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Alon Ben-Meir

Dr. Alon Ben-Meir is a professor of international relations at the Center for Global Affairs at NYU. He teaches courses on international negotiation and Middle Eastern studies.

Author's website: Alon Ben-Meir


 
2020 will be more turbulent than 2019, unlessÖ
International - 27/12/2019 - 16 comments
Ending US-Iran impasse rests only on face-to-face negotiations
International - 19/12/2019 - 4 comments
Netanyahu personifies the corrupting force of power
International - 25/11/2019 - 2 comments
The Butcher of Ankara's visit to the House of Lies
International - 14/11/2019 - 4 comments
Can the new government change Kosovoís fortunes?
International - 8/11/2019 - 1 comment
We must not grow numb to the Yazidi genocide
International - 30/10/2019 - 2 comments
An act of betrayal and infamy
International - 14/10/2019 - 35 comments
Israel's fractured democracy and its repercussions
International - 8/10/2019 - 4 comments
Climate change is a worldwide catastrophe in the making
Environment - 2/10/2019 - 54 comments
For the US and Iran, war is not an option
International - 13/09/2019 - 16 comments
Not acting on climate crisis is at our peril
Environment - 23/08/2019 - 38 comments
Trumpís embrace of white supremacy is poisoning Americaís soul
International - 14/08/2019 - 36 comments
The stakes have never been higher in Israelís elections
International - 5/08/2019 - 4 comments
Albania's self-consuming corruption undermining path to EU accession
International - 10/07/2019 - 3 comments
Insidious discrimination against the Roma is Europeís shame
International - 19/06/2019 - 7 comments
Modernity and civilisation offer no shield against future genocide
International - 11/06/2019 - 2 comments
Trump must never listen to the warmonger Bolton
International - 31/05/2019 - 2 comments
To prevent brain drain, Kosovo must eradicate corruption
International - 24/05/2019 - 4 comments
Netanyahu's defunct strategy to keep Hamas at bay
International - 14/05/2019 - 1 comment
Risk of Israeli-Iranian war still looms high
International - 10/05/2019 - 8 comments
The beginning of the end of Erdogan's era
International - 30/04/2019 - 1 comment
The election will obliterate the face of Israel as we know it
International - 24/04/2019 - 10 comments
An open letter to President Erdogan
International - 26/02/2019 - 1 comment
Truthful reporting In the Balkans is life-threatening
International - 19/02/2019 - 2 comments
The Taliban and the US: accepting the inevitable
International - 7/02/2019
The betrayal of Israel's historic promise
International - 25/01/2019 - 4 comments
Time to dump Netanyahu
International - 21/01/2019 - 7 comments
Corruption in the Balkans is impeding EU membership
International - 11/01/2019 - 10 comments
Trump's New Year's gift to Putin, Rouhani, and Erdogan
International - 27/12/2018 - 7 comments
A two-pronged policy needed to stem the flow of migrants
International - 14/12/2018 - 23 comments
GŁlen and Erdogan's Islamic rivalry and its consequences
International - 12/12/2018 - 2 comments
The Democrats' victory can save the Republican Party
International - 20/11/2018 - 3 comments
America must not live and die by the gun
International - 14/11/2018 - 11 comments
Erdoganís hooligans came knocking on NYUís doors
International - 6/11/2018 - 2 comments
The Saudi butchery in Yemen and the worldís apathy
International - 29/10/2018 - 3 comments
Diyanet: Erdogan's Islamic vehicle to the Balkans
International - 25/10/2018 - 5 comments
Should the US stop enabling Israel?
International - 22/10/2018 - 7 comments
Netanyahu is destroying both Israel and the Palestinians
International - 17/10/2018 - 6 comments
The end of Syria's civil war and the beginning of the conflict over the spoils
International - 2/10/2018 - 3 comments
The deal or the debacle of the century?
International - 25/09/2018 - 1 comment
Bosnia, Erdoganís 'Jerusalem at the heart of Europe'
International - 18/09/2018 - 2 comments
The Palestinian refugees: right vs reality
International - 20/08/2018 - 4 comments
'The right of return' to where?
