Assembled by Ken Stein and Michele Freesman, Emory University’s Institute for the Study of Modern Israel and the Center for Israel Education, 

Jonathan Ariel, “The Real Lesson of the Afghanistan Debacle,” BESA Center, September 10, 2021,

Naama Barak, “Israeli clean-living tech reaches Latin American locales,” Israel21C, September 27, 2021, 

BICOM Staff, “The Bennett-Lapid Government and Regional Priorities: Change or Continuity,” BICOM, September 27, 2021, 

Anat Ben Haim, “Rebuilding the Syrian Military: Significance for Israel,” INSS, September 15, 2021, 

Naftali Bennett, Address to the United Nations General Assembly, September 27, 2021, 

Lazar Berman and Aaron Boxerman, “Over 300 prominent Iraqis publicly call for full peace with Israel,” Times of Israel, September 24, 2021, 

Antony J. Blinken, Yair Lapid, Nasser Bourita, Anwar Gargash, Sheikh Abdulla Bin Rashid Al Khalifa, “At the One Year Anniversary of the Abraham Accords: Normalization Agreements in Action,” US State Department, September 17, 2021, 

Camp David Negotiations,” Discussion with Hermann Eilts, Samuel Lewis, William Quandt, Hal Saunders, Dan Kurtzer and Ken Stein, November 1993

Ben Caspit, “100 days in, Bennett’s government challenged on Iran, Gaza,” Al-Monitor, September 17, 2021, 

Elliott Chodoff, “Israeli civil defense: A critical tactic, but a poor strategy,” The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, December 16, 2019, 

Yossi Cohen, “Fall of Afghanistan raises alarming questions about the Middle East,” YNet News, September 1, 2021, 

Udi Dekel, “Hamas has its Own Logic. What is Israel’s Logic?” INSS, September 4, 2021, 

Jonathan H. Ferziger, “On Abraham Accords Anniversary, Biden Is Tepid About Israeli-Arab Peace,” Foreign Policy, September 10, 2021, 

Yochai Guiski and Kim Noach, “Urban Planning and Adaptation: Saving 0.5-1 Percent of Israel’s Annual GDP,” INSS, September 13, 2021, 

Haisam Hassanein, “The Bennett-Sisi Meeting: A Rare Chance to Publicly Boost Relations,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, September 13, 2021, 

Simon Henderson, “Qatar’s Council Election Has Gulf-Wide Implications,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, September 30, 2021, 

Tamar Hermann and Or Anabi, “Ahead of the Jewish New Year – National Mood Pessimistic,” Israel Democracy Institute, September 1, 2021, 

Ben Hubbard, “Lebanon Gets New Prime Minister Amid Economic Meltdown,” New York Times, September 10, 2021, 

Ben Hubbard and Hwaida Saad, “With Fuel from Iran, Hezbollah Steps In Where Lebanon Has Failed,” New York Times, September 16, 2021, 

INSS, “Israel-UAE-US: A Year of Cooperation,” September 13, 2021, (1:30) Discussion,

Efraim Inbar, “The Egypt-Israel Common Strategic Agenda,” Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security, September 14, 2021, 

Tala Michel Issa, “Saudi Arabia holds meeting to discuss current, future investments in smart cities,” Al-Arabiya, September 29, 2021, 

Lisa Klug, “Israeli-grown vanilla is about to disrupt the industry,” Israel21C, September 20, 2021, 

Limor Lavie, “Family Law in Egypt and Iraq: Social Media Campaigns against Limiting Women’s Rights to Guardianship and Custody of their Children,” Moshe Dayan Center: Beehive, September 29, 2021, 

Bernard Henry Levy,  ”Promising Liasons,” (Israel and the UAE), The American Interest, September 5, 2021,

Ido Levy, “Biden UN Speech Misunderstands the Point of ‘Forever Wars’—in the Mideast and Elsewhere,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, September 20, 2021, 

Institute for Policy and Strategy, ”The Challenges and opportunities for Israel’s national security in the coming year,”  Reichman University (IDC), September 2021,

Marc Lynch and Shibley Telhami, “Academic experts believe that Middle East politics are actually getting worse,” Washington Post, September 17, 2021, 

Jacob Magid, “‘We’ve only just begun’: Abraham Accords partners mark one year since signing,” Times of Israel, September 14, 2021, 

Benny Morris, “On Nuclear Iran, Israel Faces Two Terrible Options,” Haaretz, September 27, 2021, 

Omri Nahmias, “Abraham Accords are going to continue shaping the Middle East,” Jerusalem Post, September 18, 2021, 

Michael Oren, “Is US aid a threat to Israel?,” Tablet, September 23, 2021, 

Joel Parker and Sarah Cahn, “Hizballah’s Gain, Lebanon’s Pain,” Moshe Dayan Center: Tel Aviv Notes, September 14, 2021, 

Inbal Orpaz and David Siman-Tov, “The Unfinished Campaign: Social Media in Operation Guardian of the Walls,” INSS, September 12, 2021, 

David Pollack and Robert Satloff, “A New Start for the U.S. on Mideast Democracy and Human Rights,” Washington Institute for Near East Policy, September 19, 2021, 

Adam Rasgon, “In Reversal, Israel’s New Government Engages With Palestinian Authority,” New York Times, September 25, 2021, 

Susanna Reskallah, “Food Insecurity in Palestine: A Future for Farmers,” Wilson Center, August 30, 2021, 

Bruce Riedel, “Playing a weak hand well,” Brookings Institute, September 27, 2021, 

Yitzhak Reiter, “Jerusalem Matters (34:) Changes In Jerusalem, Center for Israel Education, September 14, 2021

Paul Rivlin, “How the Taliban Re-took Afghanistan,” Moshe Dayan Center: Iqtisadi, September 30, 2021,

Abdel-Moneim Said, “Reconciliations in the region,” Ahram Online, September 8, 2021, 

Jonathan Schanzer, “What is America’s role in the World,” The Washington Examiner, September 30, 2021,

Ali Soufan, “Evolution of Jihadism 20 Years After 9/11,” Wilson Center, September 8, 2021, 

Khaled Abu Toameh, “Palestinians to hold municipal elections in December,” Jerusalem Post, September 16, 2021, 

United States House of Representatives, Antony Blinken, “Afghanistan 201-2021: Evaulating the Withdrawal and U.S. Policies, – Part 1, September 13, 2021,

United States Senate, Foreign Relations of the United States, “U.S. Security Assistance in the Middle East,” August 10, 2021,

United States Senate, Foreign Relations, Antony J. Blinken, “Examining the U.S. Withdrawal from Afghanistan,” September 14, 2021,

Robert Wexler, “For Progressives, Iron Dome Isn’t the Issue. It’s Israel Itself,” New York Times, September 29, 2021,