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Prof. איתן גלבוע

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Professor Eytan Gilboa, PhD

Brief Bio


Eytan Gilboa has served in many prominent academic positions is Israel and the US. He has been Professor of International Communication, founder and first Director of both the School of Communication and the Center for International Communication at Bar-Ilan University in Israel. He is also a senior research associate at the BESA Center for Strategic Studies, Chair of the Israel Communication Association, founding Chair of the Israel Public Diplomacy Forum and visiting professor of public diplomacy at the University of Southern California. He is a world-renowned expert on international communication, public diplomacy and US policy in the Middle East. He has published twelve books and numerous articles and book chapters, and has won several significant international awards.

He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Hebrew University and received his MA and PhD degrees in Government from Harvard University. He taught at the Hebrew University and has been a visiting professor in several leading American and European universities including Harvard, UCLA, Georgetown, the American University in Washington DC, Tufts, and the University of Hamburg.

Gilboa's most recent books include Diplomacy in the Information Age (forthcoming), US-Israel Relations in a New Era: Issues and Challenges after 9/11(2009), and Media and Conflict: Framing Issues, Policy Making, Shaping Opinions (2002). He has published articles in many leading scholarly periodicals in communication, international relations and political science including Communication Theory, Journal of Communication, International Journal of Communication, Critical Studies in Media Communication, Political Communication, Gazette, Political Communication and Persuasion, Public Opinion, International Communication, Political Science Quarterly, Review of International Studies, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Orbis, Journal of Peace Research, International Negotiation, Journal of Dispute Resolution, Marquette Law Review, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Public Diplomacy Magazine, Middle East Review, Israel Affairs, Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics, Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, and The Yale Review.  


Gilboa contributes op-ed articles to newspapers and all-news websites, and serves as a commentator on television and radio networks. He has appeared on CNN International, BBC World, Fox News, ABC News Nightline, PBS`s Lehrer News Hour, Al-Jazeera, Al-Arabiya, ITN (UK), ZDF (Germany), RAI (Italy), Russia Today (Russia), and CBC (Canada). He has contributed articles and interviews to many newspapers including New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsweek, Time, Christian Science Monitor, Politiken (Copenhagen), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zietung (Frankfurt), The Australian (Sydney), Globo (Rio de Janeiro), Yomiuri Shimbun and Asahi Shimbun (Tokyo).


Prof. Gilboa has served in many professional and public positions. He was an adviser to the Prime Minister office, the Ministries of Defense and Foreign affairs, the Parliamentary Committee for Foreign Affairs and Defense, and the Government Press Office. He also served as Director of International Studies at the National Defense College, Chair of the Foreign Service Selection Committee; Member of the Committee on Higher Education of the City of Jerusalem; Chair of Accreditation Committees at the Council on Higher Education; Chair of the Selection Committee for the Israeli Prize in Communication; and Chair of the Political Science and International Relations Committee and the Communication Committee at the National Science Foundation.       




Books and Monographs


Gilboa, E. 1978. Handbook of the Middle East, Volume I, Volume II. Tel Aviv: Israel Defense Forces, Chief Education Officer. [Hebrew]

Gilboa, E., & Sella, A. 1978. Domestic Sources of Soviet and American Foreign Policy. Jerusalem: Academon Press, The Hebrew University. [Hebrew]

Gilboa, E. (Ed.). 1978. International Relations. Tel Aviv: Am Oved, Academic Publications. [Hebrew] 

Gilboa, E. 1980. Simulation of Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East. Jerusalem: The Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations and the Magnes Press of the Hebrew University.

Gilboa, E. 1980. Theories of International Relations in Political Thought and Modern Research. Tel Aviv: The Open University Press. [Hebrew]

Gilboa, E., & Naor, M. (Eds). 1981. Structure and Process in the Arab‑Israeli Conflict. Tel Aviv: Ministry of Defense Publishing House. [Hebrew]

Gilboa, E. 1987. American Public Opinion toward Israel and the Arab‑Israeli Conflict. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1987.

Avineri, S., Gilboa, E., Shueftan, D., & Rubinstein, E. 1990. American Israeli Relations in Historical Perspective. Efal: Yad Tabenkin. [Hebrew]

Gilboa, E. 1993. The United States and Israel: Foundations of the Special Relationship. Tel Aviv: Ministry of Defense Publishing House. [Hebrew]

Gilboa, E. (Ed). 1993. The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Sources, Evolution and Prospects for Resolution. Jerusalem: Academon Press, The Hebrew University.

