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Yossi Mekelberg

Yossi Mekelberg is professor of international relations and 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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A predictable end for Israel’s ‘change’ government

There was a sense of inevitability about the collapse of Israel’s coalition government. The cynics would argue that the very fact that this implausible coalition survived a year is nothing short of a miracle.

July 08, 2022

Facing the Nakba could be a first step toward reconciliation

Come this time of year and there is a marked difference in mood between Israel’s Jews and its Palestinians there and everywhere.

May 28, 2022

Consolidating fresh allegiances in Mideast reaches new summit

Not that long ago, the mere suggestion of Israel hosting a summit at which four foreign ministers from Arab countries, together with the US secretary of state, would sit around the table would have been treated as a sheer fantasy.

April 02, 2022

Temperature is rising in the new Cold War

 

Australia is not a country usually associated with being at the center of great power rivalry, but the new AUKUS security partnership announced by Australia, the UK and the US positioned it right at the heart of the competition between the US and China.

September 25, 2021