Uri Sadot

Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies

Publications

Op-Ed

Israel Gets No Credit From Obama for a Year of Moderate Settlement Construction

Authors: Elliott Abrams and Uri Sadot
Washington Post

President Obama recently complained about "aggressive" settlement construction by Israel, but the facts are otherwise. The new statistics show that Israel is building energetically in Jerusalem and in the blocs it will obviously keep, and slowing construction in smaller settlements beyond its security barrier in areas that may someday be part of a Palestinian state. Elliott Abrams and Uri Sadot explain.

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Article

A Raid on Iran?

Author: Uri Sadot
Weekly Standard

Research Associate Uri Sadot reviews the expert debate in the United States on Israel's limited capacity to strike Iran's nuclear program. He compares the current debate to five historical precedents where the expert consensus in Washington turned out to be wrong. He offers an analysis of why American and Israeli view diverge on this issue, and proposes policy prescriptions that build on these historical lessons.

See more in Iran; Arms Control, Disarmament, and Nonproliferation

Op-Ed

Rogue State

Author: Uri Sadot
ForeignPolicy.com

Research Associate Uri Sadot reviews the U.S. response to Israel's air strike on Iraq's nuclear program on June 7, 1981, and proposes contemporary lessons. He offers an analysis of the psychology of Israeli leaders, which remains largely unchanged today in its determination to prevent nuclear weapons from falling to the hands of an enemy state.

See more in Middle East and North Africa; Arms Control, Disarmament, and Nonproliferation; Weapons of Mass Destruction

Op-Ed

The Unsettled Question

Authors: Elliott Abrams and Uri Sadot
ForeignPolicy.com

Elliott Abrams and Research Associate Uri Sadot look at the demographics of Israelis living in the West Bank. By analyzing trends in electoral data from the past three Israeli elections, they conclude that settlements continue to grow outside the large blocs, albeit in reducing pace, and that the numbers of Israelis currently living outside those blocs is different than what is commonly accepted.

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