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Thu, Aug 6, 2020

Lipner quoted in Jewish Insider on Naftali Bennett’s rise

In the News

Israel Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Jul 29, 2020

Lipner in Haaretz: Baseless hatred? The assault on the Wexner Foundation as a case study

In the News

Hebrew Israel

Wed, Jul 29, 2020

Fighting COVID-19 with surveillance: Perspectives from across the globe

As more countries rely on digital tools to contain the spread of COVID-19, how will enhanced surveillance challenge privacy norms in the future? According to the World Health Organization, public health surveillance is critical to containing the pandemic. However, can enhanced surveillance during a public health crisis set precedents for digital surveillance in the future?

New Atlanticist by Simon Handler and Lily Liu

Africa Coronavirus

Tue, Jul 28, 2020

Blanford quoted in Forbes on Israel and Hezbollah tension

In the News

Israel Middle East

Wed, Jul 22, 2020

Troubled vision: Understanding recent Israeli–Iranian offensive cyber exchanges

Reported Iranian intrusions against Israeli critical infrastructure networks and alleged Israeli actions against Iranian proliferation-associated targets pose substantial new challenges to understanding ongoing competition and conflict in the Middle East.

Issue Brief by JD Work and Richard Harknett

Cybersecurity Iran

Fri, Jul 17, 2020

Israeli-Ukrainian artist offers window on late Soviet realities

Artist Zoya Cherkassky stands for something permanent and enduring, drawing on the deep traditions that she encountered both in Ukraine and in Judaism.

UkraineAlert by Jacob Heilbrunn

Civil Society Israel

Wed, Jul 8, 2020

How Jordan responded to Israel’s annexation plans

King Abdullah II of Jordan has repeatedly warned that Israel’s and the Trump administration’s actions are fueling potential instability.

MENASource by Seth J. Frantzman

Israel Middle East

Tue, Jul 7, 2020

New report assesses Israel’s warming ties with Arab Gulf states

Common fear of Iran’s nuclear ambitions, growing uncertainty about the US commitment to the Gulf region, a desire by oil-rich Arab nations to access Israeli know-how, and the worsening COVID-19 pandemic have given momentum to a rapprochement between Israel and the six nations of the Gulf Cooperation Council.

New Atlanticist by Larry Luxner

Israel Politics & Diplomacy
Gulf States - Netanyahu & Qaboos

Tue, Jul 7, 2020

Israel’s growing ties with the Arab Gulf states

Once thought to be irreconcilable adversaries, Israel and the Gulf states have grown closer in recent years. What started as under-the-table intelligence sharing designed to counter Iran’s ambitions throughout the Middle East has morphed into greater cooperation not only on security but also on economic, political, and cultural issues.

Issue Brief by Jonathan H. Ferziger, Gawdat Bahgat

Israel Politics & Diplomacy

Tue, Jun 30, 2020

Lipner in the American Interest: Annexation and the dubious doctrine of wishful thinking

In the News

Israel Middle East