BICOM Briefing: The new Palestinian
UN resolution
This briefing covers the latest Palestinian attempt to address the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at the UN Security Council. The Palestinians have already circulated a draft resolution demanding a full Israeli withdrawal by 2016, and are threatening to seek a vote in the near future. Read more
Michael Herzog assesses
Iran-P5+1 talks as deadline nears
BICOM’s senior visiting fellow, Brig. Gen. (res.) Michael Herzog assesses the chances for a deal and the Israeli concerns surrounding the P5+1 talks with Iran over its nuclear programme. Read more
BICOM Analysis: Netanyahu’s
New Middle East
This analysis assesses Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's UN speech, and what it reveals about his developing view of regional threats and opportunities. Read more
BICOM Briefing: Operation Protective
Edge summary and background
This background briefing provides an overview of the main issues and events during the recent Gaza conflict. Read more
Fathom Gaza Symposium: Is reconstruction
for demilitarisation the way forward?
Fathom editors invited leading policy analysts to discuss: ‘reconstruction for demilitarisation’ – a long-term, large-scale economic development package for the Strip to transform the lives of Gazan civilians in return for the disarmament of Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad and other armed groups. Read more
Jerusalem on high alert after Abbas
claims “declaration of war”
Israeli security forces are on high alert today in Jerusalem as Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas claimed Israel had issued a “declaration of war”... Read more
Hezbollah operative arrested in Peru,
planning attack on Israeli targets
A suspected Hezbollah operative has been arrested by Peru’s Counter-Terrorism Unit in the capital Lima, on suspicion of planning a terror attack against Israeli targets... Read more
US, Israeli officials discuss Iran and ISIS
in Washington consultation
Belying a week of reported tension between Israeli and American leaders, senior US and Israeli officials met yesterday in Washington to discuss and coordinate on... Read more


  • faqs FAQs

    Now fully updated for 2013, frequently asked questions - and answers - about Israel, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Israel and the region, and more.

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  • opinionpolls_190x100 Opinion polls

    Find out what Israelis and others are thinking about critical issues.

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  • Partition Plan Maps

    View a variety of current and historical maps of Israel and the region.

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  • Threeway handshake Timelines

    Overview timeline of Israel and the Arab-Israel conflict, as well as a Land for Peace timeline and a Peace Plans timeline.

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  • further-reading_190x100 Further reading

    Recommended reading lists for a deeper understanding of the history and politcs of the Middle.

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  • links_190x100 Links

    Links to UK and Israeli media, official websites, think-tanks and more.

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