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
BICOM Briefing: Following the Gaza conflict,
what to expect next
Key points Egyptian mediated talks involving Israel and Palestinian factions are expected to begin in Cairo within the next two weeks to address long term... 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
Kerry, Ashton, Zarif in ‘difficult’ Iran
nuclear talks, significant gaps remain
According to American and Iranian officials, some headway was made during a meeting between US Secretary of State John Kerry, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammed Zarif... Read more
Palestinian youth shot
dead in West Bank unrest
A 13-year-old Palestinian was shot dead yesterday by Israeli soldiers who came under attack while undertaking an operation in the West Bank. The incident took... Read more
Palestinians set to push UN Security
Council resolution for West Bank withdrawal
A senior Palestinian official yesterday claimed that during the coming weeks, the Palestinian Authority (PA) will press for the United Nations (UN) Security Council to... 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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    Find out what Israelis and others are thinking about critical issues.

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

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

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