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

Israel votes again … and again, and again

When dictatorships come to an end they are shattered to pieces; democracies, on the other hand, are more inclined to melt slowly away. It is usually a protracted and excruciating metamorphosis, but nevertheless by the end of it the country has changed beyond recognition.

March 20, 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