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Understanding The Current Escalation | Israel-Gaza War | Part 3 of 7 (Video)

In this seven-part series, I will outline the events leading up to the current escalation between Israel and the Gaza Strip.   Click Here To Watch Part 4 https://wp.me/p7DoPM-Hjh Or go to my YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/c/AviMelamed Facebook Comments #wpdevar_comment_3 span,#wpdevar_comment_3 iframe{width:100% !important;}

My conversation last night on France24 (Arabic) | The Rising Tensions Between Jews & Arabs in Israel

My conversation last night on France24 (Arabic) with Knesset Member, Neveen Abu Rahmoun, & political commentator and journalist, Akram Atallah about the rising tensions between Jews & Arabs in Israel.   Facebook Comments #wpdevar_comment_4 span,#wpdevar_comment_4 iframe{width:100% !important;}

Understanding The Current Escalation | Israel-Gaza War | Part 2 of 7 (Video)

In this seven-part series, I will outline the events leading up to the current escalation between Israel and the Gaza Strip. To Watch PART 3 https://wp.me/p7DoPM-HiF   Facebook Comments #wpdevar_comment_5 span,#wpdevar_comment_5 iframe{width:100% !important;}

The Israel-Gaza War of 2021 | What Really Led to the War?

The sharp escalation over the past 36 hours between Israel and Gaza was triggered by riots that have taken place in Jerusalem over the past week on the Temple Mount Compound / Al-Haram al-Sharif / Har Ha Bayit. The riots themselves were triggered by issues such as a property dispute between Jews and Arabs in the Arab neighborhood of Sheikh…

Understanding The Current Escalation | Israel-Gaza War | Part 1 of 7 (Video)

In this seven-part series, I will outline the events leading up to the current escalation between Israel and the Gaza Strip.     To Watch PART 2 https://wp.me/p7DoPM-Hiq Or go to my YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/c/AviMelamed Facebook Comments #wpdevar_comment_7 span,#wpdevar_comment_7 iframe{width:100% !important;}

The Gaza Strip – Background & Context

I am posting this video to provide background to events unfolding military escalation between Israel and Gaza on May 12, 2021. I will be publishing an article later today on the CURRENT SITUATION. Facebook Comments #wpdevar_comment_8 span,#wpdevar_comment_8 iframe{width:100% !important;}

Live From Jerusalem | I24 News Special Program | May 10, 2021

Discussion with Calev Ben David on I24 News The Rundown about escalating violence in Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip, and southern Israel. Fleur Hassan-Nahoum, Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem, Co-Founder UAE-Israel Business Council Avi Melamed, Strategic Intelligence Analyst and Founder of Inside The Middle East Intelligence Perspectives (ITME) Samer Sinijlawi, Fateh Activist, CEO Jerusalem Development Fund   Facebook Comments #wpdevar_comment_9 span,#wpdevar_comment_9 iframe{width:100%…

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Palestinian Elections: Abbas’s Calculated Risk or Gamble?

The original article was published in the Jerusalem Post. In January, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signed a presidential decree announcing elections for the Palestinian Parliament and the presidency. The elections are to take place in late May and July, respectively. Abbas also called to reconstitute the Palestinian National Council – a body representing the world’s Palestinians – by late August. In…

Avi On The Lebanese Border

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Biden and the Middle East | Navigating Between Idealpolitik and Realpolitik

The original article was featured in Algemeiner   Biden and the Middle East: Navigating Between Idealpolitik and Realpolitik by Avi Melamed OPINION US President Joe Biden delivers remarks to Defense Department personnel during a visit to the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo Western foreign policy is often a delicate balancing act between realpolitik policy — one…

Special Briefing | The Crisis in Yemen | March 9, 2021

The war in Yemen is escalating and intensifying, creating a growing humanitarian crisis in Yemen, and fueling increasing instability in the region. This Video Briefing contextualizes the war in Yemen and outlines what can be done to stabilize Yemen and the region.   Facebook Comments #wpdevar_comment_14 span,#wpdevar_comment_14 iframe{width:100% !important;}

The Pope’s Visit To Iraq | March 5 – 8, 2021

Iraq’s core struggle today is between Nationalist Iraqi Shi’ites and Non-Nationalist Iraqi Shi’ites. In that regard, why is the Pope’s visit to Iraq significant?   Some Background Info & Links On Sunnis & Shi’ites https://www.avimelamed.com/2018/08/06/sunni-shiite-power-struggle/   What Is The Mullah Regime? On April 1, 1979, Iranians approved a new constitution creating a theocratic republic. And Iran’s official name became the…

My interview with Calev Ben David on 124 News The Rundown | March 3, 2021

My interview with Calev Ben David on 124 News The Rundown earlier this evening. Saudi Arabia, the Biden Administration, the Alliance of Moderation, Iranian threats in Gulf and the Red Sea. Facebook Comments #wpdevar_comment_16 span,#wpdevar_comment_16 iframe{width:100% !important;}

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