Gilboa, E. (Ed). 1994. The Middle East in World Politics. Jerusalem: Academon Press, The Hebrew University.

Gilboa, E. (Ed). 2002. Media and Conflict: Framing Issues, Making Policy, Shaping Opinions. Ardsley, NY: Transnational Publishers.

Gilboa, E., & Inbar, E. (Eds). 2009. US-Israel Relations in a New Era: Issues and Challenges after 9/11. London: Routledge. 

Gilboa, E. 2020. The American Public and Israel in the Twenty-First Century. Ramat-Gan: The BESA Center for Strategic Studies, Bar-Ilan University.


Gilboa. E. (Ed.). (Forthcoming 2022). Research Agenda for Public Diplomacy. Cheltenham: Elgar Publishing.


Articles and Book Chapters (Refereed)

Gilboa, E., & Pines. A. (1972). The wizardry of change agents. Journal of Applied

     Behavioral Science, 8 (May‑June), 351‑360.

Gilboa, E. (1975). The role of scholars in foreign policymaking. State, Government, a     

     International Relations, 8 (September), 95‑116.

Gilboa, E. (1976). Intellectuals in the White House and American foreign policy. The Yale Review, LXV (Summer), 481‑497.

Gilboa, E. (1976). Information Systems and Policy Planning in Defense and Foreign Affairs. In H. Eshed (Ed), Timing in Policy Planning (pp. 25-38). Jerusalem: The World Institute. 

Gilboa, E. (1977). Using simulation to explore the Middle East conflict. M'alot, A Journal of Education, 8 (June), 10‑24. [Hebrew]

Gilboa, E., & Limor, Y. (1978). Using simulation to train journalists. In E. Agres (Ed.), The Yearbook of the Association of Journalists (pp. 113-119). Tel Aviv: The Israeli Association of Journalists. [Hebrew]

Gilboa, E. (1978). International relations as a discipline. In E. Gilboa (Ed.), International relations (pp. 11-33). Tel Aviv: Am Oved, Academic Publications. [Hebrew]  

Gilboa, E. (1979). Studying the Middle East conflict by simulation. International Journal of Political Education, 2 (April), 169‑185.

Gilboa, E. (1979). Educating Israeli officers on the processes of peacemaking in the Middle East conflict. Journal of Peace Research, XVI (2), 155‑162.

Gilboa, E. (1979). Use of simulation in the study and teaching of the Middle East conflict. International Studies Notes 6 (Spring), 14‑18.

Gilboa, E. (1979). Studying mass media roles: The use of simulation in national and international politics. Teaching Political Science, 7 (October), 73‑88.

Gilboa, E. (1979). Gaming‑Simulation of the Arab‑Israeli conflict: Results and lessons of three experiments. Megamot, A Journal of Behavioral Sciences 25 (December), 214‑238. [Hebrew]

Gilboa, E. (1980). Regional crises and American strategy in the Middle East. Ma'arachot, A Journal of Military and Strategic Affairs, no. 272, 18-24. [Hebrew]

Gilboa, E. (1980). Political-Strategic Games: Uses and Results. Ma'arachot, no. 273-274, 26-31. [Hebrew]

Gilboa, E. (1981). The United States and the Arab‑Israeli conflict. In E. Gilboa and M. Naor (Eds.), Structure and Process in the Arab‑Israeli Conflict (pp. 229-253). Tel Aviv: Ministry of Defense Publishing House. [Hebrew]

Gilboa, E. (1981). The Superpowers in the Arab‑Israeli Conflict from the Yom Kippur War to Camp David. In E. Gilboa and M. Naor (Eds.), Structure and Process in the Arab‑Israeli Conflict (pp. 277-293). Tel Aviv: Ministry of Defense Publishing House. [Hebrew]

Gilboa, E. (1981). The Use of simulation in combating terrorism. Terrorism: An International Journal, 5 (3), 265‑279.

Gilboa, E. (1982). The Terrorist Environment. In B. Jenkins (Ed.), Terrorism and Beyond (pp. 45-51). Santa Monica, CA: The Rand Corporation.

Gilboa, E. (1983). International Relations, 1980-1982. Encyclopedia Britannica International, 29-38. [Hebrew]

Gilboa, E. (1984). Scholars and Foreign Policy‑Makers in the United States. In N. Oren, (Ed.), Intellectuals and Politics (pp. 66-81). Jerusalem: The Magnes Press of the Hebrew University.

