Assembled by Ken Stein, Emory University and Center for Israel Education
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Ayman Jawad Al Tamimi, and Jonathan Spyer, “Iran and the Shia Militias Advance in Iraq.” GLORIA Center. December 13, 2014.http://www.gloria-center.org/2014/12/iran-and-the-shia-militias-advance-in-iraq/

Sultan Barakat, “Pivots and Peace-Making in Qatar’s Regional Policy.” Brookings Institute. December 29, 2014.http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/markaz/posts/2014/12/29-qatar-mediation-lebanon-syria-gaza-egypt

Zvi Bare’el, “A Virtual Stroll Through the Alleyways of the Middle East.” Israel CFR. 2014. http://www.israelcfr.com/documents/8-2/zvi-barel.pdf

Naftali Bennet, “Stormy Seas: The United States and Israel in a Tumultuous Middle East.” Brookings Institute. December 06, 2014. http://tinyurl.com/pmb8rre

Nicky Blackburn, “The Top Stories of 2014.” Israel21c. December 24, 2014. http://www.israel21c.org/headlines/the-12-top-stories-of-2014/

Harel Chorev, “The Road to Operation Protective Edge: Gaps in Strategic Perception.” Israel CFR. 2014.http://www.israelcfr.com/documents/8-3/harel-chorev.pdf

Roger Cohen, “Why Israeli-Palestinian Peace Failed.” NY Times. December 23, 2014.http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/24/opinion/roger-cohen-why-israeli-palestinian-peace-failed.html?_r=0

Dan Diker, “Unmasking BDS: Radical Roots, Extremist Ends.” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. December 2014.http://jcpa.org/unmasking-bds/

Ruth Eglash, and Carol Morello, “Palestinian Leader Mahmoud Abbas Moves to Join International Criminal Court.” Washington Post. December 31, 2014. http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/israel-thanks-us-for-abstaining-on-security-council-resolution/2014/12/31/9b84cfa8-90d2-11e4-a412-4b735edc7175_story.html

Ahmed Eleiba, “Cartography of Terror.” Al-Ahram Weekly. December 18, 2014. http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/News/7964/19/Cartography-of-terror.aspx

Alex Fishman, “Military Intelligence Foresees Threats to Israel in 2015.” Ynet News. December 28, 2014.http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4608294,00.html

Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck, “The Islamic State: The Fear of Decline?” Carnegie Middle East Center. December 15, 2014. http://carnegie-mec.org/2014/12/15/islamic-state-fear-of-decline/hwoo

Yoel Guzansky, and Yiftah S. Shapir, “Iran Goes Ballistic.” Middle East Forum. Winter 2014. http://www.meforum.org/4911/iran-goes-ballistic

Lt. Col. (ret.) Jonathan Halevi, “How the Islamic State (ISIL) Threatens Canada and the West.” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. December 10, 2014. http://jcpa.org/article/islamic-state-isil-threatens-canada-west/

Liam Hoare, “What Israel’s Upcoming Election Means For LGBT Voters.” Slate Magazine. December 30, 2014.http://www.slate.com/blogs/outward/2014/12/30/israeli_elections_how_lgbt_issues_will_affect_the_vote.html

Pinhas Inbari, “Hamas and Muslim Brotherhood Have Their Sights on the West Bank and Jordan.” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. December 23, 2014. http://jcpa.org/article/hamas-sights-on-west-bank/

Martin Indyk, “Why They Mattered: Ariel Sharon.” Politico. December 29, 2014. http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/12/why-they-mattered-ariel-sharon-113840.html?ml=lb_24#.VK6xeorF_LV

Ofer Kenig, “The Firing of Ministers in Israel: A Historical Overview.” Israel Democracy Institute. December 14, 2014.http://en.idi.org.il/analysis/articles/the-firing-of-ministers-in-israel-a-historical-overview/

Lina Khatib, “An Arab World Without Politics.” Politico. December 24, 2014. http://carnegie-mec.org/2014/12/10/arab-world-without-politics/hxuu

Matthias Kuntzel, “Obama’s New Iran Policy: Is America Drifting toward Appeasement?” Israel CFR. 2014.http://www.israelcfr.com/documents/8-2/matthias-kuntzel.pdf

Daniel Kurtzer, “The Middle East Peace Process Deep in a Hole.” The American Interest. December 12, 2014. http://www.the-american-interest.com/2014/12/12/deep-in-a-hole/

Zvi Magen, and Sarah Fainberg, “The Economic Crisis in Russia and Its Political Contexts.” INSS Insight. December 25, 2014.http://www.inss.org.il/index.aspx?id=4538&articleid=8438