International - 13/08/2018 - 10 comments
Erdogan and the EU are on a collision course in the Balkans
International - 3/08/2018 - 5 comments
The law of shame that defies Jewish values
International - 31/07/2018 - 28 comments
The future of the EU in the wake of Trumpís betrayal
International - 23/07/2018 - 32 comments
Hamas will invite war in the search for a long-term solution
International - 12/07/2018 - 5 comments
Erdoganís reelection and its dire consequences
International - 4/07/2018 - 1 comment
Erdogan's 'Trojan Horse' in Macedonia
International - 18/06/2018 - 3 comments
An open letter to Ismail Haniyeh and Yahya Sinwar
International - 11/06/2018 - 19 comments
An open letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu
International - 8/06/2018 - 17 comments
Why US must expand forces in Syria
International - 4/06/2018 - 7 comments
Serbia, Turkey, and Russia: alarm bells for Europe
International - 25/05/2018 - 10 comments
Israel at seventy: time to celebrate and time to lament
International - 17/05/2018 - 15 comments
Decertifying the Iran deal is dangerously reckless
International - 10/05/2018 - 17 comments
Albania must choose between the EU and Turkey
International - 4/05/2018 - 5 comments
The dying in Syria rest on the conscience of the West
International - 1/05/2018 - 16 comments
Sisiís socio-economic agenda and human rights
International - 23/04/2018
Israeli and Hamas leaders must face the bitter reality
International - 18/04/2018 - 3 comments
Kosovo and Erdogan's dangerous Islamic agenda
International - 11/04/2018 - 1 comment
Army of Islam: Erdogan's plot against Israel
International - 6/04/2018 - 6 comments
Trump and Kim Jong Un: sailing on uncharted waters
International - 3/04/2018 - 2 comments
ďArmy of IslamĒ: Erdoganís plot against Israel
International - 23/03/2018 - 2 comments
Is a war between Israel and Iran/Hezbollah imminent? Part II
International - 19/03/2018
Is a war between Israel and Iran/Hezbollah imminent? Part I
International - 16/03/2018 - 3 comments
The US' enablement jeopardizes Israel's future
International - 14/02/2018 - 2 comments
The dangerous erosion of the US' global leadership
International - 30/01/2018 - 11 comments
When geopolitical conditions and moral values converge
International - 19/01/2018 - 4 comments
A party that has lost its soul
International - 16/01/2018 - 9 comments
The ABCs of Trump's political demise
International - 29/12/2017 - 59 comments
Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital and the prospect of a two-state solution
International - 18/12/2017 - 10 comments
Losing the last vestiges of our moral fabric
International - 20/11/2017 - 4 comments
Time to kick Turkey out of NATO
International - 10/11/2017 - 8 comments
Self-determination is an inalienable right
International - 6/11/2017 - 17 comments
Child poverty in America is indefensible
International - 1/11/2017 - 10 comments
Congress: donít tamper with the Iran deal, build on it
International - 23/10/2017 - 10 comments
Will the Palestinians ever play their cards right?
