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Eric Bordenkircher interviewed on Trump's 'Deal of the Century'
On the China Global Television Network (CGTN), CMED Research Fellow Eric Bordenkircher provides analysis on the Trump Administration's plans for an Israeli-Palestinian deal.
Monday, June 17, 2019 READ MORE
Dania Koleilat Khatib and Marwa Maziad on their CMED Routledge Series Book "The Arab Gulf States and the West"
Dania Koleilat Khatib and Marwa Maziad discuss their book, "The Arab Gulf States and the West: Perceptions and Realities—Opportunities and Perils." This book was published by Routledge as part CMED's series on Middle East security and cooperation.
Friday, May 3, 2019 READ MORE
Current Palestinian conditions and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as seen by a German foundation
At a recent CMED lecture, officials from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) described what the breakdown of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process looks like on the ground and their foundation's work in the Palestinian Territories and the MENA region.
Friday, April 26, 2019 READ MORE
Steve Zipperstein interviewed on Mueller Report
On the Dan Abrams Law and Crime podcast on SiriusXM Radio, CMED Senior Fellow Steve Zipperstein provides analysis on the Mueller report, just hours after its release.
Thursday, April 18, 2019 READ MORE
Steven Spiegel interviewed on Israeli Elections
On KNXLA radio station, CMED Director Steve Spiegel offers his brief thoughts and analysis on the recent Israeli elections.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 READ MORE
VIDEO: The Rise of Ethnic Nationalism
In his talk, Prof. of History and former Israeli Foreign Minister Shlomo Ben-Ami discussed the recent ethno-nationalist trends in Israel, Europe and around the globe, and the dangers this dynamic poses to world peace.
Friday, February 8, 2019 READ MORE
VIDEO: Nuclear Proliferation in the Middle East: Power, Politics and Regional Threats
During the panel discussion, speakers discussed the prospects of a nuclear arms race in the Middle East and the potential implications for Israel. Speakers included (in order of appearance):
Friday, November 30, 2018 READ MORE
Lebanon's Upcoming Parliamentary Elections
"Lebanon is a microcosm of the Middle East... [t]he results on May 6th will provide a glimpse into the political climate of the greater Middle East," writes Eric Bordenkircher, research fellow at the UCLA Center for Middle East Development, in the International Policy Digest.
Thursday, May 3, 2018 READ MORE
Deserts into forests: Dispossession in Palestine as another case of enclosure
At a recent UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies event, UC San Diego Professor Gary Fields claimed tree planting, forestation and cartography were used as tools of land dispossession in Palestine.
Monday, April 16, 2018 READ MORE
Steven Spiegel interviewed on Trump's Jerusalem decision
Writes German publication Deutsche Welle (DW), the UCLA political scientist and CMED director "thinks Trump's decision deals a serious blow to the Middle East peace process and will hurt Washington's perception in the region and beyond."
Monday, December 11, 2017 READ MORE
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