Avi Melamed.

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A New Middle East Requires a New Understanding.

Shalom, my name is Avi Melamed.  I am a former Israeli Intelligence Official and Senior Official on Arab Affairs. I am an expert on the Current Affairs in the Arab and Muslim World Arab and their impact on Israel and the Middle East.

I am a Strategic Intelligence Analyst, writer, teacher and lecturer and currently serve as the the Salisbury   Non-Resident Fellow of Intelligence and Middle East Affairs at the Eisenhower Institute at Gettysburg College, am the Founder and Director of Inside the Middle East: Intelligence Perspectives program, and the author of Inside the Middle East: Making Sense of the Most Dangerous and Complicated Region on Earth.

I hope that through my articles, videos, Intelligence Briefings and on the ground Intelligence Tours, I can offer you additional insight and understanding into what is going on in the region, and the impact regionally and globally. I hope you will find my analysis and commentary thought-provoking and I hope we will have a chance to meet in person in Israel. All my best. Avi

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The Israeli – Iranian Direct Military Collision: At the Threshold of A Critical Junction

On February 10, 2018 an Iranian drone launched from Syria infiltrated Israeli territory. Israel intercepted the drone and it landed in Israeli territory. Following the downing of the Iranian drone – which was launched and controlled by Iranians who were operating in Syrian territory – Israeli jets destroyed the Syrian-based Iranian Command and Control Center which operated the drone. The…

Price of Pita and Stability in Jordan

The Price of Pita & Stability in Jordan February 8, 2018 Information: The Jordanian government’s decision to raise the price of commodities and well as taxes, sparked a wave of peaceful public protests on February 2nd in different cities in Jordan. The major trigger for the demonstrations is the rise in the price of bread. The common bread in Jordan…

Avi with Erick Stakelbeck on the Gaza Border

Watchman Host Erick Stakelbeck with Avi Melamed in Nachal Oz, on Israel’s border with Gaza, for an up-close look at the Hamas terror threat and how the IDF is fighting back against terror tunnels.     Click Here To Watch Show from the beginning

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Protests in Iran: The Mullah Regime’s Autumn (in Algemeiner)

Protests in Iran: The Mullah Regime’s Autumn

Avi Melamed on i24 News SPINROOM on January 15, 2018

The SPINROOM was aired live -and is on the i24 News website in 3 parts. Please click on each to see the segment   Part 1   Part 2   Part 3  

Protests in Iran: The Mullah’s Regime Autumn

January 18, 2018 Protests in Iran: The Mullah’s Regime Autumn Intelligence Report (To Download a PDF of this Report Please Click Here)   Information: Public protests which began in the city of Mashhad on December 28, 2017 ignited a wave of mass demonstrations in dozens of cities across Iran, including in major cities such as Isfahan and Tehran. To date,…

Avi Melamed on The Rundown on i24 News January 15, 2018

Click above to see Avi Melamed on I24News the Rundown with Nurit Ben and Calev Ben David   Click above to see Avi Melamed on I24News the Rundown with Nurit Ben and Calev Ben David talking about Syria, Turkey, the Kurds, US involvement and more….    

Is Iran Approaching a Crucial Junction?

January 1, 2018 Immediate Intelligence Bulletin   Is Iran Approaching a Crucial Junction?   Information: Public protests which began in the city of Mashhad on December 28, 2017 have ignited a wave of mass demonstrations in different cities in Iran including in Tehran. To date, reportedly 12 people have been killed during the demonstrations and hundreds arrested. Videos show protesters attacking…

Avi Melamed and Erick Stakelbeck on the Lebanese Border

The Watchman Episode 70: Hezbollah Rising, From Israeli/Lebanon Border   Erick Stakelbeck and I traveled to the Israeli/Lebanon border for an up-close look at the threat posed to Israel and America by the Iran-backed terrorist militia Hezbollah.

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