Gilboa, E. (1984). Academic Training for Officers. Ma'arachot, no. 292-293, 47-51. [Hebrew]

Gilboa, E. (1985). Trends in American Attitudes toward the PLO and the Palestinians. Political Communication and Persuasion, 3(1), 45‑67.

Gilboa, E. (1985). Effects of the War in Lebanon on American Attitudes toward Israel and the Arab‑Israeli Conflict. Middle East Review, 18 (Fall), 30‑43.

Gilboa, E. (1985). The 1984 Presidential Elections in the US. Encyclopedia Britannica International, 93-98. [Hebrew]

Gilboa, E.  (1986). Israel in the Mind of American Jews: Public Opinion Trends and Analysis London: Institute of Jewish Affairs, Research Report No. 4.

Gilboa, E. (1986). The Superpowers and the Arab-Israeli Conflict. In D. Zachs (Ed.), Israel and Its Arab Neighbors (pp. 130-137). Jerusalem: The Van Leer Institute. [Hebrew]

Gilboa, E. (1986). Attitudes of American Jews toward Israel: Trends Over Time.  In

     M. Himmelfarb & Singer, D. (Eds.), American Jewish Yearbook. Vol. 1986. New York and Philadelphia: American Jewish Committee and Jewish Publication Society of America, 110‑125.

Gilboa, E. (1986). Attitudes of American Jews toward the Arab‑Israeli Conflict. Forum, 57‑58 (Spring), 57‑71.

Gilboa, E. (1986). Terrorism and Trust: How We See the Middle East. Public Opinion, 9 (November- December), 52‑65.

Gilboa, E. (1987). Trends in American Attitudes toward Israel. In G. Scheffer (Ed.), Dynamics of Dependence: U.S.‑Israeli Relations (pp. 37-81). Boulder: Westview Press.

Gilboa, E. (1989). The Palestinian Uprising: Has it Turned American Public Opinion. Orbis: Journal of World Affairs, 33 (Winter), 21‑37.

Reprinted in D. Pipes (Ed.). 1993. Sandstorm: Middle East Conflicts and America (pp. 171-196). Lanham: University Press of America.

Gilboa, E. (1989). Israel`s Image in American Public Opinion. Middle East Review, XXI (Spring), 25‑37.

Gilboa, E. (1989). American Media Messages and Public Opinion on the Palestinian Uprising. Political Communication and Persuasion, 6, 4, 191‑202.

Gilboa, E. (1990). Effects of Televised Presidential Addresses on Public Opinion: President Reagan and Terrorism in the Middle East. Presidential Studies Quarterly, XX (Winter), 43‑53.

Reprinted in Y. Alexander (Ed.). 1994. Middle East Terrorism: Current Threats and Future Prospects (pp. 121-131). The International Library of Terrorism, Vol. 5. Burlington VT: Ashgate. 

Gilboa, E. (1990). American Jews and Non‑Jews: Comparative Opinions on the Palestinian Uprising. Jewish Political Studies Review, 2 (Spring), 165‑183.

Gilboa, E. (1990). American Public Opinion Toward Israel. In S. Avineri, E. Gilboa, D. Shueftan, and E. Rubinstein, American Israeli Relations in Historical Perspective (pp. 28-40). Efal: Yad Tabenkin. [Hebrew]

Gilboa, E. (1991). The Intifada: Two Assessments. Terrorism and Political Violence, 3 (Summer), 108-116. (Review Article).

Gilboa, E. (1993). American Media, Public Opinion and the Intifada. In A. Cohen and G. Wolfsfeld (Eds.), Framing the Intifada: Media and People (pp. 93-115). Norwood, NJ: Ablex.

Gilboa, E. (1995/96). The Panama Invasion Revisited: Lessons for American Policy in the Post-Cold War Era. Political Science Quarterly, 110 (Winter), 539-562.

Reprinted in D. Caraley (Ed.). 1999. The New American Interventionism (pp. 89-112). New York: Columbia University Press.

Gilboa, E. (1998). Secret Diplomacy in the Television Age. Gazette: The International Journal for Communication Studies, 60, 3, 211-225.

Gilboa, E. (1998). Media Diplomacy: Conceptual Divergence and Applications. Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics, 3 (Summer), 56-75.

Gilboa, E. (2000). Mass Communication and Diplomacy: A Theoretical Framework. Communication Theory, 10, 3, 275-309.

