BICOM Expert View: Navigating the Arab
Storm Three Years On, by Michael Herzog
The Arab uprisings have triggered dramatic and destabilising political processes within states, with profound effects for the regional state system. This extensive new paper by BICOM Senior Visiting Fellow Brig. Gen. (res.) Michael Herzog assesses the key developments and their implications for Israel, as well as for policy makers in Europe and the US. Read more
Huffington Post: Brinkmanship Risks Taking
Israelis & Palestinians to the Edge, Dr Toby Greene
In a Senate committee hearing on Tuesday, US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Israelis and Palestinians that it was their responsibility to take the tough decisions. He was forced to return to Washington last week without an agreement to extend negotiations beyond their current deadline at the end of April. He highlighted unhelpful steps on both sides. Read more
Fathom: the online journal
and app from BICOM
Issue 5 of Fathom is packed with analysis, reviews, interviews and debate from leading experts, including Isaac Herzog on the peace process, the arrival of the Quenelle in Europe and much much more. The Fathom Journal app is now available from Google Play and iTunes. Read more
Israel, Palestinians talks resume,
Abbas seeking border offer
Following US special envoy Martin Indyk’s return to the region, Israeli and Palestinian representatives are today resuming discussions aimed at finding a package deal that... Read more
Palestinians clash with
Israeli police on Temple Mount
Clashes on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem between Israeli police officers and dozens of young Palestinians continued for several hours yesterday. According to reports, approximately... Read more
Jordan bombs Syrian
rebel vehicles crossing border
According to the Jordanian army, Jordanian fighter jets yesterday destroyed a number of combat vehicles trying to cross into the kingdom from neighbouring Syria. While... 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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