ATbar Interviews and Op-eds of ICT's Experts 2020

Interviews and Op-eds of ICT's Experts 2020

05/02/2020 | by ICT Researchers  



Dr. Michael Barak in an interview to Haaretz "How ISIS Made Al-Qaida and the Taliban Look Like Moderates and Where We Go From Here"

Dr. Michael Barak in an interview to the Brazilian newspaper Veja on the consequences of Kassem Suleimani's assassination on the region and rising tensions between Iran and the United States




Dr. Ely Karmon in an article on TV7 Israel News about "The Iran-Russia-Turkey Triangle"


Edan Landau in an interview to i24NEWS  


Dr. Ely Karmon was interviewed in the Uruguayan radio station Monte Carlo about the 26th anniversary of the AMIA terrorist attack in Buenos Aires on July 18 ,1994




"Indeed we have to continue to teach, research and work even during the difficult crisis we pass, each one in his country but as a sign of international solidarity and strength"

Watch ICT's Dr. Ely Karmon in a lecture at the LUISS Guido Carli University

Prof. Víctor Antonio Bolívar Castillo in an article to El Nacional, about the relations of the Chavez and Maduro's regime with Iran and Hezbollah 


Dr. Ely Karmon was cited in an article by the French Le Point on the effect of the Corona-19 crisis on relations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority and Hamas.

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Dr. Ely Karmon was interviewd by Pierardo Davini, Chief Rome Correspondent for the US-Italy Global Affairs Forum

11.05.2020 Dr. Ely Karmon was interviewed to the French weekly Le Point, “Between Israel and Iran, the secret war is declared” 

Also available in the following languages: EnglishGerman 

25.05.2020 Dr. Ely Karmon was quoted on the Venezuelan portal (in Spanish)



07.06.2020 Edan Landau in an interview to i24News about the riots in Lebanon and the violence between Hezbollah supporters and opponents 

A review of Prof. Gabriel Weimann's study on far-right extremism on Tik-Tok, Jerusalem PostTimes of Israel, Israel Hayom, i24News, JTA, LA Jewish Journal, JNS, Arutz Sheva, The Jewish Press, United with Israel, Cleveland Jwewish News, Columbus Jewish News, St Louis Jewish News, The Worls News, Calcalist

11.06.2020 How will the end of the global war on terrorism affect Israel' a review on ICT's report on the Jerusalem Post

Moshe Marzou in an interview to Ynet News "Palestinian Authority unable to pay May salaries"

23.06.2020 Prof. Gabriel Weimann was interviewed by ILTV on his newest research on anti-semitisim on social media and particularily on Tik-Tok

24.06.2020 A review of Dr. Ely Karmon's article "The Radical Right and the Obsession with Bioterrorism" on the Jerusalem Post. Also available in Spanish Israel Noticias

Dr. Ely Karmon was interviewed on the i24News Le Grand Live show, in French, on the proximity of an agreement between Sudan and the United States on compensation for the families of victims of the two attacks in 1998 against American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania

25.06.2020 Counter-Extremism Project cited the JPost review on Dr. Ely Karmon's article "The Radical Right and the Obsession with Bioterrorism"



06.07.2020 Dr. Ely Karmon was interviewed in the French weekly Le Point

Dr. Ely Karmon was interviewed in the Argentinean daily La Nacion

07.07.2020 Dr. Ran Porat in an exposure post of the ‘Les Misérables’ industry of Gaza under Hamas managemen. TOI blogs.

Dr. Ely Karmon gave a presentation during the Latin American Jewish Congress  26th Conference remembering the AMIA terrorist attack. Find the full text of the presentaation is Spanish in the following link

Dr. Ely Karmon in an  interview to the Argentine news website Infobae on the threat of terrorism from Iran and Hezbollah to Latin America. Also available is a transcription of the interview in the following link

18.07.2020 Dr. Ely Karmon was cited in an article by El Liberal: El atentado a la AMIA y la necesidad de luchar contra el terrorismo

24.07.2020 Dr. Ely Karmon in an interview to i24News (in English) on the tension with Hezbollah at the Northern Israeli border

Dr. Ely Karmon in an interview on the tension between Israel and Hezbollah at i24News (French)

Dr. Ely Karmonin an  interview with Radio J, from Paris (in French), on the Beirut tragedy. After min. 7



06.08.2020 Dr. Ely Karmon was interviewed for the French daily La Croix

07.08.2020 Lebanon.- Israel sees the culmination of a wave of discontent with Hezbollah after the great explosion in Beirut

Dr. Ely Karmon in an interview to German Press Agency (DPA), published in several sources:

in Spanish by the Argentinian Infobae news website, europapress,  notiamerica, Extra VenezuelaLa Patilla, VenezuelaNewsBeezer, MexicoGhana News Agency

10.08.2020 La explosión de Beirut: ¿existe una conexión con Hezbolá? - A review in Spanish of Dr. Ely Karmon's article The Tension at Israel’s Northern Border: Hezbollah’s Options and Constrains. Aurora 

