Itamar Rabinovich

Itamar Rabinovich

Itamar Rabinovich is Professor Emeritus of Middle Eastern History at Tel Aviv University and has served as a member of faculty since 1971. He is Israel’s former ambassador to the United States and former Chief Negotiator with Syria in the mid-1990s, and the former President of Tel Aviv University (1999-2007). He is President Emeritus and Counselor of the Israel Institute (Washington and Tel Aviv), and a Distinguished Fellow of the Brooking Institution’s Foreign Policy Program. Professor Rabinovich is the author of ten books on the Modern History and Politics of the Middle East and the co-author and co-editor of several other volumes.

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How Israel Weighed Its Syria Policy, Before and After the Uprising

How Israel Weighed Its Syria Policy, Before and After the Uprising

The outbreak of the Syrian uprising caught Israel by surprise. Here a former negotiator considers how close Syria and Israel got to a peace deal before the revolution – and how, as the civil war unfolded, Israel’s thinking evolved on how to respond to the war next door.

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