U.S. leadership is back, but fragile, in the Middle East.
Plus, other powerful insights from Avi Melamed, a former Israeli intelligence official and Senior Official on Arab Affairs.
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As we conclude the seventh week of the Israel-Hamas war, following the horrifying and inexcusable attack by Hamas on Israel on October 7th, we’re privileged to bring you the remarkable insights of Avi Melamed and his nonprofit organization, Inside The Middle East (ITME).
For more than a decade, ITME has been telling a different, far more accurate, and comprehensive narrative about Israel and the Middle East.
Their insight is simple, yet powerful: While the common Western narrative argues that it is the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict which shapes the trajectory of the Middle East, the reality is the opposite; the Middle East is what shapes the trajectory of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.
And the war Hamas launched on Israel on October 7th is a stark manifestation of this sober reality.
Throughout his career, Avi Melamed — a former Israeli intelligence official and Senior Official on Arab Affairs who is fluent in Hebrew, Arabic, and English — has been openly and vocally predicting what is now a living nightmare in Israel and the Middle East: Iran’s proxies attempting to change the Middle East as the country aims to export its Iranian revolution across it.
Avi is the author of multiple books. His latest, Inside the Middle East: Entering a New Era, clearly outlines the path of destruction Iran has wrought on the Arab and Muslim world, and accurately predicts the impact of the Iranian regime’s unrelenting pursuit of regional hegemony. Avi is also the star of Seam Line, a new five-part documentary series that examines the conflict in and over Jerusalem.
This week, ITME published a series of incredibly insightful and nuanced analyses about the Israel-Hamas war, as well as its current and potential ramifications beyond Israel and the Gaza Strip. Here they are:
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Breaking Down the Hostage Release in Gaza
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📝 Free Briefing
On Sunday, November 19th, Avi Melamed hosted a free briefing to unravel the complexities of this crucial chapter in the histories of Israel and the greater Middle East — with clear, in-depth analysis.