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Yossi Mekelberg

Yossi Mekelberg is professor of international relations at Regent’s University London, where he is head of the International Relations and Social Sciences Program. He is also an associate fellow of the MENA Program at Chatham House. He is a regular contributor to the international written and electronic media.

Twitter: @YMekelberg

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Lessons from the Arab Barometer to avoid a gathering storm

Though memories of the the so-called Arab Spring nearly eight years ago are fading, we should remind ourselves that most of the places where it happened were left with a legacy of destruction and oppression — and that the root causes that sparked those popular uprisings still prevail.

July 14, 2019

The rotten apple did not fall far from the wretched tree

There is quite a competition for who can be considered the true heir to Meir Kahane, who by most accounts is responsible for the entry into Israeli politics of the most repellent examples of racist and hate speech.

July 02, 2019

Moment of truth is approaching fast for under-pressure Netanyahu

Israeli election campaigns might not be to everyone’s taste — and they are likely to be disappointing for anyone who likes to see decisive results — but they are never boring and never fail to generate excitement.

March 02, 2019