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


AFP, “Boutique Revolution Puts Israeli Wines on World Map.” YNetNews. January 25, 2015.,7340,L-4617935,00.html

Agence France Presse, “Jordan, Israel sign deal to help save Dead Sea.” Middle East Institute. Feb. 26, 2015.

Asharq Al-Awsat Staff, “Egypt bombs ISIS targets in Libya after 21 Egyptians beheaded.” Asharq Al-Awsat. Feb. 18, 2015.

Ofra Bengio, “Suraqiland and the Shifting Paradigms in the Middle East.” The Jerusalem Post. February 28.2015.

Michael Doran, “Obama’s Secret Iran Strategy.” Mosaic Magazine. Feb. 2, 2015.

Dore Gold, “Anatomy of a Bad Iran Deal: A Preliminary Assessment.” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. February 12, 2015.

Shmuel Even, “Developments in the Global Oil Market: Strategic Significance.” Institute for Nation Security Studies. Feb. 8, 2015.

Andrew Harrod, “Diplomat Debunks Obama’s Yemen ‘Success’ Story.” Front Page Magazine. Feb. 16, 2015.

Jacky Hugi, “Why did Israel decide to support Syrian rebels?” Almonitor: The Pulse of the Middle East. Feb. 26, 2015.

Efraim Inbar, “Obama’s Iran Policy and Israel’s Elections.” Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies. Feb. 16, 2015.

Martin Indyk, “A Return to the Middle Eastern Great Game (Part Two).” Brookings Institute – Saban Center. February 18, 2015.

Neriah Jacques “Egyptian President Sisi Calls for Reform of Islam.” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. February 15, 2015.

KRG Cabinet, “PM Barzani and Turkish Prime Minister Discuss Bilateral Relations between Erbil and Ankara.” Kurdistan Regional Government. February 21, 2015.

Yossi Kuperwasser, “The Struggle over the Iranian Nuclear Program.” Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies. Feb. 26, 2015.

Anat Kurz, and Shlomo Brom, “Strategic Survey for Israel: 2014-2015.” Institute for Nation Security Studies. February 2015.

Abigail Klein Leichman, “NY, Shanghai woo Israeli Startups.” Israel21c. Feb. 19, 2015.

Abigail Klein Leichman, “Your Ultimate Guide to the Top 30 Events in Israel in 2015.” Israel21c. Feb. 5, 2015.

Mel Levine and Oded Eran, “What Netanyahu Can Do To Save U.S.-Israel Ties.” Politico Magazine. Feb. 16, 2015.

Christina Lin, “ISIS Caliphate Meets China’s Silk Road Economic Belt.” Rubin Center: Research in International Affairs. Feb. 22, 2015.

Arafat Madabish, “Yemen’s Houthis buying off local tribes: sources.” Asharq Al-Awsat. Feb. 18, 2015.

Bruce Maddy-Weitzman, “Yemen Blues: The Disintegration of the Republic Seems Close.” Dayan Center. February 09, 2015.

Aaron D. Miller, “Is Obama’s Special Relationship with Bibi Broken?” Foreign February 26, 2015.

Yair Naveh, “Deterrence against Non-State Actors: Thoughts following Operation Protective Edge.” Institute for Nation Security Studies. Feb. 11, 2015.

Mark Perry, “George W. Bush Is Intervening in Iraq- Again.” Politico Magazine. Feb. 12, 2015.

Jennifer Potvin, “Brookings scholars weigh in on impacts of falling oil prices.” Brookings. Feb. 23, 2015.

Gil Ronen, “Eight-Way Election Debate Provides High Drama.” Arutz Sheva: Feb. 27, 2015.

Natan B. Sachs, and Tim Boersma, “The energy island: Israel deals with its natural gas discoveries.” Brookings. Feb 2015.

Louise Sarant, “The Rise of Solar Energy in Egypt.” Middle East Institute. Feb. 18, 2015.

Jonathan Schanzer, “Washington’s Bad Military Bets in the Middle East.” Huffington Post Blog. Feb. 23, 2015.

Yoram Schweitzer, “Egypt’s War in the Sinai Peninsula: A Struggle that Goes beyond Egypt.” Institute for Nation Security Studies. Feb. 3, 2015.

Zaki Shalom, “The Iranian Nuclear Crisis and the U.S. Administration: The Dilemma of Sanctions in Light of the Effort to Promote an Agreement.” Institute for Nation Security Studies. Feb. 1, 2015.

Shabtai Shavit, “A Regional Political Solution against the Backdrop of the Upcoming Elections – Transcript .” International Institue for Counter-Terrorism. March 2, 2015.

Gilead Sher and Liran Ofek, “An Integrated Political Strategy: Regional, Bilateral, and Independent.” Institute for Nation Security Studies. February 13, 2015.

Steven Simon, “Egypt’s Security Challenge: ISIS, Sinai, and the Libyan Border.” Middle East Institute. Feb. 19, 2015.

Jonathan Spyer, “The Islamic State vs. The Kurdish YPG in Northern Central Syria: An Eyewitness Account.” Rubin Center: Research in International Affairs. Feb. 23, 2015.

Anthony Tommasini, “Review: New York Philharmonic Explores Israeli Musical Identity.” New York Times. February 10, 2015.

Alex Vatanka, “An Iran-Russia Axis? Some in Tehran Aren’t So Sure.” Middle East Institute. Feb. 13, 2015.

Bernard Wasserstein, “The Paranoid Style in Israeli Politics.” The National Interest. February 23, 2015.

Khaled Yacoub Oweis, “The Last Bastion of the Syrian Revolt: Southern Syria Offers Non-military Venues to Strengthen the Moderates.” Stiftung Wissenschaft Und Politik. February 2015.

Ynet News Staff, “A Beginner’s Guide to Israel’s Elections.” YNetNews. Feb. 5, 2015.,7340,L-4623499,00.html