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AU Experts Comment on Signing of the Historic Israel-UAE Deal

9-Sep-2020 3:05 PM EDT, by American University

AU Experts Comment on Signing of the Historic Israel-UAE Deal 

Newswise — What: Next Tuesday, September 15, representatives of Israel and the United Arab Emirates will sign an agreement on the normalization of relations at the White House. American University experts are available to offer their commentary and analysis on this agreement and its impact on the situation in the Middle East.

Who: Guy Ziv, assistant professor at American University School of International Service, and Dan Arbell, American University Center for Israel Studies scholar-in-residence. 

When: Sept. 9, 2020 - ongoing 

Where: Phone or via Zoom or Skype 

Background:

Dan Arbell, scholar-in-residence in the Dept. of History, is a 25-year veteran of the Israeli Foreign Service, serving in senior posts overseas in the United Nations and in the United States and Japan, and holding senior positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Headquarters in Jerusalem.  

Guy Ziv, assistant professor in the School of International Service, is an expert on U.S. foreign policy toward the Middle East, U.S.-Israel relations, and Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking. He is the author of Why Hawks Become Doves: Shimon Peres and Foreign Policy Change in Israel. His opinion articles have appeared in leading American and Israeli newspapers, including The Baltimore Sun, CNN.com, Haaretz, The Jerusalem Post, and USA Today. He frequently appears as a commentator in major media outlets, including BBC, CNN, ARD, Al Jazeera, and Sky News.

 

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