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Lowy Lecture Series - Israel and the Arab Uprisings: threats and opportunities - Dr Tal Becker


Dr Tal Becker, one of Israel’s leading young international policy thinkers, spoke at the Lowy Institute on the threats and opportunities for Israel from the Arab uprisings. He also examined what the Arab Spring meant for other countries in the region, particularly Syria, Palestine & Iran.
Dr Tal Becker is a senior fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and the Hartman Institute for Contemporary Jewish Thought. He served as senior policy advisor to Israel's Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2006 to 2009 and was a lead negotiator during Israeli-Palestinian negotiations under the Annapolis peace process. In this capacity he also played a lead role in managing Israel's relations with the US, the EU, the UN and numerous Arab states.
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