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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What are the chances of a permanent ceasefire?

After nearly seven weeks of bloodshed, terror, and horrors in the war between Israel and Hamas, the four-day pause in the fighting, which was subsequently extended by several days, was urgently needed.

December 02, 2023

War in Gaza is no excuse for settler violence

With attention focused on the war in Gaza, an escalation of violence in the West Bank is going largely unnoticed, although at least 147 Palestinians have been killed and 1,430 arrested in clashes with the Israeli security forces since the beginning of the war.

November 14, 2023

The road to Israel’s recovery starts with removing Netanyahu from office

It is a mystery to many of those who have witnessed the complete collapse of Israel’s strategy toward Hamas that its architect, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is still in office and being allowed to conduct the war against the Palestinian Islamist organization.

November 04, 2023