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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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.