International - 13/10/2017 - 11 comments
Annulling the Iran deal: a dangerous strategic mistake
International - 6/10/2017 - 3 comments
The demise of Turkeyís democracy: an open letter to President Erdogan
International - 3/10/2017 - 3 comments
The Iraqi Kurds' independence is decades overdue
International - 26/09/2017 - 11 comments
The US has to accept North Korea as a nuclear power
International - 11/09/2017 - 17 comments
An open letter to President Trump
International - 31/08/2017 - 26 comments
Trumpís 'new' strategy in Afghanistan is doomed to fail
International - 25/08/2017 - 2 comments
Syria: a testament to international moral bankruptcy
International - 18/08/2017 - 15 comments
Ending Iraq's humanitarian crisis
International - 8/08/2017 - 7 comments
Gaza: a disaster in the making
International - 28/07/2017 - 8 comments
Afghanistan: a morally corrupting war
International - 24/07/2017 - 8 comments
Yemen's calamity is of damning proportions
International - 14/07/2017 - 5 comments
The Kurds under Erdogan's tyrannical governance
International - 10/07/2017 - 1 comment
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the role of President Macron
International - 30/06/2017 - 2 comments
After fifty years of occupation, what's next: an open letter to President Mahmoud Abbas
International - 23/06/2017 - 2 comments
The unfinished Six Day War: An open letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu
International - 15/06/2017 - 3 comments
Fifty years of immoral occupation
International - 7/06/2017 - 11 comments
Israel's occupation is morally indefensible
International - 2/06/2017 - 7 comments
Trump's 'historic' visit to the middle east: much ado about nothing
International - 26/05/2017 - 5 comments
Reviving Israeli-Palestinian talks now will go nowhere
International - 19/05/2017 - 33 comments
The disunity of Israel's opposition parties is serving the occupation
International - 16/05/2017 - 4 comments
Israeli and Palestinian women must raise the banner of revolt
International - 4/05/2017 - 10 comments
A sad day for Turkey
International - 24/04/2017 - 1 comment
Strategy of force coupled with sound diplomacy
International - 20/04/2017 - 5 comments
The battle over Syria's future
International - 4/04/2017 - 6 comments
Can Israel fight a war on three fronts? A nightmarish scenario
International - 16/03/2017 - 29 comments
Erdogan: the sultan of an illusionary Ottoman Empire
International - 10/03/2017 - 8 comments
Erdogan exploits Islam for personal and political gain
International - 3/03/2017 - 2 comments
Trump And Netanyahu: embracing illusions, ignoring reality
International - 24/02/2017 - 12 comments
There will be no Palestinian State on Netanyahu's watch
International - 16/02/2017 - 15 comments
Relocating the American embassy to Jerusalem
International - 9/02/2017 - 9 comments
Erdogan: a classic case of power corrupting
International - 6/02/2017 - 5 comments
Erdogan's lust for power is destroying Turkey's democracy
International - 1/02/2017 - 1 comment
The shortcomings of the International Conference for Peace
International - 23/01/2017 - 4 comments
Trump: 'Close the open hand out of love'
International - 16/01/2017 - 34 comments
Ensuring the success of the French initiative
International - 10/01/2017 - 7 comments
The persecution of Christians in the Middle East
International - 22/12/2016 - 10 comments
Questions and answers about some of the raging events in the Middle East
International - 21/11/2016 - 3 comments
Trump's daunting foreign challenges
International - 11/11/2016 - 6 comments
Lieberman: demonstrate your credibility
International - 7/11/2016
What happened to America?
International - 10/10/2016 - 10 comments
Statesmanship versus demagoguery
International - 4/10/2016 - 1 comment
Turkey and the PKK: mutual violence is not the answer
International - 27/09/2016 - 2 comments
'Hell is truth seen too late'
International - 20/09/2016 - 17 comments
The Settlements: self-entrapment of existential proportions
International - 12/09/2016 - 8 comments
Incentives and peace: part 2
International - 26/08/2016 - 1 comment
Incentives and peace: part 1
International - 18/08/2016 - 5 comments
The Afghanistan quagmire: time for an exit strategy
International - 5/08/2016 - 6 comments
A movement to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
International - 19/07/2016 - 4 comments
Moving beyond the Quartet
International - 8/07/2016 - 5 comments
Bernie Sanders and the French initiative
International - 15/06/2016 - 2 comments
Deradicalisation in refugee camps and beyond
International - 24/05/2016 - 9 comments
How Turkey became a de facto dictatorship
International - 16/05/2016 - 5 comments
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict: breaking the deadlock
International - 4/05/2016 - 10 comments
The global crisis of leadership
International - 27/04/2016 - 3 comments
Saudi Arabia is a kingdom in retreat
International - 19/04/2016 - 5 comments
The Palestinian leadershipÖto where?
