Assembled by Ken Stein, Emory University and Center for Israel Education
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AFP, “Boutique Revolution Puts Israeli Wines on World Map.” YNetNews. January 25, 2015.http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4617935,00.html

Agence France Presse, “Jordan, Israel sign deal to help save Dead Sea.” Middle East Institute. Feb. 26, 2015.http://www.mei.edu/content/news/jordan-israel-sign-deal-help-save-dead-sea

Asharq Al-Awsat Staff, “Egypt bombs ISIS targets in Libya after 21 Egyptians beheaded.” Asharq Al-Awsat. Feb. 18, 2015. http://www.aawsat.net/2015/02/article55341515/egypt-bombs-isis-targets-libya-21-egyptians-beheaded

Ofra Bengio, “Suraqiland and the Shifting Paradigms in the Middle East.” The Jerusalem Post. February 28.2015.http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Suraqiland-and-the-shifting-paradigms-in-the-Middle-East-paradigms-in-the-Middle-East-391472

Michael Doran, “Obama’s Secret Iran Strategy.” Mosaic Magazine. Feb. 2, 2015. http://mosaicmagazine.com/essay/2015/02/obamas-secret-iran-strategy/

Dore Gold, “Anatomy of a Bad Iran Deal: A Preliminary Assessment.” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. February 12, 2015.http://jcpa.org/anatomy-of-a-bad-iran-deal/#sthash.72K7AjlL.dpuf

Shmuel Even, “Developments in the Global Oil Market: Strategic Significance.” Institute for Nation Security Studies. Feb. 8, 2015.http://www.inss.org.il/index.aspx?id=4538&articleid=8687

Andrew Harrod, “Diplomat Debunks Obama’s Yemen ‘Success’ Story.” Front Page Magazine. Feb. 16, 2015.http://www.frontpagemag.com/2015/andrew-harrod/diplomat-debunks-obamas-yemen-success-story/

Jacky Hugi, “Why did Israel decide to support Syrian rebels?” Almonitor: The Pulse of the Middle East. Feb. 26, 2015.http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2015/02/israel-syria-rebels-jihad-sunni-shiite-golan-heights.html

Efraim Inbar, “Obama’s Iran Policy and Israel’s Elections.” Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies. Feb. 16, 2015.http://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/obamas-iran-policy-israels-elections/

Martin Indyk, “A Return to the Middle Eastern Great Game (Part Two).” Brookings Institute – Saban Center. February 18, 2015.http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/order-from-chaos/posts/2015/02/18-return-to-great-game-in-middle-east-part-two-indyk

Neriah Jacques “Egyptian President Sisi Calls for Reform of Islam.” Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. February 15, 2015.http://jcpa.org/article/sisi-calls-for-reform-of-islam/

KRG Cabinet, “PM Barzani and Turkish Prime Minister Discuss Bilateral Relations between Erbil and Ankara.” Kurdistan Regional Government. February 21, 2015. http://cabinet.gov.krd/a/d.aspx?s=040000&l=12&a=53010

Yossi Kuperwasser, “The Struggle over the Iranian Nuclear Program.” Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies. Feb. 26, 2015.http://besacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Kuperwasser-on-Iran-PP28-Feb-26.2015-DW-edit.pdf

Anat Kurz, and Shlomo Brom, “Strategic Survey for Israel: 2014-2015.” Institute for Nation Security Studies. February 2015.http://www.inss.org.il/uploadImages/systemFiles/INSS2014-15Balance_ENG%20(2).pdf

Abigail Klein Leichman, “NY, Shanghai woo Israeli Startups.” Israel21c. Feb. 19, 2015.  http://www.israel21c.org/news/ny-shanghai-woo-israeli-startups/

Abigail Klein Leichman, “Your Ultimate Guide to the Top 30 Events in Israel in 2015.” Israel21c. Feb. 5, 2015. http://www.israel21c.org/headlines/your-ultimate-guide-to-the-top-30-events-in-israel-in-2015/

Mel Levine and Oded Eran, “What Netanyahu Can Do To Save U.S.-Israel Ties.” Politico Magazine. Feb. 16, 2015.http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/02/benjamin-netanyahu-israel-congress-iran-115220.html?ml=m_b1_1#.VOT4D1PF_ns

Christina Lin, “ISIS Caliphate Meets China’s Silk Road Economic Belt.” Rubin Center: Research in International Affairs. Feb. 22, 2015.    http://www.rubincenter.org/2015/02/isis-caliphate-meets-chinas-silk-road-economic-belt/

