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International Friendly - United Arab Emirates v Israel

Issue Brief by Yoel Guzansky, Shalom Lipner, Jonathan H. Ferziger, Sarah Feuer, Tomer Fadlon, Ari Heistein, Ebtesam Al Ketbi, and Noura Al Breiki

Aug 30, 2021

Pitching Abraham’s tent: The human dimension of UAE-Israeli normalization

Issue Brief by Yoel Guzansky, Shalom Lipner, Jonathan H. Ferziger, Sarah Feuer, Tomer Fadlon, Ari Heistein, Ebtesam Al Ketbi, and Noura Al Breiki

In the past year, many have written on the normalization of relations between Israel and Arab states, focusing on economic interests and emphasizing shared security interests in the region. Case studies, however, indicate that relations between countries are improved when they encompass aspects related to the lives of citizens. Incorporating an element of cultural affinity […]

Economy & Business Israel

In the News by Atlantic Council

Aug 25, 2021

Lipner quoted in Forward on Israeli Prime Minister Bennett’s attempt to demonstrate his dedication to the US Jewish community

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society International Norms

In the News by Atlantic Council

Aug 24, 2021

Brahimi quoted in Foreign Affairs on the viability of the two-state solution

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Human Rights Israel

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Aug 24, 2021

Lipner quoted in Foreign Affairs on the viability of the two-state solution

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Crisis Management

MENASource by Jonathan H. Ferziger

Aug 13, 2021

It’s been one year since the Abraham Accords. Gulf-Israel ties are still far from normal.

MENASource by Jonathan H. Ferziger

One year after former President Donald Trump coaxed the United Arab Emirates and Israel to normalize relations, ties between the two countries and other signatories to the Abraham Accords have a distance to go before they can be considered an enduring success.

Israel Middle East

MENASource by David Daoud

Aug 12, 2021

Hezbollah walks tightrope between two opposing goals to deter Israel

MENASource by David Daoud

On August 5, an Israeli airstrike in south Lebanon—targeting an open area from which rockets had been launched at Israel by unidentified militants in the third such incident since May 19—prompted Hezbollah’s rocket attack.

Israel Lebanon

MENASource by Nicholas Blanford

Aug 11, 2021

Rockets were fired from Lebanon into Israel again. Another game of brinkmanship?

MENASource by Nicholas Blanford

While Lebanon descends into ever greater political, economic, and social turmoil, a new dynamic appears to be emerging along Lebanon’s simmering southern border with Israel. It potentially threatens the balance of deterrence that has helped prevent a major escalation of hostilities for fifteen years.

Israel Lebanon

In the News by Atlantic Council

Aug 11, 2021

Azodi mentioned in Times of Israel on Ali Shamkhani tweeting in Hebrew

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Civil Society International Norms

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Aug 11, 2021

Ferziger quoted in The Times of Israel on Turkish-Israel relations

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Economy & Business International Norms

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Aug 10, 2021

Gen. Jones in the Jerusalem Strategic Tribune: The two-state solution imperative

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Sponsors are facing increased pressure to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics. How can China avoid the embarrassment of a widespread boycott? Release Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, argues Atlantic Council Board Director Ahmed Charai.

Conflict Israel