Assembled by Ken Stein and Eli Sperling
Emory University and Center for Israel Education or

Faisal J. Abbas, “An Unshackled Iran can only be Countered by a Firm Saudi Arabia,” Al-Arabiya, January 18, 2016.

Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi, “The Islamic State, Turkey, and Transportation,” Rubin Center, January 11, 2016.

Sona Bahadur, “How Israel Went from a Culinary Desert to Gourmet Destination,” The Indian Express, January 3, 2016.

Henri J. Barkey, “The Longest War (ISIS),” The Wilson Center, January 3, 2016.

Ofra Bengio, “The idea of stabilizing the region could unite Turkey and Israel,” Interview in The Turkish Weekly Journal, January 26, 2016.

Eyal Bino, “Internet of Things is the Next Big Thing in Israeli Tech—Here’s Why,” Forbes, January 3, 2016.

Hannah Brown, “Israeli Film Takes Top Prize at Sundance,” Jerusalem Post, January 31, 2016.

Raghida Dergham, “What Has the U.S. ‘Leading the World from Behind’ Achieved?” Al Arabiya, January 18, 2016.

Itamar Eichner, “Implementation Day: Iran Sanctions Lifted,” Ynet News, January 17, 2016.,7340,L-4753511,00.html

Shlomi Eldar, “How Palestinian Media Contributes to Cycle of Incitement,” Al-Monitor, January 29, 2016.

Omri Ephraim, “776,500 Israeli Children Live in Poverty,” Ynet News, December 9, 2015.,7340,L-4737047,00.html

Alex Fishman, “Living in a Dream World: Obama’s Hollywood Vision of the Middle East,” Ynet News, January 16, 2016.,7340,L-4754168,00.html

Yaron Friedman, “2016 will be the year ISIS’s Fate will be Determined,” Ynet News, January 15, 2016.,7340,L-4753278,00.html

Gabe Friedman, “Israeli Composer of Indian Muslim Music Collaborates with Radiohead Guitarist,” Forward, January 28, 2016.

Manfred Gerstenfeld and Jamie Berk, “The Moral Relativism of the United Nations,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, January 13, 2016.

Michael Herzog, “Deterring Iran: Time for a New Mindset,” Fathom, August 2015.

Shoula Romano Horing, “Can Israeli Arabs be Fully Loyal Citizens?” Ynet News, January 11, 2016.,7340,L-4750994,00.html

Eliyahu Kamisher, “How the KRG (Kurdish) Quasi-State Built an Independent Oil Industry,” Moshe Dayan Center, January 2016.

Yael Kaplan, Ryan Hartney, and Andrew Felsenthal, “Luxury Alongside Poverty in the Palestinian Authority,” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, November 5, 2015.

Isabel Kershner, “Israel Approves Prayer Space at Western Wall for Non-Orthodox Jews,” New York Times, January 31, 2016.

Eran Lerman, “New Permutations in the Mideast ‘Game of Camps,'” Begin-Sadat Center, January 17, 2016.

Charles Lister, “Jihad Rivalry: The Islamic State Challenges Al-Qaeda,” Brookings Institute, January 27, 2016.

Zvi Magen, Udi Deke and Sarah Fainberg, “How Deep are the Cracks in the Russian-Iranian Coalition in Syria?” INSS Insight, January 3, 2016.

Hisham Melhem, “The Return of the Myth of Insoluble Ancient Conflicts,” Al-Arabiya, January 16, 2016.

Hisham Melhem, “The Arab World is a House with No Roof,” Al-Arabiya, January 2, 2016.

Hisham Melhem, “The Autumn of the Arab Patriarchs,” Al-Arabiya, January 9, 2016.

Nuray Mert, “Another Banal Expression of Authoritarianism in Turkey,” Zaman, January 18, 2016.

Menahem Milson,  “Sadat in Jerusalem: Behind the Scenes,” Jewish Review of Books, Winter 2016.

Anna Newby, “Why There Are No Good Policy Options on Syria,” Brookings Institute, January 19, 2016.

Khaled Yacoub Oweis, “Burying Heads in Geneva Sands, Without Dismantling the Sectarian Crux of Assad’s Rule, Syria Peace Talks are Unlikely to Usher in Stability,” German Institute for International and Security Affairs, December 2015.

Itamar Radai and Arik Rudnitzky, “Bayan: The Arabs in Israel,” INSS, December 2015.

Yehudit Ronen, “Libya’s Descent into Chaos,” Middle East Quarterly 23:1 (Winter 2016).

David Rosenberg, “Bigger Budgets Won’t Buy Israel’s Arabs Equality,” The Jerusalem Post, January 7, 2016.

Max Samarov and Amada Botfeld, “Framing Israel: The Distortions of the New Boycott-Driven School Curriculum,” The Tower, January 2016.

Daria Shichrit, Einav Yogev, Yoram Schweitzer, “Suicide Attacks in 2015,” INSS Insight, January 26, 2016.,%20Einav,%20and%20Yoram%20for%20web278300049.pdf

Michael Singh, “The Middle East After JCPOA,” Senate Foreign Relations Committee, January 20, 2016.

Jonathan Spyer, “Teheran vs. Riyadh,” Middle East Forum, January 8, 2016.

Gerald Steinberg, “Why Israel is Frustrated with American Jewish Leaders,” New York Jewish Week, January 27, 2016,

Guido Steinberg, “The Other Vanguard of International Terrorism Despite Setbacks Al-Qaeda Profits from Yemen Civil War,” German Institute for International and Security Affairs, January 4, 2016.

The Staff, “U.S. Ambassador Apologizes After Comments Trigger Israeli Outrage,” The Tower, January, 25, 2016.

Carmit Sapir Vitz, Christian Arabs Increase Integration into Israeli Society,” The Jerusalem Post, January 17, 2016.

Esther Webman, “The Islamic State (IS) and al-Qa’ida Ideology and Practice,” The Moshe Dayan Center, January 2016.

Amos Yadlin, “Two States, Four Paths for Achieving Them,” January 15, 2016, Middle East Politics & Policy, Brookings Institution,

Amos Yadlin, “Another Round in the Saudi-Iranian Confrontation: What Does It Mean, and What Lies Ahead?” INSS Insight, January 14, 2016.

Ben-Dror Yemini, “A Wakeup Call for the Left,” Ynet News, January 15, 2016.,7340,L-4753465,00.html

Daniel Zisenwine, “Tunisia’s Fragile Post-Revolutionary Order North African Turmoil,” Middle East Quarterly 23:1 (Winter 2016).