Columnist

Yossi Mekelberg

Yossi Mekelberg is professor of international relations at Regent’s University London, where he is head of the International Relations and Social Sciences Program. He is also an associate fellow of the MENA Program at Chatham House. He is a regular contributor to the international written and electronic media.

Twitter: @YMekelberg

Latest published

Why defeating Netanyahu is not just desirable, but essential

They say you can’t get too much of a good thing, and elections are regarded as a good thing — an opportunity for the people to choose their representatives. However, three in 11 months may be democratic overkill.

January 18, 2020

How US Democrats can learn from Labour’s UK disaster

There is a saying that generals always fight the last war — and those who do, lose. The current danger for the US Democratic Party is that they rerun their failure in the 2016 presidential election, partly through drawing the wrong conclusions from the UK general election this month.

December 28, 2019

With no opposition to Boris, the UK’s road to peril




Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson (R) and Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn. (AFP)

December 21, 2019