Winner of the Best Article Award of the International Communication Association

Gilboa, E. (2000). Media Coverage of International Negotiation: A Taxonomy of Levels and Effects. International Negotiation, 5, 3, 543-568.

Gilboa, E., & Katz, Y. (2000). The Media in the 1999 Israeli Elections. Israel Affairs, 7 (Winter), 223-244.

Reprinted in B. Molov and D. Elazar (Eds.). (2001). The Elections in Israel, 1999 (pp. 223-244). London: Frank Cass

Gilboa, E. (2001). Diplomacy in the Media Age: Three Models of Uses and Effects. Diplomacy and Statecraft, 12, 2, 1-28.

Reprinted in C. Jonsson and R. Langhorne (Eds.). 2004. Diplomacy, Vol. 3,

(pp. 96-119). London: Sage.

Gilboa, E. (2001). Diplomacy in the Age of Global Communication. In A. Ben-Zvi and A. Klieman (Eds.), Global Politics, Essays in Honor of David Vital (pp. 21-38). London: Frank Cass.

Gilboa, E. (2002). The Global News Networks and U.S. Policymaking in Defense and Foreign Affairs. The Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Research Report 6-2002.

Gilboa, E. (2002). Real-Time Diplomacy:  Myth and Reality. In E. Potter (Ed.),

     Cyber-Diplomacy (pp. 83-109). Montreal: McGill-Queen University Press.

Gilboa, E. (2002). Media Diplomacy in the Arab-Israeli Conflict. In E. Gilboa (Ed.), Media and Conflict: Framing Issues, Making Policy, Shaping Opinions (pp. 193-211). Ardsley, NY: Transnational Publishers.

Gilboa, E. (2002). Camp David 1978: A Successful Model of American Mediation in a Regional Conflict. In the Camp David Process (pp. 56-61). Jerusalem: Menachem Begin Heritage Center.

Gilboa, E. (2002). Global Communication and Foreign Policy. Journal of Communication, 52, 4, 731-748.

Reprinted in P. Seib (Ed.) (2007). Political Communication (Vol. 4, pp. 57-73). London: Sage.   

Gilboa, E. (2003). Foreign Policymaking in the Television Age. Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, 4, 1, 119-126.

Gilboa, E. (2003). Television News and US Foreign Policy: Constraints of Real-Time Coverage. Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics, 8, 4, 97-113.

Gilboa, E. (2004). The Media in the 2003 Israeli Elections. Israel Affairs, 10 (Summer), 217-241.

Gilboa, E. (2005). The CNN Effect: The Search for a Communication Theory of International Relations. Political Communication, 22, 27-44.

Reprinted in P. Seib, (Ed.). (2010). War and Conflict Communication (pp. 117-137). London: Routledge. 

Gilboa, E. (2005). Global Communication and Foreign Policy: Debating the CNN Effect. International Studies Perspectives, 6, 325-341.

Gilboa, E. (2005). Effects of Television News on US Policy in International Conflict. In P. Seib (Ed.), Media and Conflict in the 21st Century (pp. 1-31). New York: Palgrave.

Gilboa, E. (2005). Media-Broker Diplomacy: When Journalists Become Mediators. Critical Studies in Media Communication, 22, 2, 99-120.

Gilboa, E. (2006). Media and International Conflict. In J. Oetzel, and S.

Ting-Toomey (Eds.), The SAGE Handbook of Conflict Communication: Integrating Theory, Research, and Practice (pp. 595-626). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Gilboa, E. (2006). Public Diplomacy: The Missing Component in Israel’s Foreign Policy. Israel Affairs, 12, 4, 715-747.

Reprinted in E. Inbar, (Ed.). (2007). Israel's Strategic Agenda (pp.102-134). London: Routledge.  

Gilboa, E. (2007). Introduction. Thomas Paine, Common Sense. [Hebrew edition] Jerusalem: The Shalem Center, 9-28.

Gilboa, E. (2007). Media and International Conflict: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Journal of Dispute Resolution, Vol. 2007, 7, 229-237.

Powers, S., & Gilboa, E. (2007). The Public Diplomacy of Al-Jazeera. In P. Seib (Ed.), New Media and the Middle East (pp. 53-80). New York: Palgrave.