Republished by the Venezuelan opposition blog LA PROTESTA MILITAR

11.08.2020 Dr. Ely Karmon's article about the Beirut explosion shared by the Finish TV7

Dr. Ely Karmon's interview to the Argentinian Radio Jai on the Beirut explosion

Dr. Michael Barak was interviewed in Sputnik on the latest protests in Lebanon

12.08.2020 Dr. Ely KArmon was cited in Yaakov Lappin's article at the MirYam Institute

17.08.2020 Dr. Michael Barak was interviewed to Israel Hayom on the Kuwaiti reaction to Israel and the United Arab Emirates announcement that they would be normalizing diplomatic relations. Also published by Arutz 7

24.08.2020 Dr. Michael Barak and Dr. Ely Karmon were cited in an article on the role of Turkish companies in Africa, Emirated Policy Center

28.08.2020 Dr. Ely Karmon participated as a panelist at the Finish TV7 on the tension in southern Israel

31.08.2020 Dr. Ely Karmon's interview to Voice of America in French about the Israel-Emirates rapprochement 



03.09.2020 Dr. Ely Karmon in an interview to Radio J, Paris, in French, on President Macron’s visit to Lebanon

06.09.2020 Dr. Michael Barak was cited in Israel Hayom on Hamas desicion making, Iran and Beirut

09.09.2020 Dr. Michael Barak was quoted in Israel Hayom regarding the elections to Hamas's leadership and the implication on its military wing

11.09.2020 Dr. Ely Karmon was interviewed by EVTV, the Venezuelan opposition station in Miami, on Carla Angola's program

Dr. Karmon was cited in the website Madurada

13.09.2020 Dr. Michael Barak was interviewed to Israel Hayom on the Iranian activity against Bahrain. Also published by i24news in French 

Dr. Michael Barak on Hamas' elections, published in Audiatur-Online ın Swıtzerland in German

15.09.2020 The Argentinian news website Infobae has published Dr. Ely Karmon's presentation at the conference organized by the embassy in Madrid of the Government (E) of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

18.09.2020 Dr. Ely Karmon was interviewed by The Voice of America in French on Israel's agreement with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain and in this context Israel's relations with Africa



Dr. Michael Barak was quoted in the Jerusalem Post and the Medialine on the threat of ISIS and al-Qaeda in the shadow of the corona

Dr. Ely Karmon discusses the attack at the Charlie Hebdo and the new strategy of President Macron against the "Islamic separatism" on Israeli radio station Kan in Spanish

Dr. Fadi Essmaeel participated in a panel on Jerusalem Studio, TV7 Israel News on the Iraqi strategic overview.

What are the consequences of the death of Emir Sabah al Ahmed al Jaber al Sabah in late September, what are the dilemmas of the US and how is the new government managing under the new conditions? 

Dr. Ely Karmon in an interview to  I24NEWS, in French

9.10.2020 Shabtai Shavit was interviewed in the New York Times about the latest Israeli thriller 'Tehran'

14.10.2020 Dr. Rly Karmon was cited on the French weekly Le Point


“when fighting online incitement, hate, extremism or terrorism – one step or measure is not enough. The countermeasures should involve more than asking the operators to censor the contents.”

Prof. Gabriel Weimann in an interview to Ctech by Calcalist

24.10.2020 Avi Jager in article to The Jerusalem PostIs ultra-Orthodox terrorism possible?

A dozen Israeli and Emirati women took part in the first face-to-face forum between Gulf and Israeli women. One of the participants was ICT's Dr. Daphné Richemond-Barak. Read in Israel Hayom

ICT and Abba Eban Institute in a campaign calling on all EU members to designate Hezbollah a terrorist group - Israel Hayom

31.10.2020 Dr. Ely Karmon in an article on the Italian daily Il Giornale about the wave of jihadi attacks in France



Dr. Ely Karmon in an interview on the subject at the Israeli radio station KAN in Spanish

3.11.2020 Dr. Michael Barak was quoted in The MediaLine and Nouvelles de monde on the reasons why Europe has been experiencing a higher rate of radicalization than the USA

4.11.2020 Prof. Boaz Ganor in an interview to the Italian il on Europe, Isis and the danger of young jihadists

13.11.2020 Dr. Ely Karmon participated in a Finish TV7 talk show about Europe's battle against Islamist terror

17.11.2020 Shabtai Shavit in an interview to The Suburban

18.11.2020 Dr. Ely Karmon in an interview to the Podcast of the Italian daily Corriere de la Sera (after min. 6:50)

An interview with Brig. Gen. (Res.) Rami Efrati in TechRound

Dr. Ely Karmon in an interview to JNS news website on the recent Israeli strikes in Syria

30.11.2020 Dr. Ely Karmon in an article on Turkey and the Palestinian problem in the Argentinian news website Infobae, in Spanish 



4.12.2020 Dr. Ely Karmon in an interview to the Brazilian news journal Crusoe

18.12.2020 Dr. Ely Karmon in an interview to the website Studio Qualita, in French, about UNRWA and the Palestinian refugee problem

Dr. Ely Karmon was cited in the article  “Turkey, the powder keg that keeps Europe under pressure,” on the Italian site of