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

Today in Israeli History, Center for Israel Education,


Abdel Momen Said Aly and Karim Elkady, “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Egypt’s Political Transition,” Middle East Brief, Crown Center for Middle East Studies, March 2013,

Adeed Darwisha, “As Islamicists Stumble in Egypt and Tunisia: The Arab Spring Turns Wintery,” The Wilson Center, March 2013,

Shai Feldman, “Netanyahu’s Allies and Adversaries,” March 20, 2013, The National Interest,

Efraim Inbar, “Israel is Not Isolated,” Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies Mideast Security and Policy Studies, No 99, March 2013,

International Crisis Group, “Egypt Conflict Alert,” February 4, 2013,

“Kuwait’s Deepening Turmoil,” Strategic Comments, The International Institute for Strategic Studies, Tel Aviv, March 2013,

Yitzhak Gal, “Iraq: A Leap in Oil Exports, Accelerated Economic Growth and Implications,” March 2013,

Dore Gold, “Understanding the Current State of the Iranian Nuclear Challenge,” March-May 2013,

David P. Goldman, ” How Should the United States Respond to State Failure in Egypt? February 15, 2013, Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs,

Lior Lehrs, “Israel and the Arab Spring Egyptian Plague or Spring of Youth?” Mitvim, March 2013,

Galal Nassar, “Still in Transition,” (The Arab Spring), al-Ahram Weekly, March 20, 2013,

David Pollack and Soner Cagaptay, “The PKK Announcement: Can Turkey Build a Kurdish Cordon? Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Policy Analysis 2057, March 25, 2013,

Itamar Rabinovitch, “He came, we saw, but did he conquer? The Success of President Obama’s visit to Israel will be measured retrospectively” Globes,

Max Singer, “What Would the US Do if Israel Defied It by Attacking the Iranian Nuclear Weapons Program” BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 202, April 12, 2013,

Jonathan Spyer, “The Nineteenth Israeli Knesset Elections: Lackluster Election, Significant Results, Gloria Center, Global Research in International Affairs, April 4, 2013

Jeffrey White, “Arms for Syria’s Rebels: Shaping the War’s Outcome,” March 25, 2013, Washington Institute for Near East Policy,”

Amos Yadlin, “Israel’s incoming Defense Minister and the Hundred-Day Grace Period, ” March 2013,

Dror Ze’evi “The Transformation of Public Space in Turkey,” Middle East Brief, Crown Center for Middle East Studies, March 2013,

***While the readings are recommended, we do not necessarily agree with each author’s view.

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