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Ehud Yaari

Lafer International Fellow


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Ehud Yaari is a Lafer International Fellow at The Washington Institute.

Areas of Expertise

Israel, Palestinians, Arab and Islamic Politics, Arab-Israeli Relations, Peace Process

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Biography

Ehud Yaari is an Israel-based Lafer international fellow of The Washington Institute and author of Toward Israeli-Palestinian Disengagement and Peace by Piece: A Decade of Egyptian Policy and Sinai: The New Front?

A Middle East commentator for Israel's Channel Two television and former associate editor of Jerusalem Report, Mr. Yaari has been a Middle East commentator for Israeli television since 1975. Among his numerous awards for journalism are the Israeli Press Editors-in-Chief prize for coverage of the peace process with Egypt, the Sokolov Prize for coverage of the Lebanon War, and the Israel Broadcasting Award for coverage of the Gulf War.

Mr. Yaari's articles have appeared in respected newspapers and journals such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Foreign Affairs, and Atlantic Monthly.

He is also the author of eight books on the Arab-Israeli conflict, including Fatah (Sabra Books, 1971), Egypt's Policy Towards Israel in the Fifties (1974), A Guide to Egypt (1982), The Year of the Dove, co-authored with Ze'ev Schiff and Eitan Haber (Bantam, 1979), Israel's Lebanon War, co-authored with Ze'ev Schiff (Simon and Schuster, 1984), and Intifada, co-authored with Ze'ev Schiff (Simon and Schuster, 1990).

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Languages Spoken / Read

  • Arabic
  • Hebrew

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Publications

Sinai: A New Front

January 10, 2012

Policy Notes

Toward Israeli-Palestinian Disengagement

August 1, 1989

Policy Focus

Peace by Piece:

November 1, 1987

Policy Papers

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