The Middle East Institute, “Obama’s Legacy in the Middle East.” Middle East Institute. October 2014. http://www.mei.edu/obamas-legacy-middle-east

Gamal Nkrumah, “Islamist Wars in Africa.” Al-Ahram Weekly. December 18, 2014. http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/News/7965/19/Islamist-wars-in-Africa.aspx

Yehoshua Oz, “23 Knesset Seats Is Not a Victory.” Israel Democracy Institute. December 28, 2014.http://en.idi.org.il/analysis/articles/23-knesset-seats-is-not-a-victory/

Joel D. Parker, “An Alliance between Jabhat Al-Nusra and the Islamic State on the Lebanese-Syrian Frontier?” Tel Aviv Notes. December 10, 2014. http://dayan.org/tel-aviv-notes-volume-8-no-22-december-10-2014

Itamar Radai, Meir Elran, and Nadia Hilou, “The Disturbances of November 2014 from the Perspective of the Arabs in Israel.” INSS Insight. December 9, 2014. http://www.inss.org.il/index.aspx?id=4538&articleid=8323

Raialyoum Staff, “Saudi Arabia Using OPEC as Oil Weapon Against Russia and Iran.” Raialyoum. December 15, 2014.http://www.raialyoum.com/?p=192304

Elie Rekhess, “Between Alienated [Arab] Elites and the Developing [Arab] Middle Class.” INSS Insight. December 2014.http://www.inss.org.il/uploadImages/systemFiles/Bayan%20no-3%20December-14%20ENG.pdf

Paul Rivlin, “Oil Prices Crash: The Trillion Dollar Question.” Dayan Center. December 21, 2014. http://www.aftau.org/document.doc?id=319

Yezid Sayigh, “The Assad Regime’s Political “Achilles’ Heel”.” Carnegie Middle East Center. December 11, 2014. http://carnegie-mec.org/2014/12/11/assad-regime-s-political-achilles-heel/hwdw

Jonathan Schanzer, “After U.N. Defeat, Palestinian Unilateralism Seen as ‘Losing Its Luster’.” Foundation for Defense of Democracies. December 31, 2014. http://www.defenddemocracy.org/media-hit/schanzer-jonathan-after-un-defeat-palestinian-unilateralism-seen-as-losing-its-luster/

David Schenker, “Jordan’s King Abdullah Comes to Washington.” Washington Institute for Near East Policy. December 04, 2014.http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/jordans-king-abdullah-comes-to-washington1

Yoram Schweitzer, and Benedetta Berti, “Hizbollah Closes a Breach of Its Outer Shield: The Threat to Israel.” INSS Insight. December 28, 2014. http://www.inss.org.il/index.aspx?id=4538&articleid=8447

Dan Shapiro, “US Standing in the World.” Israel.USembassy. December 09, 2014.http://israel.usembassy.gov/amb_barilan_december.html

Gilad Sher, and Keren Aviram, “A Veritable Battlefield: The Palestinians’ Legal Warfare Strategy.” INSS Insight. December 31, 2014.http://www.inss.org.il/index.aspx?id=4538&articleid=8453

Jonathan Spyer, “Battlelines Emerge in Israel’s Election Campaign.” GLORIA Center. December 27, 2014. http://www.gloria-center.org/2014/12/battlelines-emerge-in-israels-election-campaign/

Jonathan Spyer, “New Challenges and New Alliances in the Middle East.” Israel CFR. 2014. http://www.israelcfr.com/documents/8-2/jonathan-spyer.pdf

Shimon Stein, and Shlomo Brom, “The Palestinian Bid at the Security Council: International and Domestic Ramifications for Israel.” INSS Insight. December 22, 2014. http://www.inss.org.il/index.aspx?id=4538&articleid=8403

Jeffrey White, “Coping With Success Against ISIS.” Washington Institute for Near East Policy. December 29, 2014.http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/coping-with-success-against-isis

Ynet Staff, “Israeli Film Nominated for Golden Globe.” Ynet News. December 12, 2014. http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4602749,00.html

Rueven Ziegler, “Detention of African Asylum Seekers in Israel: Welcome to Round Three.” Israel Democracy Institute. December 11, 2014. http://en.idi.org.il/analysis/articles/detention-of-african-asylum-seekers-in-israel-welcome-to-round-three/

Neri Zilber, “Gaza’s Explosion Waiting to Happen.” Washington Institute for Near East Policy. December 21, 2014.http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/gazas-explosion-waiting-to-happen