Avi Melamed.

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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…

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  

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…

Interview With Avi Melamed on Upcoming Palestinian Elections

Please Note: This is a Spanish Podcast, but my interview is in English.

Palestinian Elections | My Interview on Kan

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced parliamentary and presidential elections- the first in 15 years-will take place later this year. Legislative elections on May 22 and a presidential vote on July 31. The Palestinians’ last parliamentary ballot in 2006 resulted in a surprise win by Hamas, widening an internal political rift that led to the group’s seizure of the Gaza Strip…

What is “NORMALIZATION”?

Since the announcement of the Peace Agreement between the UAE and Israel has been announced,, the term “normalization” has been widely used in the Western press. In this video, I will discuss the term “normalization.” A new word in the Western press, but a term used for decades in the Arab and Muslim world. This explanation is part of a…

The Israel-UAE Peace Agreement & The Restructured Middle East

In this short article, I will explain how the Abraham Accord, the peace agreement between Israel and the UAE itself, and the responses to the agreement, represent the new geostrategic construct of the region.

Trump’s Plan – Regional Reactions & Initial Observations

Compared to previous Western initiatives, President Trump's plan reflects a more up-to-date dialogue with the realities that exist on the ground. This in itself, it is essential because it marks the end of the paradigm that dominated the outlines offered previously by Western diplomats to end the conflict. Trump's outline - even if not fulfilled, will set the tone for future outlines.

Zoom-In on the Middle East | December 15, 2019

The Middle East is a chain of links. Everything is connected. Understanding the links is critical to developing an accurate picture of reality. I wanted to take the opportunity to provide a contextualized snapshot of the region along with my predictions of what we can expect in the short term. I hope you find this brief overview helpful.   Lebanon…

Alarms on the Lebanese – Israeli Border (Part 2) Iran’s Hegemonic Modus Operandi

In Part 1 of this Article, I explained and contextualized the events of September 1 on the Israeli Lebanese border. I ended the article by saying the following: "It is likely that yesterday’s short round between Israel and Hezbollah might be the last wake-up call for Western leaders. It should be clear that the potential for a severe, rapid escalation…

(A Podcast) Why Did Al Jazeera Air a Story About Turkey’s Brutal Oppression of Journalists?

On July 6, 2019, Qatari-owned Al Jazeera aired the first of a three-part show called "Media haven or hell? The paradox of journalism in Turkey" highlighting Turkey's brutal oppression of treatment of Turkish journalists and thinkers. This podcast explores Qatar's reasons and illustrates the point that everything in the Middle East is linked. And if you understand the links in…

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A Symbolic Day for the The Muslim Brotherhood

Symbolically, on the same day – June 17th 2019, as Egypt and the Muslim Brotherhood said goodbye to Mohammad Morsi - a "Castle Guardian,” Abdul Majid al-Zuneibat, the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood reform camp in Jordan presented the platform of the Reform camp: tolerance, political flexibility, and commitment to Jordan's sovereignty and independence. That profound change does not mean…

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