Assembled by Ken Stein, Emory University and Center for Israel Education

Today in Israeli History, Center for Israel Education,

Elliot Abrahms, “Why Did Hamas Provoke A War?” Center for Foreign Relations Blog. July 09, 2014.

Yaacov Amidor, “The War with Hamas: Decision Time Approaching.” BESA Center. July 24, 2014.

Benny Avni, “Kerry’s Ceasefire Pivot Angers Egypt, Israel—Even the Palestinian Authority.” News Week. July 28, 2014.

Ofra Bengio, “Surprising Ties Between Israel and the Kurds.” Middle East Quarterly, Summer. Summer 2014.

Ron Ben-Yishai, “Talking and Shooting in Gaza.” Ynet News. July 16, 2014.,7340,L-4544353,00.html

Shoshana Bryen, “How Does Israel End Up the Bad Guy.” Jewish Policy Center. July 10, 2014.

Soner Cagaptay and Ege Cansu Sacikara, “Turks in Europe and Kurds in Turkey Could Elect Erdogan.” Washington Institute for Near East Policy. July 23, 2014.

Soner Cagaptay, “The Future of Turkish Democracy – Testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats.” House Foreign Affairs Committee. July 15, 2014.

Soner Cagaptay, “Yesterday’s Enemies, Tomorrow’s Friends.” Washington Institute for Near East Policy. July 09, 2014.

Harel Chorev, “Hamas–Charting a New Strategic Course of Action.” European Israel Press Association. July 10, 2014.

Patrick Clawson, “Iran Can Afford to Say No to a Nuclear Deal.” Washington Institute for Near East Policy. July 17, 2014.

Steven A. Cook, “The Last Great Myth About Egypt.” Foreign Policy. July 21, 2014.

Udi Dekel and Shlomo Brom, “The Second Stage of Operation Protective Edge: A Limited Ground Maneuver.” INSS Insight. July 21, 2014.

Udi Dekel. “Israel-Hamas: Conditions for a Stable Ceasefire.” INSS Insight. July 17, 2014.

Michael Doran, “Misidentifying the Conflict in Iraq and Syria.” Brookings Institute. July 10, 2014.

Michael Doran, “Obama and the Syria Two-Step.” Brookings Institute. July 09, 2014.

Eric Edelman and Dennis Ross, “Improving the Prospects for an Acceptable Final Deal with Iran.” JINSA’s Gemunder Center Iran Task Force. July 2014.

Giora Eiland, “History Unlikely to Repeat Itself.” Ynet News. July 09, 2014.,7340,L-4539706,00.html

Meir Eliran and Alex Altshuler, “Operation Protective Edge: Lessons from the Civilian (Israeli) Front – Interim Summary.” INSS Insight. July 31, 2014.

Shai Feldman, “Five Early Lessons from the Israel-Hamas War.” Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Brandeis University. July 14, 2014.

Professor Hillel Frisch, “Hit Hamas Hard to Create a Different Balance Against Islamic Terrorism.” BESA Center. July 19, 2014.

Jeffrey Goldberg, “What Exactly Is Hamas Trying to Prove?” The Atlantic. July 13, 2014.

David P. Goldman, “The One-State Solution Is on Our Doorstep.” Tablet Magazine. July 14, 2014.

Michael Gurfinkiel, “You Only Live Twice.” Mosaic Magazine. August 2014.

Yoel Guzanksy and Gallia Lindenstrauss, “Operation Protective Edge and a Fragile Regional Area.” INSS Insight. July 24, 2014.

Peter Harling, “Taking Iraq Apart.” Le Monde Diplomatique. July 2014.

Fuad Hussein and Falah Mustafa Bakir, “Iraq’s Crisis and the KRG.” Policy Watch. July 11, 2014.

Avi Issacharoff, “Gaza Underground, the Threat Israel Chose to Ignore.” The Times of Israel. July 25, 2014.

Efraim Karsh, “The Myth of Palestinian Centrality.” MEforum. July 07, 2014.

Efraim Karsh, “The Uses of Lydda.” Mosaic Magazine. July 2014.

Tamer Khorma, “The Myth of the Jordanian Monarchy’s Resilience to the Arab Spring.” German Institute for International and Security Affairs. July 2014.

Sami Kleib, “Baghdad Attacks Gulf Leaders in Taped Sermon, World Powers Mull Response to ISIS Threat.” Al-Akhbar English. July 07, 2014.

Martin Kramer, “What Happened at Lydda.” Mosaic Magazine. July 2014.

Clifford May, “Murder and Revenge in Jerusalem.” Washington Times. July 09, 2014.

Aaron David Miller, “Stay Home and Stay Out of This Fight.” Foreign Policy. July 08, 2014.

Abdel Moneim Said, “Winning the War on Terrorism.” Al-Ahram On-line. July 17, 2014.

Morris, Benny. “Zionism’s Black Boxes.” Mosaic Magazine. July 2014.

Lt. (ret.) Dr. Jacque Neriah,  “Egypt, Israel and Hamas — the Impossible Equation.” Jerusalem Center For Public Affairs. July 27, 2014.

Michael Oren, “Israel Must Be Permitted to Crush Hamas.” Washington Post. July 24, 2014.

David D. Patrick, “Arab Leaders Viewing Hamas as Worse than Israel, Stay Silent, New York Times.” New York Times. July 30, 2014.

Orit Perlov, “Operation Protective Edge: Trends in Public Opinion in Social Media in Gaza and Egypt.” Institute for National Security Studies. July 23, 2014.

Pew Research Global Attitudes Project, “Concerns About Islamic Extremism on the Rise in the Middle East—Negative Opinions of Al-Qaeda, Hamas and Hezbollah.” Pew Global. July 01, 2014.

Steven Plaut, “The Myth of Ethnic Inequality in Israel.” Middle East Quarterly, Summer. Summer 2014.

David Pollock, “Gaza Public Rejects Hamas, Wants Ceasefire.” Washington Institute for Near East Policy. July 15, 2014.

David Pollock, “PA and Other Arab Reactions to the Gaza Crisis.” Washington Institute for Near East Policy. July 09, 2014.

Dennis Ross, “How to Think about the New Middle East.” Politico. July 30, 2014.

Jonathan Spyer, “The Fire This Time.” MEforum. July 10, 2014.

Jeffrey White and Neri Zilber, “Boots on the Ground: Israel Enters Gaza.” Washington Institute for Near East Policy. July 18, 2014.

Amos Yadin, “A Unilateral Move: Preferable to a Bad Agreement with a Terrorist Organization.” INSS Insight. August 03, 2014.

Ronen Zeidel, “How ISIS Controls the Occupied Areas in Iraq.” Tel Aviv Notes. July 11, 2014.