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Avi Melamed
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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Avi Melamed on CBN, interview about The Lions Den Palestinian Militia | 2022-11

5 min interview of Avi Melamed with #ChrisMitchell CBN about the #Nablus-based #LionsDen Palestinian militia. I explain why it's gaining popularity, the insights its...

Avi Melamed in Jewish Chronicle

Avi Melamed warned against actions that could further destabilize the West Bank, full article on The Jewish Chronicleby Georgia L Gilholy (Twitter @llggeorgia.) Nov....

Does the war jeopardize the Abraham Accords? | I24 NEWS (May 17, 2021)

What lies behind the war between Israel & Hamas and Islamic Jihad in Gaza? Does the war jeopardize the Abraham Accords? What is Egypt’s...

Is Lebanon on the Verge of a Military Coup?

This article was originally published in Algemeiner on July 22, 2021.  This article is also audio enabled A combination of sectarian politics, ethnic divide, animosity, and...

Avi Melamed interview on JBS | In the News: Security Escalation in Israel | 2022-11

30 min interview of Avi Melamed by Shahar Azani for JBS ’s "In The News program" The latest interview of Avi Melamed by Shahar Azani...

Avi Melamed’s Comments On The Anniversary Of The Abraham Accords [that appeared in the arabic press]

Avi Melamed’s thoughts on the anniversary of the Abraham Accordsthe growth of the Abraham Accords … Avi Melamed, a former Israeli intelligence official and...

Is Another Violent Round Between Israel & Gaza Around the Corner?

Israeli Flags in Jerusalem & Threats of War From Hamas & Islamic Jihad in Palestine (PIJ) |Is Another Violent Round Between Israel & Gaza...

Avi Melamed’s Thoughts On The Growth Of The Abraham Accords [that appeared in the jewish press]

Avi Melamed’s thoughts on the growth of the Abraham Accords : The Jewish News Syndicate is one of the leading Jewish newswires in the world....

Israel Foreign Minister State Visit to the UAE | Avi Melamed on I24 News

In this interview, I analyze Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's Foreign Minister - Yair Lapid's first State Visit to the UAE. Follow me on Twitter...

Israel & Palestine – Avi Melamed on I24 News | December 29, 2021

Avi Melamed analyzes the current relationship between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Follow me on Twitter @AviMelamed; Facebook @InsideTheMiddleEast; for more Videos on YouTube I...