Israeli professor to discuss Palestinian option
Posted February 8, 2008; 11:53 p.m.
Efraim Inbar, a professor of political studies at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, will present a lecture on "The Rise and the Demise of the Palestinian Option" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in 16 Robertson Hall.
Inbar, who is director of Bar-Ilan's Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, specializes in Middle Eastern strategic issues with a special interest in the politics and strategy of Israeli national security. A prolific author and a columnist for The Jerusalem Post, Inbar's most recent book is "Israel's National Security: Issues and Challenges Since the Yom Kippur War."
Inbar serves on the academic committee of the history department of the Israel Defense Force and as the president of the Israel Association of International Studies. He has held several positions within the Ministry of Education and has served in the Israel Defense Force as a paratrooper.
The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs is sponsoring the lecture.