Dr. Gil Feiler

Dr. Gil Feiler

Dr. Gil Feiler

(Ph.D. Tel Aviv University) Specializes in Arab markets and economies, Palestinian economic development, Mideast economic cooperation and Israel-Arab trade.

Qatar: The Limits of Nouveau Riche Diplomacy

and | April 25, 2017

Under the leadership of Sheikh Hamad al-Thani (1995-2013), Qatar established itself as a regional mini superpower. It launched and subsidized the global media giant Al Jazeera, poured billions into its unrivalled liquefied natural gas infrastructure, made a successful bid for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, and diversified its economy through international acquisitions by its Qatari Investment Authority.

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Economic Implications of Iran Sanctions Relief

| April 28, 2015

The lifting of sanctions on Iran will allow Teheran to increase its support for terrorist groups across the region, and bolster Iran’s political and military power.

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Israel and Kazakhstan: Assessing the State of Bilateral Relations

and | May 1, 2014

Economic, cultural, political, military and strategic interests (including the confronting of Iran) undergird the three-decade-old and growing relationship between Israel and Kazakhstan

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India’s Economic Relations with Israel and the Arabs

| July 1, 2012

January 29, 1992 marked the beginning of a new age in India’s relations with the State of Israel. After more than four decades of distant and often hostile relations between the two countries, India’s foreign minister announced that full diplomatic ties had been made official. The door was now open to the development of economic, military and political cooperation between the Republic of India and Israel.

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The Political Logic of Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan’s Attacks on Israel

and | February 4, 2009

The Turkish prime minister’s escalating attacks on Israel during Operation Cast Lead are a calculated gambit on Erdogan’s part aimed at changing the balance of power in Turkey between his ruling religious Islamist party and the opposing military establishment.

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The Globalization of Terror Funding

| September 1, 2007

Islamic terrorism is financed by a global array of individuals, fronts, businesses, banks, criminal enterprises, nominally humanitarian organizations and states. Financial flows take a variety of routes – some complex, some simple, but all are evasive. The combined annual budget of Islamic terror groups between 1995-2005 hovers around the US $1 billion mark – the equivalent of $100 million per annum. This represents a substantial increase from estimates for the years 1984-1994 of US $80 million.

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Iran and the West: Who Needs Whom? A Look at the Consequences of Ahmadinejad’’s Economic and Foreign Policies

| March 7, 2006

Ahmadinejad has repeatedly asserted that the West needs Iran more than Iran needs the West. While Iran has the economic influence to inflict significant damage on the world economy, Ahmadinejad’’s flippant remarks have little basis in reality and his policies are likely to incur significant damage to his country.

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The Next Move in the Iraqi War of Reconstruction

and | April 10, 2005

While the insurgency continues, Iraqi families continue to suffer financially. As long as there is violence in Iraq there will be no large-scale foreign direct investment, but this is all the more reason to focus on institutional and structural changes with the help of moderate Arab regimes, such as Jordan.

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