Gilboa, E. (2007). US Policy in the Second Lebanon War: From Disappointment to Reassessment. In E. Inbar, (Ed.), The Second Lebanon War and afterwards (pp. 31-40). Ramat-Gan: The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Bar-Ilan University. [Hebrew]  

Gilboa, E. (2008). The US and the Iranian Nuclear Challenge. In U. Rabi (Ed.), Iran Time (pp. 115-133). Tel-Aviv: Center for Iranian Studies, Tel Aviv University, Hakibbutz Hameuchad. [Hebrew]

Gilboa, E. (2008). Searching for a Theory of Public Diplomacy. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 616 (March), 55-77.

Gilboa E. (2008). Media Diplomacy. In W. Donsbach (Ed), Encyclopedia of Communication (Vol. VII, pp. 2852-2857). London: International Communication Association/Blackwell Publishing.

Gilboa, E. (2008). Dyplomacja W Epoce Informacji [Diplomacy in the Information Age]. In B Ociepka (Ed.), Dyplomacja Puliczna [Public Diplomacy] (pp. 37-58). Wroclaw: Wroclaw University Press. [Polish].

Gilboa, E. (2008). The Evolution of Israeli Media. Middle East Review of International Affairs, 12, 3, (September), 88-101. 

Gilboa, E. (2009). The Public Dimension of American Israeli Relations: A Comparative Analysis. In E. Gilboa, & E. Inbar, (Eds.), US-Israel Relations in a New Era: Issues and Challenges after 9/11 (pp. 53-75). London: Routledge.

Gilboa, E. (2009). Media and Conflict Resolution. In J. Bercovitch, V. Kremenyuk, and I.W. Zartman (Eds.), Sage Handbook of Conflict Resolution (pp. 457-476). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Gilboa, E. (2009). The Public Diplomacy of Middle Powers. Public Diplomacy

     Magazine, 1, 2 (Summer), 22-28.

Gilboa, E. (2009). Caro Presidente, Oggi La Pace É Impossible. Rivista Italiana Di Geopolitica [Italian Review of Geopolitics] 4, 155-163. [Italian].

Gilboa, E. (2009). Obama and Israel: A Preliminary Assessment. Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, 3 (3), 51-58.

Gilboa, E. (2009). Media and Conflict Resolution: A Framework for

     Analysis. Marquette Law Review, Special Issue on Media and Conflict Resolution, 93, 1 (Fall), 87-111.

Gilboa, E. (2010). Gerusalemme nell’èra post-Americana. Rivista Italiana Di Geopolitica [Italian Review of Geopolitics]. 5, [Italian].

Gilboa, E. (2010). Transatlantic Linkages: Israel, Poland and the US. In P. Sasnal (Ed), Poland and Israel: Twenty Years of Bilateral Relations (pp. 31-37). Warsaw: The Polish Institute of International Affairs. [Polish, English]

Gilboa, E., & Shai, N. (2011). Rebuilding Public Diplomacy: The Case of

     Israel. In A. Fisher & S. Lucas (Ed.), Trials of Engagement: The Future of US Public Diplomacy (pp. 33-54). Leiden and Boston: Brill.

Gilboa, E. (2012). The Israeli Media. In Rubin, B. (Ed.), The Middle East: A Guide to Politics, Economics, Society, and Culture (Vol. 1, pp. 272-280). Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe.

Gilboa, E. (2012). Covering Gaza, 2008-2009: An Israeli View. In P. Seib

     (Ed.). Al-Jazeera English (pp. 143-163). New York: NY: Palgrave.

Gilboa, E. (2012). Public Diplomacy. In George T. Kurian (Ed.),

     Encyclopedia of Political Science (Vol. 4, pp. 1378-1380). Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press.

Gilboa, E. (2012). The US and the Middle East. In South Korea and Israel: Contemporary Security Issues and Policies. Seoul: The Sejong Institute and the Korea Association of National Intelligence Studies (January), pp. 7-11 in Korean, and pp. 45-50 in English. 

Gilboa E. (2013). The US and the Arab Spring. In E. Inbar (Ed.), The Arab Spring, Democracy and Security: Domestic and International Ramifications (pp. 51-74). London: Routledge.

Hebrew version: (2013). An Arab Spring: Israel, the World and the Changing Region (pp. 81-114). Tel Aviv: The BESA Center for Strategic Studies and Yediot Aharonot Books.   

Gilboa, E. (2013). Obama in Israel: Fixing American Israeli Relations. Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, VII (2), 19-28.

