Please join APN for a briefing call on Wednesday, July 1, at 12:00 noon Eastern Time with Prof. Ami Pedahzur, an expert on Israel’s radical right. The author of recent articles on the power of Israeli West Bank settlers, Pedahzur will discuss the political power of the settlers as a chief constituency of Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing government. He will also analyze other ways in which the ideological settlers built their influence inside Israel’s establishment.
An expert on Israeli right-wing violence, Pedahzur will be available to comment on extremist West Bank settlers’ use of violence to advance their agenda.
Ami Pedahzur is a Professor of Government and the Arnold S. Chaplik Professor in Israel and Diaspora Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. He is also the Founding Director of the Institute for Israel Studies at UT Austin.
His books include: 'The Triumph of Israel’s Radical Right' (Oxford University Press, 2012); 'The Israeli Secret Services and the Struggle against Terrorism' (Columbia University Press, 2009); 'Jewish Terrorism in Israel' (Columbia University Press, 2009, with Arie Perliger) and ‘Suicide Terrorism’ (Polity Press, 2005).
He is currently working on a new book manuscript entitled: Military Entrepreneurs and the Evolution of Israel’s Special Operations Forces.
The details of the call are as follows:
Date: Wednesday, July 1st
Time: 12:00 noon (Eastern Time)
Dial-in Number: 951-797-1058
Participant Access Code: 147414
To receive a link of the recording, please email Katherine Cunningham at firstname.lastname@example.org. APN will send you a link to the recording of the call as soon as it is available.