Avi Melamed

Avi Melamed is an expert on current affairs in the Arab & Muslim World and their impact on Israel & the Middle East. A former Israeli Intelligence Official & Senior Official on Arab Affairs, Fluent in Arabic, English, and Hebrew, he has held high-risk Government, Senior Advisory, Intelligence & Counter-Terrorist intelligence positions in Arab cities & communities - often in very sensitive times - on behalf of Israeli Government agencies. He is the Founder & CEO of Inside the Middle East | Intelligence Perspectives - an apolitical non-partisan curriculum using intelligence methodology to examine the Middle East. As an Author, Educator, Expert, and Strategic Intelligence Analyst, Avi provides Intelligence Analysis, Briefings, and Geopolitical Tours to diplomats, Israeli and foreign policymakers, global media outlets, and a wide variety of international businesses, organizations, and private clients on a range of Israel and Middle East Affairs.

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Israel to open new crossing, ‘flood Gaza with aid’; war of words with Iran heats up | USA TODAY

Israel to open new crossing, 'flood Gaza with aid'; war of words with Iran heats up | Avi Melamed's insights quoted in this article by John Bacon Jorge L. Ortiz, Originally published in USA Today. This...

Little escape for Rafah residents amid plans for offensive | DEUTSCHE WELLE

Little escape for Rafah residents amid plans for offensive | Avi Melamed is quoted in this article by Tania Krämer for DW - DEUTSCHE WELLE "Israeli public opinion after October 7 was very united on a...

Israel-Hamas _ Netanyahu demands hostage release for Gaza ceasefire | GLOBAL NATIONAL CANADA

Israel-Hamas _ Netanyahu demands hostage release for Gaza ceasefire | Avi Melamed analysis for Carolyn Jarvis and Redmond Shannon | Global News Canada. https://youtu.be/8wpnsAgy-90 Israel-Hamas _ Netanyahu demands hostage release for Gaza ceasefire | Avi Melamed analysis...

Iran not using Hezbollah to respond to Syria strike out of fear of proxy ‘destruction’ | EXPRESS UK

Iran not using Hezbollah to respond to Syria strike out of fear of proxy 'destruction' | Avi Melamed’s insights quoted by Aurora Bosotti for the Express UK. ...But Avi Melamed told the Daily Express that the...

NEST OF EVIL ‘Gaza’s Bin Laden’ Yahya Sinwar is using hostages as human shields to stop Israel from killing him, says military pro |...

NEST OF EVIL ‘Gaza’s Bin Laden’ Yahya Sinwar is using hostages as human shields to stop Israel from killing him, says military pro | Avi Melamed quoted in this article by Sayan Bose, Foreign News...

U.S. troops on high alert as general warns Iran likely to target Middle East bases | DAILY EXPRESS US

U.S. troops on high alert as general warns Iran likely to target Middle East bases | Avi Melamed’s insights quoted by Aurora Bosotti for the DAILY EXPRESS US. Former Israeli intelligence operative Avi Melamed told Daily...

Iran ‘Unlikely’ to Use Hezbollah Proxy Attack as Retaliation for Alleged Israeli Strike on Consulate: Analyst | NTD NEWS

Iran ‘Unlikely’ to Use Hezbollah Proxy Attack as Retaliation for Alleged Israeli Strike on Consulate: Analyst | By Kevin Hogan with Avi Melamed | April 4, 2024 NTD News. Iran has vowed to...

Israel-Hamás: pequeña escapatoria para habitantes de Rafah | DEUTSCHE WELLE

Israel-Hamás: pequeña escapatoria para habitantes de Rafah | Avi Melamed is quoted in this article by Davis VanOpdor for DW - DEUTSCHE WELLE "La opinión pública israelí después del 7 de octubre estaba muy unida...

Iran ‘to pressure Hamas into softening stance’ to protect Hezbollah from war with Israel | EXPRESS UK

Iran 'to pressure Hamas into softening stance' to protect Hezbollah from war with Israel | Avi Melamed’s insights quoted by Aurora Bosotti for the Express UK. Former Israeli intelligence officer Avi Melamed told the Daily Express...

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Hamas Was Immediately Toughening Its Position After UN Resolution Passed: Former Israeli Intelligence Official | NTD NEWS

Hamas Was Immediately Toughening Its Position After UN Resolution Passed: Former Israeli Intelligence Official | By Evelyn Li with Avi Melamed |...

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Palestinian Elections : Abbas ’s Calculated Risk or Gamble? | The original article was published in the Jerusalem Post. In January, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signed a presidential...

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Analysis | Iranian & Hamas Leaders meeting in Teheran - November 8 2023 | Avi Melamed on I24 News Expert Panel - in courtesy...