NEW BOOK 2022
INSIDE THE MIDDLE EAST | ENTERING A NEW ERA
In this book, acclaimed Middle East expert Avi Melamed takes you on a fascinating, eye-opening journey through the Middle East's geopolitical landscape. As the region enters the new era, individual players and regional alliances are engaged in an epic power struggle. The new era we are entering is fraught with challenges and full of opportunities.
THE MIDDLE EAST IS ENTERING A NEW ERA | IS IT A NEW DAWN? OR IS IT A SETTING SUN?
In the third decade of the twenty-first century, the Middle East is entering a new era.
The era is both defined by, and a result of, a combination of ancient and modern, domestic, regional, and international processes.
Iran and Turkey each strive to position themselves as the regional superpower. In parallel, the people of the region struggle to overcome increasing domestic challenges.
These developments, combined with an escalating struggle over path, identity, and direction, could result in a new model of statehood in the Arab world.
While some countries take the turbulent path toward a possible new state, others are fighting for their sovereignty and survival. All of this is occurring while Western hegemony in the Middle East is coming to an end and the Eastern giants are on the rise.
As the region enters the new era, individual players and regional alliances are engaged in an epic power struggle. Some Arab countries are walking the turbulent path towards a possible new model of statehood. Others are fighting for their sovereignty and survival. All of this, while Western hegemony in the Middle East is coming to an end. And the Eastern giants are on the rise.
In his newest book, acclaimed Middle East Analyst, Avi Melamed, takes you on an eye-opening journey through the geopolitical landscape of the Middle East today, challenges common Western concepts, narratives, and theories, and provides predictions about some of the most central regional issues of the day. This distinct understanding allows you to build a multidimensional picture of the geopolitical reality of the Middle East today and provides an unparalleled foundation for navigating the events of tomorrow. The new era we are entering is fraught with challenges and full of opportunities. Is it a new dawn? Or is it a setting sun?
Using primarily sources from the region, Avi provides a professional, rare insider’s view. He clearly and insightfully contextualizes regional events, skillfully helping the reader build a multidimensional picture of the Middle East today. He also challenges common Western concepts, narratives, and theories. And provides predictions about some of the most central issues of the day.
Fluent in Arabic, Hebrew, and English, Avi has held high-risk governmental positions. His years of field and operational experience, profound knowledge, and exceptional record of foreseeing the evolution and impact of events in the Middle East, have made him a sought-after speaker at global forums and policy-making centers, and an acclaimed commentator at media outlets.
honored to be invited to brief the President of Israel,
Presentation of the book to Michael Herzog
the Israeli Ambassador to the United States
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Avi Melamed offers a unique and unparalleled grasp of the trends and changes impacting us all. Inside The Middle East Entering A New Era provides a comprehensive analysis of events, enabling a foundation for dialogue between people of all faiths and backgrounds.
AHMED OBAID ALMANSOORIU.A.E. Former member of the Federal National Council
Avi Melamed uses his intelligence expertise… to bring this new world into focus explaining what the “Abraham Accords” means when many Islamic countries are getting closer to peace and recognition with Israel.
AREIG ELHAGSudanese American Journalist
This book is a guide for those who want to truly understand…When you start reading it, it is very difficult to stop, every sentence in it is a spectacular piece of information that sheds light on things that were previously difficult for us to understand.
FIRAS HAMEDHead of Middle East News Division, Makan Arabic Channel, Israeli Broadcast Corporation
This book should be thoroughly studied by diplomats, national security advisors, think tanks, and everyone interested in keeping pace with the evolving dynamics of the most complicated region on Planet Earth.