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SOCIAL INTERVENTIONS

Israel, Covid-19, and the Middle East: An Interview with Ofer Zalzberg

Director of the IIP Stephanie Fenkart spoke with Ofer Zalzberg of the Crisis Group’s Arab-Israel Project on the direct health consequences of the covid-19 pandemic for Israeli and Palestinian societies, the current and potential impacts of the new measures on the Israel-Palestine conflict, and the formation of a new government between Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party and Benny Gantz’s Blue and White party. The conversation also addressed the possible annexation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem during the pandemic, as well as regional challenges in the Middle East, including Iran and Syria.

Ofer Zalzberg is Senior Analyst in Crisis Group’s Arab-Israel Project since 2010. He covers the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and Israel’s relations with its neighbors. He is an affiliate of the Kelman Institute.

ICG report on The Regional Stakes of Soured Israeli-Jordanian Relations

A timely report from ICG analyst and Kelman Institute affiliate Ofer Zalzberg.
The quarter-century mark of the Israeli-Jordanian peace treaty has passed with little fanfare, as key constituencies in both countries question its core premises. The Trump administration’s policies and peace plan sharpen doubts. Reviving the 1994 deal’s spirit is important for Israel, Jordan and the region.

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ICG report on The Regional Stakes of Soured Israeli-Jordanian Relations

A timely report from ICG analyst and Kelman Institute affiliate Ofer Zalzberg. The quarter-century mark of the Israeli-Jordanian peace treaty has passed with little fanfare, as key constituencies in both countries question its core premises. The Trump administration’s policies and peace plan sharpen doubts. Reviving the 1994 deal’s spirit is important for Israel, Jordan and […]…

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