“Efforts to de-legitimise Israel will not desist soon, but we will rise to the challenge and we’ll try to ensure red lines are not crossed…

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Jerusalem Post: Iran is seeking hegemony via a nuclear deal, by Yossi Mellman

In a perfect world, in view of the dramatic events in Yemen, the US and its EU allies would have suspended the nuclear talks with…

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The Times obituary: Yehuda Avner

He was not the traditional diplomat accredited to the Court of St James’s. For one thing, he had an unmistakable Mancunian accent. For another, he…

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Fathom Journal: Making Sense of the Israeli Elections, by Naomi Chazan

These were heavily contested elections – they were unquestionably the most contested elections since 1999 – and the results show that. During the course of…

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Fathom Journal: The Resistible Rise of Iran: an Interview with Michael Ledeen, by Ben Cohen

‘It’s conventional wisdom that Iran came to the negotiating table because of sanctions. The economy was in trouble, and the country was desperate, so they…

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Fathom Journal: The resurgence of neo-traditionalism, by Asher Susser

One of the main failures in Western analyses of the Arab Spring was the underestimation of religion as a factor in Middle Eastern politics. When…

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General Election 2015

BICOM Poll of Polls

The BICOM Poll of Polls is produced for BICOM by Arieh Kovler based on a selected basket of opinion polls published in Israel each week.