April 20, 2013


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

Today in Israeli History, Center for Israel Education, https://israeled.org/israeli-history/


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, http://www.brandeis.edu/crown/publications/meb/meb70.html

Adeed Darwisha, “As Islamicists Stumble in Egypt and Tunisia: The Arab Spring Turns Wintery,” The Wilson Center, March 2013,http://www.wilsoncenter.org/publication/islamists-stumble-egypt-and-tunisia-the-arab-spring-turns-wintery

Shai Feldman, “Netanyahu’s Allies and Adversaries,” March 20, 2013, The National Interest, http://nationalinterest.org/commentary/netanyahus-allies-adversaries-8246?page=1

Efraim Inbar, “Israel is Not Isolated,” Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies Mideast Security and Policy Studies, No 99, March 2013, http://www.biu.ac.il/SOC/besa/MSPS99Eng.pdf

International Crisis Group, “Egypt Conflict Alert,” February 4, 2013, http://www.crisisgroup.org/en/publication-type/alerts/2013/egypt-conflict-alert.aspx

“Kuwait’s Deepening Turmoil,” Strategic Comments, The International Institute for Strategic Studies, Tel Aviv, March 2013, http://www.iiss.org/publications/strategic-comments/past-issues/volume-19-2013/march/kuwaits-deepening-political-turmoil/

Yitzhak Gal, “Iraq: A Leap in Oil Exports, Accelerated Economic Growth and Implications,” March 2013, http://www.dayan.org/sites/default/files/Iqtisadi_March2013_YitzhakGalEnglish.pdf

Dore Gold, “Understanding the Current State of the Iranian Nuclear Challenge,” March-May 2013, http://jcpa.org/article/understanding-the-current-state-of-the-iranian-nuclear-challenge/

David P. Goldman, ” How Should the United States Respond to State Failure in Egypt? February 15, 2013, Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs, http://www.jinsa.org/fellowship-program/david-p-goldman/how-should-united-states-respond-state-failure-egypt#.USTuNBnah8R

Lior Lehrs, “Israel and the Arab Spring Egyptian Plague or Spring of Youth?” Mitvim, March 2013, http://www.mitvim.org.il/en/israel-and-the-arab-spring

Galal Nassar, “Still in Transition,” (The Arab Spring), al-Ahram Weekly, March 20, 2013, http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/News/1922/21/Still-in-transition.aspx

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, http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/the-pkk-announcement-can-turkey-build-a-kurdish-cordon

Itamar Rabinovitch, “He came, we saw, but did he conquer? The Success of President Obama’s visit to Israel will be measured retrospectively” Globes, http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000831987&fid=5366

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, http://besacenter.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7e381afc91d1b09aec08b492b&id=b80c16ed57&e=36aedfd96b

Jonathan Spyer, “The Nineteenth Israeli Knesset Elections: Lackluster Election, Significant Results, Gloria Center, Global Research in International Affairs, April 4, 2013 http://www.gloria-center.org/2013/04/the-nineteenth-israeli-knesset-elections-lackluster-election-significant-results/

Jeffrey White, “Arms for Syria’s Rebels: Shaping the War’s Outcome,” March 25, 2013, Washington Institute for Near East Policy,” http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/arms-for-syrias-rebels-shaping-the-wars-outcome

Amos Yadlin, “Israel’s incoming Defense Minister and the Hundred-Day Grace Period, ” March 2013, http://www.inss.org.il/publications.php?cat=21&omcat=&read=1147

Dror Ze’evi “The Transformation of Public Space in Turkey,” Middle East Brief, Crown Center for Middle East Studies, March 2013, http://www.brandeis.edu/crown/publications/meb/meb69.html

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

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