September 5, 2015

About Barry Rubin

Prof. Barry Rubin is director of the Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center, editor of the Middle East Review of International Affairs (MERIA) Journal, and a featured columnist for PajamasMedia at http://pajamasmedia.com/barryrubin/. His latest books are The Israel-Arab Reader (seventh edition), The Long War for Freedom: The Arab Struggle for Democracy in the Middle East (Wiley), and The Truth About Syria (Palgrave-Macmillan)

MERIA Journal, Vol. 19. No. 1 (2015) : Regime Collapse & Sectarian War: Where is the Middle East Headed?

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MERIA Journal - Volume 19, Number 1 (2015)IMPLICATIONS FOR ISRAEL IN A TRANSFORMED MIDDLE EASTBY EFRAIM INBARThe following transcript discusses the implications for Israel in light of the instability in the Middle East since the Arab Spring and Iran’s nuclear and hegemonial ambitions. It is part of a symposium entitled, “Regime Collapse and Sectarian War: Where is the Middle East Headed?” The symposium was held on March 15, 2015, to mark […]EUROPE AND THE CHANGING MIDDLE … [Read more...]

Updated program: Rubin Center Launch & Symposium: “Regime Collapse and Sectarian War: Where Is the Middle East Headed?”

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Dear Readers,We hope to see you Sunday at the Rubin Center launch & symposium in honor of Prof. Barry Rubin.Please note that the event has been moved to the Arison-Lauder lobby, which is also located on the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) campus.Please click here to see the updated program.The Rubin Center for Research in International AffairsOfficial Launch & Symposium“Regime Collapse and Sectarian War: Where Is the Middle East Headed?”Click here to see the full … [Read more...]

Updated program: Rubin Center Launch & Symposium: “Regime Collapse and Sectarian War: Where Is the Middle East Headed?”

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Dear Readers,We hope to see you Sunday at the Rubin Center launch & symposium in honor of Prof. Barry Rubin.Please note that the event has been moved to the Arison-Lauder lobby, which is also located on the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) campus.Please click here to see the updated program.The Rubin Center for Research in International AffairsOfficial Launch & Symposium“Regime Collapse and Sectarian War: Where Is the Middle East Headed?”Click here to see the full … [Read more...]

Invitation: Rubin Center Launch & Symposium: “Regime Collapse and Sectarian War: Where Is the Middle East Headed?”

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Dear Readers,We are pleased to announce the renaming of the Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center in memory of the center’s founder, the late Prof. Barry Rubin.You are cordially invited to:The Rubin Center for Research in International AffairsOfficial Launch & Symposium“Regime Collapse and Sectarian War: Where Is the Middle East Headed?”Click here to see the full program.Sunday, March 15th, 2015, at 9:30amInterdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, IsraelPlease RSVP … [Read more...]

Barry Rubin’s Improbable Journey

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By Martin KramerThe late Prof. Barry RubinThis article originally appeared on Commentary, February 3, 2015Today, February 3, marks one year since Barry Rubin, scholar and friend, lost his bout with an aggressive cancer. He was sixty-four. The many tributes published upon his passing celebrated him as a prolific and passionate advocate for his adopted country, Israel, and as a tireless scholar who generated a steady flow of writings and an astonishing array of initiatives: a think tank, several … [Read more...]

Make Your Tax-Deductible Donation to Continue Barry Rubin’s Work Before the End of the Year

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The late Barry Rubin and wife Judith Colp RubinAs the one-year anniversary of the death of my husband, Professor Barry Rubin, approaches, I am reaching out to you, his loyal readers, to help continue his important work.Barry was one of the most prolific Middle East scholars of our time. He believed strongly in fighting for the security of America and Israel and worked tirelessly for this cause, literally up to his death. Even while hooked up to an IV dispensing chemo, Barry was dictating his … [Read more...]

Help GLORIA to Continue Prof. Barry Rubin’s Work

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The late Barry Rubin and wife Judith Colp RubinAs the one-year anniversary of the death of my husband, Professor Barry Rubin, approaches, I am reaching out to you, his loyal readers, to help continue his important work.Barry was one of the most prolific Middle East scholars of our time. He believed strongly in fighting for the security of America and Israel and worked tirelessly for this cause, literally up to his death. Even while hooked up to an IV dispensing chemo, Barry was dictating his … [Read more...]

Help GLORIA to Continue Prof. Barry Rubin’s Work

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The late Barry Rubin and wife Judith Colp RubinAs the one-year anniversary of the death of my husband, Professor Barry Rubin, approaches, I am reaching out to you, his loyal readers, to help continue his important work.Barry was one of the most prolific Middle East scholars of our time. He believed strongly in fighting for the security of America and Israel and worked tirelessly for this cause, literally up to his death. Even while hooked up to an IV dispensing chemo, Barry was dictating his … [Read more...]

Book Review: Nazis, Islamists, and the Making of the Modern Middle East

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Excerpt of Review“The enemy of your enemy is your friend,” wrote the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, al-Hajj Amin al-Husaini, about his reverence for Nazi Germany that had fought his enemies, the (British) colonialists and the Zionists. While this may have been an understatement, it is common knowledge that the Palestinian Arab leader ruined his reputation by collaborating with the Nazis. The exact nature and extent of his collaboration and the solidity of its ideological foundations, however, … [Read more...]

The GLORIA Center needs your help to continue its ground-breaking Middle East reporting

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The Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center needs your help to continue its ground-breaking Middle East reporting.Last week, MERIA Journal's exclusive Special Report Did ISIS Use Chemical Weapons Against the Kurds in Kobani?, by new GLORIA Center Director Jonathan Spyer, caught the world’s attention with its shocking unprecedented photos of Kurds killed by apparent Islamic State (ISIS) use of chemical weapons in northern Syria. The story has been reprinted and/or cited in … [Read more...]