Alon Ben-Meir

Alon Ben-Meir

Dr. Alon Ben-Meir is a retired professor of International Relations, formerly at New York University’s Center for Global Affairs. Ben-Meir is an expert on Middle East and West Balkan affairs, international negotiations, and conflict resolution. In the past two decades, Ben-Meir has been directly involved in various backchannel negotiations involving Israel and its neighboring countries and Turkey. 


A Perilous Implosion Awaits Israel Unless True Democracy Prevails
The conflict over the judicial “reforms” offers a historic opportunity to examine and rectify every aspect of Israel’s democracy, which has been compromised since the day of Israel’s inception. This is imperative to prevent future onslaughts on Israel’s democracy by aspiring authoritarians.
Israel’s Plight: An Absence of Leadership
If you were to ask any of the party leaders what their vision of Israel is 10 or 15 years down the line, none of them are likely to be able to articulate a vision.


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