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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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Israel continues its march to the right

Israeli election nights are not for the faint hearted, or for anyone who would like to know the character of the next government by the end of it, let alone enjoy a good night’s sleep.

March 27, 2021

How migrants pay the highest price for COVID-19

No aspect of human activity has escaped the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and migration, already one of the most contentious and dominant topics in international politics long before the coronavirus outbreak, is no exception.

March 13, 2021

The stakes get higher between Israel and Iran

If Iran set out to test Israel’s nerve and resolve twice in the past four months through direct involvement in the placing of roadside bombs in Israeli-occupied territory in the Golan Heights, the result was unequivocal and decisive.

November 28, 2020