Dr. Robert O. Freedman

Dr. Robert O. Freedman, an Associate of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, is Peggy Meyerhoff Pearlstone Professor of Political Science at Baltimore Hebrew University and is Visiting Professor of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University.

Publications by Dr. Robert O. Freedman

The Bush Administration and the Arab-Israeli Conflict: The Record of the First Three Years

After initially seeking a “hands-off” policy toward the Arab-Israeli conflict, in part because of Clinton’s failures in that area, the George W. Bush administration has pursued an activist policy on four different occasions – only to see its policy initiatives fail, primarily because of outbreaks of Palestinian terrorism. Read More »

American Policy Toward Iraq and Iran in Clinton’s Second Term

During U.S. President Bill Clinton’s second term in office, the U.S. "dual containment" policy toward Iran and Iraq, which he inherited from the Bush administration and then intensified during his first term, had come close to collapse. Read More »

Russia and Iran: A Tactical Alliance

LePen’s National Front: A Threat to the Jews of France

In early July 1997, Chaim Musicant, Director of the Conseil Representif des Institutions Juives de France (CRIF), France’s most important Jewish organization, told this writer with a combination of anger and astonishment: "It is incredible that fifty years after World War II, a racist party has arisen in France that was able to capture 15 percent of the vote in the May 1997 legislative elections."
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