Writings by Efraim Inbar

Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
Netanyahu's Annexation Plan Can't Be Stopped Al-MonitorApril 29, 2020
How the Coronavirus Pandemic Compromises Israel's National Security Israel HayomMarch 24, 2020
Jordan Will Not Impede the US Peace Plan Israel HayomJanuary 27, 2020
No to the Planned Palestinian Elections The Jerusalem PostJanuary 15, 2020
More Pressure on Iran Still Needed The Jerusalem PostJanuary 9, 2020
Northern Syria and Israel JNSNovember 5, 2019
Pakistan Flirts with a Strong Israel HaaretzSeptember 7, 2019
President Trump: When You Leave the Middle East, Do It with a Big Bang The Jerusalem PostAugust 25, 2019
Israel Should Consider a Restricted Ground Operation in Gaza Israel HayomAugust 19, 2019
A Large-scale Ground Offensive against Hamas is Inevitable The Jerusalem PostAugust 8, 2019
Why a U.S.-Israel Alliance is a Terrible Idea The Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and SecurityJune 25, 2019
Why the Palestinian Authority Won't Collapse The Jerusalem PostMay 2, 2019
Israel's Presence on the Golan Heights: A Strategic Necessity The Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and SecurityApril 10, 2019
Challenges of the New IDF Chief of Staff The Jerusalem PostJanuary 16, 2019
Iran, Turkey, Russia Threaten Israel in Eastern Mediterranean The Jerusalem PostDecember 17, 2018
In the Middle East, You Win with Fear Israel HayomNovember 13, 2018
Israel's War with Iran Is Inevitable Jerusalem PostOctober 4, 2018
Why Don't Europeans Get It? Jerusalem PostJune 25, 2018
The Future of Israel Looks Good JISSApril 18, 2018
The Demand for Sovereignty Over Judea and Samaria Is a Waste of Zionist Energy Jewish News ServiceFebruary 20, 2018
Netanyahu in India Israel HayomJanuary 12, 2018
Erdogan's Israel Obsession Israel HayomDecember 24, 2017
In Middle East, U.S. Must Address Realities of Iranian Encroachment The HillDecember 18, 2017
The Future of Israel's Peace Treaty with Egypt The Jerusalem PostNovember 27, 2017
A Marshall Plan for Gaza Is a Bad Idea The Jerusalem PostNovember 15, 2017
Stopping Iran Is up to Israel Now The Jerusalem PostOctober 1, 2017
Who's Up and Who's Down in the Middle East Israel HayomAugust 24, 2017
Victory Requires Patience Israel HayomJuly 19, 2017
Modi's Visit: The View from Jerusalem Institute for Defence Studies and AnalysesJuly 10, 2017
Indian Prime Minister Makes Historic Visit to Jerusalem, Skips Ramallah BESA Center PerspectivesJuly 1, 2017
Gaza in the Dark Is Not So Terrible BESA Center PerspectivesJune 18, 2017
No, Assad's Survival Isn't a Good Thing Israel HayomJune 7, 2017
Israel Is Still at War BESA Center PerspectivesMay 4, 2017
The Turkish Referendum: A Turning Point? BESA Center PerspectivesApril 20, 2017
The Burden of Israel's 1967 Victory BESA Center PerspectivesApril 5, 2017
President Trump Wants a Peace Process Too BESA Center PerspectivesMarch 21, 2017
Why Israelis Like Trump FortuneFebruary 7, 2017
Jerusalem is the Center of Gravity BESA Center PerspectivesJanuary 19, 2017
Can Trump Construct a New World Order? BESA Center PerspectivesDecember 18, 2016
Australia and Israel: Good Guys Should Stick Together BESA Center PerspectivesNovember 22, 2016
The Gaza Tunnels Get Too Much Attention BESA Center PerspectivesOctober 6, 2016
The Middle East Can't Be Fixed BESA Center PerspectivesSeptember 1, 2016
Don't Destroy ISIS BESA Center PerspectivesAugust 2, 2016
Israel Can Only Manage, Not End, the Threat from Gaza BESA Center PerspectivesJune 30, 2016
Israel's Palestinian Dilemmas BESA Center PerspectivesMay 3, 2016
The Syrian Civil War: An Interim Balance Sheet BESA Center PerspectivesApril 6, 2016
The Consequences of American Retreat from the Middle East BESA Center PerspectivesFebruary 24, 2016
The Roots of Anti-Israel Attitudes The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and PolicyJanuary 6, 2016
How Dangerous is ISIS to Israel? BESA Center PerspectivesSeptember 7, 2015
Israel-India Relations Grow Stronger BESA Center PerspectivesAugust 6, 2015
Iran Nuclear Deal Makes War More Likely BESA Center PerspectivesJuly 15, 2015
Diplomatic Activism Won't Bring Israeli-Palestinian Peace Israel HayomJune 1, 2015
