.2016

‘Arab world won’t go for Israeli diplomatic blitz, and Netanyahu knows it’

Comments by Gregory Gause, Times of Israel, 19.7.2016

Obama and Israel: Military Aid and Diplomacy

Eytan Gilboa, Georgetown Journal, 18.7.2016

“קריאת תיגר נגד הטרור”

Comments by Prof. Efraim Inbar, Devar Rishon, 11.7.2016

Decade after war, Israel’s ‘main enemy’ Hezbollah mired in Syria

Comments by Prof. Efraim Inbar, AFP, 11.7.2016

?אשליית המענה הביטחוני: מה באמת יקרה אם ניסוג לקווי 67

מאת האלוף (מיל’) גרשון הכהן, NRG, 3.7.2016

Despite Turkey-Israel accord, gas deal complex

Comments by Prof. Efraim Inbar, The Jerusalem Post, 28.6.2016

מומחה: קטאר מנסה לתקן את יחסיה המדיניים עם שכנותיה

הערות מכנס בס”א, מעריב, 21.6.2016

Saudis, Gulf states could all become nuclear threshold states, former PMO official says

Comments by Prof. Joshua Teitelbaum, The Jerusalem Post, 21.6.2016

First Islamophobia summit to be held in Europe

Comments by Lt.-Col. (res.) Dr. Mordechai Kedar, The Jerusalem Post, 21.6.2016

It is not the ‘occupation’

By Efraim Karsh, The Jerusalem Post,   21.6.2016

Missiles Everywhere

Comments by Maj. Gen. (res.) Yaakov Amidror, The Weekly Standard, 20.6.2016

WMD Expert: Tolerance of Assad’s Renewed Chemical Attacks Marks “Milestone” in Their Use

Comments by Lt. Col. (res.) Dr. Dany Shoham, The Tower, 8.6.2016

Israel’s Palestinian dilemmas: Conflict management vs conflict resolution

By Prof. Efraim Inbar, The Jerusalem Report, 5.6.2016

Former Israeli Official: French Peace Talks Will Fail If They Replace Direct

Comments by Col. (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman, The Tower, 3

Elkin plays down Israel’s ability to influence who succeeds PA president

Comments by Minister Ze’ev Elkin at BESA conference, The Jerusalem Post, 2.6.2016

Netanyahu tries to turn Arab Peace Initiative on its head

Comments by Maj. Gen. (ret.) Yaakov Amidror, The Times of Israel, 1.6.2016

A new Mediterranean friendship amid regional instability

Comments by Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos at BESA conference, The Jerusalem Post, 12.5.2016

The spirit of the Iran Nuclear Agreement

By Lt. Col. (res.) Dr. Dany Shoham, 8.4.2016

Turkey trying to balance relations between Iran, Saudis

Comments by Prof. Efraim Inbar, Jerusalem Post, 20.4.2016

The Donald’s foreign policy

by David M. Weinberg, The Jerusalem Post, 8.4.2016

Israeli Arabs’ hostility to state leaves no room for compromise

Comments by Prof. Hillel Frisch, Jerusalem Post 3.4.2016

ביקור נשיא יוון – עוד סימן להתהדקות היחסים

אריה מקל, ישראל היום 3.31.2016

Knowing your ABC – A primer to understand the different areas of Judea and Samaria

by Hillel Frisch, The Jerusalem Post Magazine, 3.25.2016

E. Inbar: A ruthless Turkish campaign to suppress violent elements should be expected

Ariel Ben Solomon, JPOST, 3.21.2016

Top Israeli Commander Endorses Obama Doctrine; Gives Kudos to Moscow

Barbara Opall-Rome, Defense News, 3.18.2016

Islamist Turkish regime poses challenges for Israel

Shlomi Diaz and Israel Hayom Staff, 3.18.2106

Few Options for Israel Against Iran’s Ballistic Missile Program, Experts Say

Haaretz, 3.15.2016

Dr. Shaul Bartal: New study from BESA Center on Palestinian terrorism

by Ariela Ringel Hoffmanת Ynet, 3.13.2016

Netanyahu’s unprecedented snub of Obama meeting defies explanation

by Raphael Ahren, Times of Israel, 3.8.2016

Obama concedes the Mideast to Putin

By Eytan Gilboa, Jerusalem Report, 3.3.2016

‘Regime Change’ Is Intervention and It Has a Place in Policy

By Dr. Eran Lerman, New York Times, 28.2.2016

Greek defense minister slams Turkey’s ‘hegemonic ambitions’

The Jerusalem Post, 21.2.2016

Will Iran Continue Its Nuclear Program Abroad?

Emily B. Landau and Alon Levkowitz, The National Interest, 19.2.2016

Israel, Greece, Cyprus: A new geopolitical bloc in the eastern Mediterranean

by Amb. Arye Mekel, The Times of Israel, 18.2.2016

Turkey calls for allied offensive in Syria

Comments by Prof. Efraim Inbar, Director of the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Jerusalem Post, 16.2.2016

Israel may be in trouble if Assad wins

Comments by Michael Doran (BESA Center guest lecturer), Jerusalem Post, 15.2.2016

ההיסטוריה הסודית

ראיון עם אל”מ (מיל’) ד”ר ערן לרמן, מקור ראשון 12.2.2016

Erdogan’s Syria dilemma

By Eran Lerman, Israel Hayom, 10.2.2016

Islamic State: Is Australia too worried? Israeli expert Professor Efraim Inbar thinks so

The Age (Australia), 9.2.2016

Navigating the tumultuous Mideast

by David M. Weinberg. Israel Hayom 5.2.2016

The Israel-Greece-Cyprus Axis

by Amb. Arye Mekel. Haaretz. 31.1.2016

BESA Center associates debate how to secure Jerusalem

by David M. Weinberg. The Jerusalem Post Magazine. 29.1.2016

Israel forges Mediterranean alliance

Comments by Col. (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman. Christian Science Monistor. 25.1.2016

Obama going to up pressure on Israel

Comments by Prof. Eytan Gilboa. Jerusalem Post. 21.1.2016

Iran’s Real Leaders Remain Paranoid Over the West, Obsessed With Destroying Israel

by Col. (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman. New York Times. 21.1.2016

On Islamic wars against the West

Comments by Dr. Mordechai Kedar. Newsmax TV interview. 18.1.2016

Israeli Arabs and Islamic State

Comments by Prof. Hillel Frisch. JNS. 15.1.2016

Israeli Arab tribalism

Comments by Dr. Mordechai Kedar. Jerusalem Post. 13.1.2016

Regional conflicts

Comments by Dr. Eran Lerman. Jerusalem Post. 8.1.2016

BESA Center Conference on Minorities in the Mideast

BESA Center Conference. Jerusalem Post. 7.1.2016

Saudi succession

Comments by Prof. Joshua Teitelbaum. Jerusalem Post. 5.1.2016

Implications for Israel of the Saudi-Iran confrontation

Comments by Maj. Gen. (ret.) Yaakov Amidror. Jerusalem Post. 5.1.2016

Iran-Saudi sectarian proxy wars

Comments by Prof. Joshua Teitelbaum. Jerusalem Post. 4.1.2016