Avi Melamed.

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Inside the Chaotic Middle East, With Avi Melamed

Click Here to Hear the Podcast Avi Melamed is a former Israeli Intelligence Official and Senior Official on Arab Affairs, which propelled him to expertise on current affairs in the Arab and Muslim worlds, and their impact on Israel and the Middle East. In recent years, Melamed runs a U.S.-based organization called Inside the Middle East – Intelligence Perspectives, alongside Maia…

“Defending Al-Aqsa” & Politics in the Middle East

April 30, 2022 In April 2022, Muslims mark the holy month of Ramadan. Throughout April, violent clashes took place in the al-Aqsa compound in Jerusalem between Palestinians and Israeli police. The Palestinians argue they are “Defending al-Aqsa.” The slogan ‘defending al-Aqsa’ has been prevalent in the Muslim world since the early days of the Israeli – Arab conflict. The narrative…

Understanding the Israel-Gaza War (May 10 – 21, 2021) | Is There A Winner?

This video analyzes the latest war between Israel and the Islamist groups in Gaza – namely Hamas and Islamic Jihad in Palestine. How did the war begin? What were the objectives of both sides? Were those objectives achieved? Is there a winner?   This message follows my “Message To Western Leaders” following the War. https://youtu.be/qSQf1flGc5U As well as a series…

Rising Tensions | Are We On the Verge of Another Escalation? Avi Melamed | I24 NEWS (June 10, 2021)

The delayed Jerusalem Day March of Flags that was supposed to take place on May 10, 2021, may go forward next week. Three Palestinians were killed in a skirmish with Israeli forces in the West Bank. Could these events reignite the violence? Would the Arab world support or frown on another round? I explore all of this and more in…

Egypt & Gaza | Avi Melamed I24 News (English)

Why is Egypt so currently engaged with Gaza? Will the ceasefire between Israel & Gaza hold? I explore all of these issues and others in this interview.

A Third Intifada on the Rise?

Alma’s Ibrahim Abu Ahmad and intelligence analyst and Avi Melamed, founder of Inside The Middle East Intelligence Perspectives (ITME) discuss the developments in Sheikh Jarrah, Al Aqsa Mosque, Gaza, and the violence between Jews and Arab inside Israel. Are we on the way to a Third Intifada?!  

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

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.  

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  

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

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.

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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