Prof. Hillel Frisch

Prof. Hillel Frisch

Prof. Hillel Frisch

(Ph.D. Hebrew University) Expert on Palestinian and Islamic politics, institutions and military strategies; Israeli Arabs; Islamic fundamentalism in the Middle East; Palestinian-Jordanian relations; and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and Jordan. Email: [email protected]

While The Jihadists Make Headlines, Fundamentalist Iran is Making Major Gains

| February 5, 2015

The United States’ policy in response to both Iran and the Islamic state is confusing and contradictory. Washington must reexamine the Iranian threat by confronting it, rather than appeasing its leaders.


Aid to the Palestinians: A Case of Flagrant Discrimination

| October 22, 2014

The disproportionate dispensation of international aid to the Palestinians is discriminatory and biased.


Hit Hamas Hard to Create a Different Strategic Balance Against Islamic Terrorism

| July 9, 2014

It is time for a full-scale offensive against Hamas and the other Islamist-Jihadist groups in Gaza.


The Flimsy Palestinian “Unity” Government

| June 26, 2014

The Hamas-Fatah agreement is just another example of false unity in the Arab world and is already unraveling.


Welcome Back to Mubarak’s Egypt

| July 4, 2013

The latest chapter in the Egyptian Revolution is nothing more than a return to the military dictatorship of Hosni Mubarak. Egypt’s troubles may only be beginning.


Egypt’s Army Will Not Intervene

| March 12, 2013

Hopes or expectations that the Egyptian military will intervene in the deteriorating political and security crisis are probably misguided.


Morsi’s Egypt and Ahmadinejad’s Iran: Much Ado Over Next to Nothing

| February 10, 2013

Morsi’s hosting Ahmadinejad signals a potential improvement in ties between Egypt and Iran. This move will backfire, as ultimately Morsi needs the US and Gulf countries more than they need him.


Morsi’s Dictatorship and the Gaza Ceasefire

| November 27, 2012

Egyptian President Morsi is proving to be a dictator in the footsteps of his predecessor Hosni Mubarak.


The Palestinians Are Part of the Old Arab Order

| January 5, 2012

The Palestinians are part of the old Arab order because time and time again they have aligned themselves with the worst dictators of the Arab world, and their own governments in the West Bank and Gaza are cut from the same cloth as the regimes of the old Arab order.


Egypt’s Constitutional Crisis

| November 16, 2011

Who will shape Egypt’s constitution – the Islamists or the military-backed secularists? While the former seemingly holds the majority public vote, the latter holds the fire power, thus evening out the political battlefield.