The Middle East Turmoil and Israel's Security International Relations and Security Network (ISN)April 13, 2015
There is No "Better Deal" with Iran BESA Center PerspectivesApril 9, 2015
Security Challenges of the New Israeli Government BESA Center PerspectivesMarch 19, 2015
Obama's Iran Policy and Israel's Elections BESA Center PerspectivesFebruary 16, 2015
The Greatest Threat in Syria Comes from Iran Israel HayomFebruary 1, 2015
Turkey is no American Ally BESA Center PerspectivesJanuary 4, 2015
Iran Remains the Threat in the Middle East BESA Center PerspectivesOctober 19, 2014
Hamas was Defeated, Until the Next Time BESA Center PerspectivesSeptember 1, 2014
What Is to Be Done About Gaza? BESA Center PerspectivesAugust 10, 2014
No Economic Aid to Hamas-Ruled Gaza BESA Center PerspectivesJuly 29, 2014
Mowing the Grass in Gaza BESA Center PerspectivesJuly 20, 2014
Dangerous and False Palestinian "Unity" BESA Center PerspectivesJune 5, 2014
Let's Do Almost Nothing Israel HayomMay 15, 2014
Jerusalem is Not up for Grabs BESA Center PerspectivesApril 10, 2014
Respond Firmly to Palestinian Blackmail BESA Center PerspectivesApril 6, 2014
The Boycott Mirage Israel HayomFebruary 6, 2014
The Jordan Valley: Israel's security belt Israel HayomJanuary 6, 2014
Erdo─čan Is in Trouble BESA Center PerspectivesDecember 29, 2013
Palestinian Red Line Israel HayomDecember 16, 2013
Kerry: Stay home Israel HayomNovember 10, 2013
Remembering the 1973 war The Jerusalem PostOctober 2, 2013
Israel's apology to Turkey was a mistake The Jerusalem PostMarch 28, 2013
Abbas needs to be replaced The Jerusalem PostJanuary 16, 2013
Operation Pillar of Defense: In Support of a Ground Offensive BESA Center Perspectives PaperNovember 19, 2012
Netanyahu's speech and the Ostrich Syndrome The Jerusalem PostOctober 11, 2012
The Fading Left and Israel's Flourishing Democracy BESA Center Perspectives PaperAugust 16, 2012
Articles in Middle East Quarterly
Title Publication Date
Israel and South Korea: A Growing Partnership Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2024
Is Disarming Hamas Israel's Best Policy? Middle East QuarterlyFall 2023
Israel's Costs vs. Its Benefits Middle East QuarterlySummer 2017
U.S. Mideast Retreat a Boon for Moscow and Tehran Middle East QuarterlySummer 2016
Did Israel Weaken Hamas? Middle East QuarterlySpring 2015
Israel's Challenges in the Eastern Mediterranean Middle East QuarterlyFall 2014
Time Favors Israel Middle East QuarterlyFall 2013
Jerusalem's Decreasing Isolation Middle East QuarterlySpring 2013
The Arab Uprisings' Impact Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2012
How Israel Bungled the Second Lebanon War Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
The Importance of Cyprus Middle East QuarterlySpring 2001
Title Publication Date
Israeli Foreign Policy: A People Shall Not Dwell Alone Middle East QuarterlySummer 2021
The Boats of Cherbourg: The Navy that Stole Its Own Boats and Revolutionized Naval Warfare Middle East QuarterlyFall 2020
Catch-67: The Left, the Right, and the Legacy of the Six-Day War. Middle East QuarterlyFall 2019
Yitzhak Rabin: Soldier, Leader, Statesman Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2018
Deception: Betraying the Peace Process Middle East QuarterlySpring 2014
Partition through Foreign Aggression: The Case of Turkey in Cyprus Middle East QuarterlySpring 2012
Defending the Holy Land: A Critical Analysis of Israel's Security and Foreign Policy Middle East QuarterlySpring 2009
Israel's Nuclear Option: Behind the Scenes Diplomacy between Dimona and Washington Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
Defense and Diplomacy in Israel's National Security Experience: Tactics, Partnerships, and Motives Middle East QuarterlyFall 2006
Israel's National Security towards the 21st Century Middle East QuarterlyFall 2002
Audio, Video and Transcripts
Title Publication Date
Is Israel More Accepted in the Middle East? MEF WireJuly 20, 2016
The Third Gaza War MEF WireAugust 12, 2014
Middle East Upheavals and Israel MEF WireOctober 27, 2011
Pessimism and Optimism in Israel MEF WireApril 16, 1997
Middle East Studies in the News
Title Publication Date
Farewell, Barry Rubin Jerusalem PostFebruary 10, 2014