Magen, C. and Gilboa, E. (2014).  Communicating from within the shadows: The Israel Security Agency and the media, International Journal of Intelligence  and CounterIntelligence, 27, 485-508.

Gilboa, E. (2015). Public Diplomacy. In P. Moy (Ed.) Oxford Bibliographies in Communication (pp. 1-17). New York: Oxford University Press.


Gilboa, E. (2015). Public Diplomacy.  In G. Mazzoleni (Ed.). The International Encyclopedia of Political Communication (Vol. 3, 1297-1306). Hoboken, NJ:  Wiley-Blackwell.


Gilboa, E. (2016). Public Opinion and Obama’s Foreign Policy. In E. Inbar and J. Reinhold (Eds.). US Foreign Policy and Global Standing (pp. 63-87). London & New York: Routledge.


Gilboa, E. et al. (2016). Moving Media and Conflict Studies beyond the CNN Effect.  Review of International Studies. 42, 654-672.


Gilboa, E. (2016). Digital diplomacy. In C. Constantinou., P. Sharp, and P. Kerr (Eds.). Sage

            Handbook of Diplomacy (pp. 540-551). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.


Gilboa, E., and Magen, C. (2016). Crisis Communication Research in Israel: Growth and Gaps. In A. Schwarz, M. Seeger, and C. Auer (Eds.). The Handbook of International Crisis Communication Research (pp. 327-336). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.


Gilboa, E. (2016). Obama and Israel: Military aid and Diplomacy. Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, (July), 1-4.


Gilboa, E. (2017).  Trump et Jérusalem : continuité et changements dans les relations

américano-israéliennes. Outre-Terre, Revue européenne de géopolitique. No. 50

(March), 207-213 [French].

Horowitz-Rosen, S., & Gilboa E. (2018). Framing Philanthropy in time of War.

International Journal of Communication, 12, 269-289.


Gilboa, E., and Paz, U. (2018). Errors and Corrections. In Vos, T., &

Folker, H. (Eds.). International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies (Vol. 1, pp. 551-556). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.


Horowitz-Rosen, S., and Gilboa E. (2019). Media and Philanthropy. In

Merskin, D. (Ed.). The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Mass Media and Society (pp. 1042-1046). London: Sage.


Gilboa, E. (2019). Media Diplomacy. In Merskin, D. (Ed.). The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Mass Media and Society (pp. 1053-1055). London: Sage.



Gilboa E. (2020). Israel: Countering Brandjacking. In Snow, N., & Cull, N. (Eds.). Handbook of Public Diplomacy (pp. 331-341). London and New York: Routledge.

https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-Handbook-of-Public-Diplomacy-2nd-Edition/Snow Cull/p/book/9781138610873


Gilboa, E. (2020). Dr. Emily Landau (1960-2020), A Tribute. Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, 14, 91-94.  DOI: 10.1080/23739770.2020.1751944



Gilboa, E. (2020). American Contributions to Israel's National Security. Strategic

     Assessment, 23(3), 18-36.


Hebrew version, Adkan Estrategy, 2393 (July), 15-29.

 Gilboa (2020). How to Fight Anti-Semitism (Book Review). Justice, no. 65

     (Fall), 39-41.


 Gilboa, E. (2021). The Palestinian campaign against Israel at the United

Nations Human Rights Council, Israel Affairs, 27 (1), 68-88.

DOI: 10.1080/13537121.2021.1864849

Reprinted in D. Barnett and E. Karsh (Eds.) (2021). Soft Threats to National Security:
Antisemitism, BDS and the De-legitimization of Israel.
London: Routledge.  



Gilboa, E. (2021). What Do Americans think of Israel? Long-Term trends and socio-Demographic shifts. Currents, Issue 3 (Spring). Los Angeles: Nazarian Center for Israel Studies, UCLA, 1-10.



Schwatrz, A. and Gilboa E. (2021). False readiness: Expanding the concept of

readiness in conflict resolution theory. International Studies Review,


Winner of the Gil Friedman Best Article Award of the Israeli Association of International Studies.  


Gilboa, E. (2021). United States policy in the Middle East: A history of challenges,       

responses, and failures. (Book Review). Strategic Assessment, 24(2), 156-159. 

https://strategicassessment.inss.org.il/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/United-States-Policy-in the-Middle-East.pdf


Gilboa, E. (2021). Americans’ shifting views on the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict.   