Arafat Madabish, “Yemen’s Houthis buying off local tribes: sources.” Asharq Al-Awsat. Feb. 18, 2015.http://www.aawsat.net/2015/02/article55341606/yemens-houthis-buying-off-local-tribes-sources

Bruce Maddy-Weitzman, “Yemen Blues: The Disintegration of the Republic Seems Close.” Dayan Center. February 09, 2015.http://dayan.org/sites/default/files/Bruce_MM_March9-26.pdf

Aaron D. Miller, “Is Obama’s Special Relationship with Bibi Broken?” Foreign Policy.com. February 26, 2015.http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/02/26/is-obamas-special-relationship-with-bibi-broken/

Yair Naveh, “Deterrence against Non-State Actors: Thoughts following Operation Protective Edge.” Institute for Nation Security Studies. Feb. 11, 2015. http://www.inss.org.il/index.aspx?id=4538&articleid=8720

Mark Perry, “George W. Bush Is Intervening in Iraq- Again.” Politico Magazine. Feb. 12, 2015.http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/02/george-w-bush-iraq-anbar-115155.html?ml=m_a3_1#.VOT3wVPF_ns

Jennifer Potvin, “Brookings scholars weigh in on impacts of falling oil prices.” Brookings. Feb. 23, 2015.http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/markaz/posts/2015/02/23-impact-of-falling-oil-gas-energy-prices

Gil Ronen, “Eight-Way Election Debate Provides High Drama.” Arutz Sheva: Israelnationalnews.com. Feb. 27, 2015.http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/191903#.VPXV01PF_nt

Natan B. Sachs, and Tim Boersma, “The energy island: Israel deals with its natural gas discoveries.” Brookings. Feb 2015.http://www.brookings.edu/research/papers/2015/02/israel-energy-island-natural-gas

Louise Sarant, “The Rise of Solar Energy in Egypt.” Middle East Institute. Feb. 18, 2015. http://www.mei.edu/content/article/rise-solar-energy-egypt

Jonathan Schanzer, “Washington’s Bad Military Bets in the Middle East.” Huffington Post Blog. Feb. 23, 2015.http://schanzer.pundicity.com/16121/washington-bad-military-bets-in-the-middle-east

Yoram Schweitzer, “Egypt’s War in the Sinai Peninsula: A Struggle that Goes beyond Egypt.” Institute for Nation Security Studies. Feb. 3, 2015. http://www.inss.org.il/index.aspx?id=4538&articleid=8667

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.http://www.inss.org.il/uploadImages/systemFiles/No.%20660%20-%20Zaki%20for%20web.pdf

Shabtai Shavit, “A Regional Political Solution against the Backdrop of the Upcoming Elections – Transcript .” International Institue for Counter-Terrorism. March 2, 2015. http://www.ict.org.il/Article/1333/A-Regional-Political-Solution-against-the-Backdrop-of-the-Upcoming-Elections

Gilead Sher and Liran Ofek, “An Integrated Political Strategy: Regional, Bilateral, and Independent.” Institute for Nation Security Studies. February 13, 2015. http://www.inss.org.il/index.aspx?id=4538&articleid=8744

Steven Simon, “Egypt’s Security Challenge: ISIS, Sinai, and the Libyan Border.” Middle East Institute. Feb. 19, 2015. http://www.mei.edu/content/at/egypts-security-challenge-isis-sinai-and-libyan-border

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.   http://www.rubincenter.org/2015/02/the-islamic-state-vs-the-kurdish-ypg-in-northern-central-syria-an-eyewitness-account/

Anthony Tommasini, “Review: New York Philharmonic Explores Israeli Musical Identity.” New York Times. February 10, 2015.http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/11/arts/music/review-new-york-philharmonic-explores-israeli-musical-identity.html?_r=0

Alex Vatanka, “An Iran-Russia Axis? Some in Tehran Aren’t So Sure.” Middle East Institute. Feb. 13, 2015.http://www.mei.edu/content/article/iran-russia-axis-some-tehran-arent-so-sure

Bernard Wasserstein, “The Paranoid Style in Israeli Politics.” The National Interest. February 23, 2015.http://nationalinterest.org/feature/the-paranoid-style-israeli-politics-12291

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. http://www.swp-berlin.org/fileadmin/contents/products/comments/2015C05_ows.pdf

Ynet News Staff, “A Beginner’s Guide to Israel’s Elections.” YNetNews. Feb. 5, 2015. http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4623499,00.html