Webcast With Israeli Opposition Leader Benny Gantz

Israeli Minister of Defense Benny Gantz - source: Israeli Ministry of Defense
Israel's Challenges at Home and Abroad: A View from the Opposition
Opposition leader and former defense minister Benny Gantz discusses Israel’s domestic political challenges, the triggers for action against Iran’s nuclear program, the prospects of normalization with Saudi Arabia, and more.
Jun 8, 2023
  • Benny Gantz
  • Robert Satloff
  • David Makovsky

New Study

Saudi crown prince Muhammad bin Salman, President Biden, Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu (with backdrop of national flags)
Maps & Graphics
Saudi Normalization with Israel, Domestic 'Transformation,' and U.S. Policy
A near-term breakthrough may be unlikely, but President Biden is well positioned to apply his energy toward negotiating a historic deal that establishes peace and advances American interests.
May 1, 2023
  • Robert Satloff

Interactive Map: ISIS Global Activity

New Book

Composite image showing the cover of the book "25 Days to Aden" and a UAE tank.
25 Days to Aden
An in-depth look at the dramatic campaign by Arab special forces and Yemeni tribesmen to liberate a crucial port city.
January 2023
  • Michael Knights

Strategic Study

Eisenstadt monograph cover; U.S. "Plumbbob Hood" nuclear weapons test, 1957
Maps & Graphics
Iran's Nuclear Hedging Strategy:
Tehran’s willingness to pause aspects of its nuclear program may offer opportunities to stoke regime concerns about the potential costs of moving forward. 
Nov 29, 2022
  • Michael Eisenstadt

Arab Public Opinion 2014 to Today

Fikra Interactive Public Polling Platform Thumbnail
Maps & Graphics
TWI Interactive Polling Platform
Interactive datasets, from 2014 to today
Jun 30, 2022

In Focus: Gulf States

A view of the 18th hole of a 2022 LIV Golf tournament in Thailand - source: Reuters
Golf Detente: Saudi Arabia’s LIV to Merge with the PGA
The deal raises questions about Riyadh’s human rights record and media double standards, but its most important outcome may be further diversification of the Saudi economy away from oil dependence.
Jun 7, 2023
  • David Schenker