Middle East Quarterly, 28(4), 1-12.

https://www.meforum.org/62604/americans-views-on-the-palestinian-israeli conflict?utm_source=Middle+East+Forum&utm_campaign=fb2a1e1fd7-MEF_MEQ_2020_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_086cfd423c-fb2a1e1fd7-33630789&goal=0_086cfd423c-fb2a1e1fd7-33630789&mc_cid=fb2a1e1fd7&mc_eid=9637e6d6c3


Gilboa, E. (forthcoming). Theorizing diaspora diplomacy. In Kennedy, L. (Ed.). The Routledge handbook of diaspora diplomacy. London and New York: Routledge.


Gilboa E. and Bloch-Elkon, Y. (forthcoming). American Jews and Israel. In P.

Kumaraswamy (Ed.).  Palgrave International Handbook on Israel. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.


Articles and Book Chapters (Non-referred)

Gilboa, E. (1975‑1979). Contributor to Encyclopedia Hebraica, 18 entries on international politics, U.S. politics and foreign policy.

Gilboa, E. (1976). Continuity and Change in the American Democracy. Skira Chodshete, A Journal for Officers, Israel Defense Forces (July-August), 33-51. Hebrew.  

Gilboa, E. (1977). The superpowers between Detente and a New Cold War. Skira Chodshete, 24 (May-June), 3-20.

Gilboa, E. (1977). American Jewry and US Policy in the Middle East. Migvan, A Journal of Political and Social Issues, (October), 16-20.

Gilboa, E. (1978). The US and the USSR in the Middle East. Skira Chodshete, (January), 3-18.

Gilboa, E. (1978). Intellectuals and Politics. Migvan (March-April), 56-61.

Gilboa, E. (1978). Anatomy of Carter’s Military Aircraft Package. Skira Chodshete, (June), 17-26.

Gilboa, E. (1978). The Superpowers’ Strategies in the Middle East from the Yom Kippur War to Camp David. Skira Chodshete, (September-October), 3-20.

Gilboa, E. (1979). The Revolution in Iran: Global and Regional Implications. Skira Chodshete, (January-February), 3-14.

Gilboa, E. (1979). SALT 2: The Road to Nuclear Peace. Skira Chodshete, (July), 3-17.

Gilboa, E. (1980). A Simulation of Arab-Israeli Peacemaking. Migvan, (March), 13-20.

Gilboa, E. (1980). Powerless Superpower: The US and the Crises in Iran and Afghanistan. Skira Chodshete, (February), 3-16.

Gilboa, E. (1981). Reagan’s Policy in the Middle East. Migvan, (September), 28-31.  

Gilboa, E. (1982). Intellectuals and the Making of American Foreign Policy. Proza, No. 51-53, 97-99.

Gilboa, E. (1982). The Struggle for Nuclear Peace in Europe. Skira Chodshete, (January),


Gilboa, E. (1982). The Next Steps in the Peace Process. Migvan, (December), 14-20.

Gilboa, E. (1984). The Road to the White House. Skira Chodshete, (February), 9-18.

     (In 1984 this periodical established an Academic Editorial Board and articles were published only after approval through a peer professional review).

Gilboa, E. (1984). Anatomy of a Landslide Victory: The 1984 Presidential Elections. Skira Chodshete, (November), 13-20.

Gilboa, E. (1986). Trends in the Attitudes of American Jewry Toward Israel. Kivunim, A Journal of Jewish Affairs, (August), 69-87.

Gilboa, E. (1986). The Iran-Contra Affair. Skira Chodshete, (December), 3-12.

Gilboa, E. (1987). Intellectuals and the Israeli Society. Skira Chodshete, (May), 3-23

Gilboa, E. (1987).  Regular Degree and Freshman Programs for Overseas Students. Nitzanim, 5 (Spring), 31-34.

Gilboa, E. (1987). The Still-Special Relationship. The Jerusalem Post Supplement: US-Israel, (July), IV-V.

Gilboa, E. (1988). The Bush Victory and American Israeli Relations. Spectrum, A Journal of Politics, (November), 20-22.

Gilboa, E. (1988). The Breakthrough in American Relations With the PLO. Skira Chodshete, (December), 3-8.

Gilboa, E. (1990). Has the Intifada Really Weakened American Jewish Support for Israel?  Jerusalem Letter. Jerusalem: Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (April).

Gilboa, E. (1991). Public Opinion and the Gulf War. Skira Chodshete, (February), 9-14.

