Michael Brenner: In Search of Israel. The History of an Idea 14. May this year marks the 70 anniversary of the proclamation of the State of Israel. Historian Michael Brenner takes a closer look at the complex and, in part, contradictory basis of its existence.
Avshalom Rubin: The Limits of the Land. How the Struggle for the West Bank Shaped the Arab-Israeli Conflict The conflict between Israel and Palestine is more difficult to resolve than ever, states a Middle Eastern scientist in a new book.
Diego Gambetta and Steffen Hertog: Engineers of Jihad. The Curious Connection between Violent Extremism and Education New research sheds light on why some seemingly well-functioning engineers end up as radical Islamists.
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