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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Temperature is rising in the new Cold War


Australia is not a country usually associated with being at the center of great power rivalry, but the new AUKUS security partnership announced by Australia, the UK and the US positioned it right at the heart of the competition between the US and China.

September 25, 2021

Moment of truth is coming for Iran nuclear deal

However one looks at the current diplomatic maneuvers between Tehran and the international community over Iran’s nuclear program, it is evident that they are edging closer to crunch time, forcing all sides to reveal their cards.

September 18, 2021

Israel and Hamas on the verge of something — but what?

Amid the outbreak of a fourth wave of the coronavirus disease, most Israelis’ top concerns are the rollout of the third booster shot and the debate over starting the school year in less than two weeks’ time despite the rising number of COVID-19 cases.

August 24, 2021