Israel-Hamas war

Experts from across the Atlantic Council are providing insight and analysis at speed and in depth on the October 7, 2023 Hamas attack, Israel’s response, and how the emerging conflict is upending the Middle East and the world.

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The N7 Initiative, a partnership between the Atlantic Council and Jeffrey M. Talpins Foundation, seeks to broaden and deepen normalization between Israel and Arab and Muslim countries. It works with governments to produce actionable recommendations to deliver tangible benefits to their peoples.

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IranSource

Jul 18, 2024

Pezeshkian’s election could become a burden for Israel

By Raz Zimmt

President-elect Masoud Pezeshkian’s views on Israel mirror the current consensus among Iranian decision-makers.

Conflict Iran

MENASource

Jul 16, 2024

What’s behind the Middle East’s doomsday fever?

By Sarah Zaaimi

Doomsday sects should be understood as a social phenomenon in the context of a collectively traumatized society.

Arabic English

New Atlanticist

Jul 16, 2024

Israeli officials are accused of weaponizing starvation in Gaza. Here’s what you need to know.

By Alana Mitias, Yousuf Syed Khan

In May, International Criminal Court Prosecutor Karim A. A. Khan requested arrest warrants for top Israeli officials, including for the crime of starvation, which has never before been prosecuted at the international level.

Conflict Human Rights

MENASource

Jul 15, 2024

An increasingly thin blue line between Israel and Lebanon

By Daniel Elkins

The specter of a full-scale war between Israel and Hezbollah looms large.

Conflict Israel

Blogs

Jul 10, 2024

State of the Order: In June, the world’s alliances strengthened—but concerning risks for the democratic order remain

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

China Climate Change & Climate Action

In the News

Jul 8, 2024

Alkhatib quoted in The Jerusalem Post on Palestinian activism

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Israel

In the News

Jul 8, 2024

Alkhatib joins KOA 850AM to discuss Israel-Hamas War

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Israel

In the News

Jul 8, 2024

Alkhatib quoted in The Telegraph on Gaza ceasefire

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Israel

In the News

Jul 8, 2024

Fulton quoted in South China Morning Post on Gaza ceasefire

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Israel

In the News

Jul 8, 2024

Lipner quoted in Counter Punch on dissolution of Israeli war cabinet

By Atlantic Council

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