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ISRAEL IN DEPTH – With guest, Anders Persson, author of EU Diplomacy and the Israeli–Arab Conflict, 1967–2019


On this episode of Israel in Depth, Dov Waxman talks with political scientist Anders Persson, author of the new book “EU Diplomacy and the Israeli-Arab Conflict, 1967–2019.”


Israel in Depth (Episode 15) - Professor Dov Waxman, the director of UCLA's Nazarian Center for Israel Studies, and guest Dr. Anders Persson, discuss the history of the European Union's involvement in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the reasons why the EU has been so focused on this conflict, and the growing European divisions over Israel. Podcast recorded May 26, 2021.

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 About the Guest

Dr. Anders Persson is a political scientist and senior lecturer at Linnaeus University in Sweden. He specializes in Israeli-Palestinian relations and is the author of four books, most recently EU Diplomacy and the Israeli-Arab Conflict, 1967-2019 (Edinburgh University Press, 2020). Based exclusively on primary sources, the book traces the evolution of the EU’s policy towards the Arab-Israeli conflict over the past 50 years. Dr. Persson regularly appears as a commentator in Swedish media and writes for the Huffington Post, Ha'aretz, Al-Jazeera, EU Observer and Politico EU. He received a Ph.D. in political science from Lund University, Sweden.

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