Efraim Inbar

The author is a Fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and Professor of Political Science and Director of the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies at Bar-Ilan University.

Publications by Efraim Inbar

Turkey’s Elections and Israel

The recent Turkish elections were more a protest vote against economic difficulties and corruption, not a wish to embrace Islamic radicalism. When the Islamist prime minister Necemettin Erbakan took power in 1996, the Turkish military, which regards itself as the ultimate guardian of the secularist democratic tradition of modern Turkey’s founder, Kemal Ataturk, elegantly eased Erbakan out of power. Read More »

Changing Attitudes of the Israeli Political Leadership Toward the Use of Force

The Jewish Dimension in Teaching International Relations

This article gives a positive answer to the question whether there is a Jewish dimension in the study of International Relations. It elaborates on why one should introduce or emphasize the Jewish dimension in International Relations courses. Finally, it makes several practical suggestions about how to do so. Read More »