International - 8/04/2016 - 2 comments
Why the Brussels attack was all but inevitable
International - 31/03/2016 - 4 comments
The unraveling of Turkey's democracy
International - 14/03/2016 - 1 comment
A plea for reason: an open letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu
International - 25/02/2016 - 5 comments
An Iraqi Sunni state is a prerequisite to defeating ISIS
International - 23/02/2016 - 15 comments
Erecting a giant prison for all Israelis
International - 16/02/2016 - 3 comments
The truth about Israel's national security
International - 11/02/2016 - 9 comments
The dire consequences of revenge and retribution
International - 1/02/2016 - 2 comments
Lifting the sanctions will not end Iranís revolutionary zeal
International - 28/01/2016 - 3 comments
Civil disobedience is the Palestiniansí best option
International - 18/01/2016 - 5 comments
Saudi Arabia's act of strategic defiance
International - 11/01/2016 - 9 comments
In the grip of powerful illusions
International - 22/12/2015 - 12 comments
Israel's occupation is morally indefensible
International - 17/12/2015 - 12 comments
How the ideological siege undermines the peace process
International - 30/11/2015 - 6 comments
A conducive geopolitical environment for Israeli-Palestinian peace
International - 19/11/2015 - 2 comments
A parallel crescent to stop Iran in its tracks
International - 23/10/2015 - 5 comments
Before it is too late
International - 21/10/2015 - 8 comments
The absence of real commitment to peace
International - 9/10/2015 - 4 comments
Administrative detention and Israel's moral imperative
International - 17/09/2015 - 3 comments
Israeli-Hamas truce: an opportunity in disguise
International - 24/08/2015 - 9 comments
The Syrian catastrophe and the world's deafening silence
International - 14/08/2015 - 21 comments
Susiya: injustice on display
International - 3/08/2015 - 3 comments
Overcoming the Israeli-Palestinian psychosocial barrier
International - 17/07/2015 - 8 comments
Erdogan's fall from grace
International - 30/06/2015
The US must stop enabling Israel
International - 22/06/2015 - 10 comments
The necessity of Iraqi Sunni independence
International - 12/06/2015 - 8 comments
It's time for a new strategy
International - 10/06/2015 - 33 comments
A government neither by nor for the people
International - 18/05/2015 - 2 comments
Anti-semitism and Israelís moral imperative
International - 8/05/2015 - 20 comments
Integration is the open secret to deradicalization
International - 4/05/2015 - 57 comments
The shortcut to deradicalization is the long road
International - 21/04/2015 - 3 comments
Freedom in martyrdom
International - 14/04/2015 - 3 comments
Iran, not ISIS, the real menace
International - 7/04/2015 - 14 comments
Netanyahu's speech adds injury to insult
International - 9/03/2015 - 7 comments
Netanyahu must understand enough is enough
International - 2/03/2015 - 1 comment
The ballot is stronger than the bullet
International - 24/02/2015 - 3 comments
Bennett: a demagogue on the loose
International - 16/02/2015 - 1 comment
The tragic tear In US-Israel relations
International - 6/02/2015
Netanyahu betrays what's best for Israel
International - 2/02/2015
Netanyahu's policies are fueling anti-semitism
International - 19/01/2015 - 8 comments
Choosing between a novel promise or new peril
International - 14/01/2015 - 2 comments
Shattering Israel's image
International - 19/12/2014 - 7 comments
Trapped in their public narrative
International - 15/12/2014 - 4 comments
How Netanyahu committed political suicide
International - 8/12/2014 - 3 comments
The Four Musketeers: Khamenei, Netanyahu, Putin and Erdogan
International - 26/11/2014 - 1 comment
The fall of the would-be emperor
International - 24/11/2014 - 3 comments
The fallacy of the Gaza withdrawal
International - 18/11/2014 - 5 comments
The real danger to Israel's security is Netanyahu
International - 6/11/2014 - 7 comments
Delusional victory holds the promise of change
International - 31/10/2014 - 4 comments
The Palestinian refugees: ending their lingering plight
International - 20/10/2014 - 4 comments
Abbas' dismal failure at the United Nations
International - 3/10/2014 - 6 comments
IS: illusion versus reality
International - 22/09/2014 - 21 comments
A lesson Israel and Hamas should remember
International - 26/08/2014 - 51 comments
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