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Miriam Elman speaks to WAER about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Miriam Elman, associate professor of political science, was interviewed for the WAER story "S.U. Israeli-Palestinian Expert: U.S. Embassy Opening in Jerusalem 'Corrects Diplomatic Anomaly'." Elman says the militant group Hamas is trying to manipulate public opinion by aggravating the situation in Gaza and linking it to the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem
May 17, 2018

Miriam Elman cited in Jewish News Syndicate article on Democrats' support for Israel

Miriam Elman, associate professor of political science, spoke with the Jewish News Syndicate for their article, "As Democrats’ support for Israel drops, political scientists debate the causes." According to Elman, the Democratic Party has been veering closer toward the far left in recent years. "It’s not surprising to find dropping sympathy for Israel as this happens," says Elman, "because for the far left, identity politics dominates as an overarching world view, in which both Israel and America are cast as white supremacist, colonialist, and capitalist oppressors of minority rights and liberties." 01/29/18
January 29, 2018

Democracy and Conflict Resolution: The Dilemmas of Israel’s Peacemaking

Miriam F. Elman

Using the contested theory of "democratic peace" as a foundational framework, the contributors explore the effects of a variety of internal influences on Israeli government practices related to Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking: electoral systems; political parties; identity; leadership; and social movements.

December 31, 2014

Spoilers of Peace and the Dilemmas of Conflict Resolution

Miriam Elman, Nimrod Goren, editors
This publication sheds light on the phenomenon of spoilers as an inseparable part of the peacemaking process.
November 1, 2012

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