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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Marwan Issa hurt in Israeli strike, Gaza insiders reveal, but fate remains unclear | YNET

Marwan Issa hurt in Israeli strike, Gaza insiders reveal, but fate remains unclear. | Avi Melamed quoted in this article by Einav Halabi in Jerusalem for YNET | March 17, 2024. “Israel would have needed to...

Hamas on brink of collapse as chief’s attack proves clear Israeli spy ‘penetration’ | EXPRESS UK

Hamas on brink of collapse as chief's attack proves clear Israeli spy 'penetration' | Avi Melamed’s insights quoted by Aurora Bosotti for the Express UK. However, geopolitical analyst Avi Melamed argued Hezbollah is unlikely to divert...

Gaza ceasefire hopes rise after Hamas abandons key demands | THE GUARDIAN

Gaza ceasefire hopes rise after Hamas abandons key demands | Avi Melamed quoted in this article by Jason Burke in Jerusalem for the GUARDIAN | March 16, 2024. The strike against Issa, one of the key...

Iranian Regime Is Obstacle to Middle East Peace: Former Israeli Intelligence Official | NTD NEWS

Iranian Regime Is Obstacle to Middle East Peace: Former Israeli Intelligence Official | By Tiffany Meieri with Avi Melamed | March 14, 2024 NTD News. In an unprecedented speech on the Senate floor on...

The West must speak in a language that the Iranian regime understands | USA TODAY

The West must speak in a language that the Iranian regime understands | Avi Melamed special to the USA TODAY Network | This article has already published in more that 225 other media...

Foreign Interference, Much? Chuck Schumer Calls for New Elections in Israel | TOWNHALL

Foreign Interference, Much? Chuck Schumer Calls for New Elections in Israel | Avi Melamed’s insights quoted in this article by Rebecca Downs  for TOWNHALL. Netanyahu has appeared clear-minded in his mission, and has also acknowledged that...

2015, Anyone? Biden Administration’s Efforts Against Netanyahu Looked Doomed to Fail | TOWNHALL

Avi Melamed’s insights quoted in “2015, Anyone? Biden Administration's Efforts Against Netanyahu Looked Doomed to Fail", an article by Rebecca Downs  for TOWNHALL. Just as the effort to oust Netanyahu in 2015 failed, it looks like...

As Gaza war hits 5 months, humanitarian crisis rages as bombardment continues | USA TODAY

As Gaza war hits 5 months, humanitarian crisis rages as bombardment continues | Avi Melamed's insights quoted in this article by John Bacon, Originally published in USA Today. This article has already published in more...

Hamas on collision course with Hezbollah as Iran seeks to protect ‘most valuable proxy | EXPRESS UK

Avi Melamed’s insights quoted in “Hamas on collision course with Hezbollah as Iran seeks to protect 'most valuable proxy", an article by Aurora Bosotti for the Express UK. However, geopolitical analyst Avi Melamed argued Hezbollah is...

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Just Back From Nigeria | Avi Melamed just returned from Abuja, Nigeria. Avi was invited by the Nigeria Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA)*.to a National Security Conference to speak about the Middle...

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Interview by the Jerusalem Press Club | Reality of Terror Wave Stronger than Politics |Avi Melamed thinks the short round with Gaza last week...

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