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Avi Shlaim

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Avi Shlaim

Avi Shlaim, a professor of international relations at Oxford University and a fellow of the British Academy, is the author of The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World and Lion of Jordan: King Hussein’s Life in War and Peace.


News and Features

Sixty years after the founding of the State of Israel, the long conflict with the Palestinians, and with the Arab world at large, casts a pall over Israeli life.

American policy-makers may be divided into two schools of thought on the Arab-Israeli conflict: the evenhanded and the Israel-first.