Gilboa, E. (1993). Media Diplomacy in Israeli Palestinian Negotiations. Otot, A Journal of Advertising, Marketing and Mass Communication, (November), 8-9.

Gilboa, E. (1994). The 1994 Congressional Elections. Otot, (December), 12, 24

Gilboa, E. (1995). The Murder of Hope. Bamahane, IDF Weekly Magazine, A Special Issue devoted to the memory of Itzhak Rabin (November), 44-45.

Gilboa, E. (1998). The US at the End of the Century. Bamahane (May), 64-65.

Gilboa, E. (1998). A Final Settlement or Confrontation? A Gaming Simulation., The Van Leer Public Forum. Jerusalem: The Van Leer Institute.

Gilboa, E. (November 30, 2001). When Bush Comes to Shove. Jerusalem Post, B-1.

Gilboa, E. (2001). The US and Jerusalem: Changing Policies-Similar Results. A Book Review of Slonim, S. (1998). Jerusalem in America's Foreign Policy, 1947-1967. Gesher, Journal of Jewish Affairs (Summer), 100-102.

Gilboa, E. (2005). American Israeli Relations in Bush’s Second Term. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 2 (January) 1-3. http://www.biu.ac.il/SOC/besa/perspectives2.pdf

Gilboa, E. (2006). US Strategy in the Middle East: Effects of the 2006 Congressional Elections and the Baker-Hamilton Report. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 23 (December), 1-6. http://www.biu.ac.il/SOC/besa/perspectives23.pdf

Gilboa, E. (2009). Obama and Netanyahu: Idealism vs. Pragmatism. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 72 (March), 1-5. http://www.biu.ac.il/SOC/besa/perspectives72.html

Gilboa, E. (2010). Obama’s Pressure Will Backfire. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 102 (March). http://www.biu.ac.il/SOC/besa/perspectives102.html

Gilboa, E. (2010). American Public Opinion Toward Iran's Nuclear Program: Moving Towards Confrontation. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 117 (October), 1-5.


Gilboa, E. (2011). Needed: A Leader in the White House. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 149 (September) http://www.biu.ac.il/Besa/perspectives149.html

Gilboa, E. (2012).  Stopping Iran: Still Too Much Noise and Too Little Action. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 166. (February).


Gilboa, E. (2012). Mixed Messages: The US-Israel Dispute Over Iran. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No.181 (September). http://www.biu.ac.il/SOC/besa/perspectives181.html

Gilboa, E. (2013). The US and Iran: Pre-Negotiation Maneuvering. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. No. 198 (February). 


Gilboa, E. (2013). The US and Iran: The Last Chance for Agreement. The Diplomatist (March), pp. 49-50.


E. Gilboa, (2013). Obama's Failed Leadership. Jerusalem Report (September),

pp. 6-7.


Gilboa, E. (2013). Force and Diplomacy: The US and the Syrian Chemical Weapons Crisis. The Diplomatist, (October), pp. 30-33.




Gilboa, E. (2014). Hamas Cheerleaders: Professional Failures of the Western Media in Gaza. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 265, (August).


Reprinted in The Times of Israel, August 14, 2014.  




Gilboa, E. (2014, October 20). The War against the Islamic State. Jerusalem Report,

pp. 8-9.


Gilboa E. (2015, March 23). On the Brink: US-Israeli Relations. Jerusalem Report,

pp. 6-7.



Gilboa, E. (2016, January 11). Donald Trump. Israel and the Jews. Jerusalem Report,

pp. 6-7. 



Gilboa. E. (2016). Obama and Israel: The Final Year. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 330 (February), 1-5.



Gilboa, E. (2016, March 21). Obama Concedes the Mideast to Putin. Jerusalem Report,.



Gilboa E. (2016, December 12) Reassessing American Interests in the Middle East,

Jerusalem Report, pp. 6-9. http://www1.biu.ac.il/File/Gilboa%20Trump%20and%20the%20Middle%20East%20Jerusalem%20Report%20December%202016.pdf


Gilboa, E. (2017, January 21). What Trump and Netanyahu understand: Mistrust in the US and the Israeli media has similar sources and implications? The Seventh Eye, 1-3. [Hebrew] https://www.the7eye.org.il/234185

Gilboa, E. (2017, April 25). President Trump: Formulating Strategy as he goes along. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 451, 1-5. https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/president-trump-formulating-strategy-goes-along/


Gilboa, E. (2017, May 17). Trump's First 100 Days: The View from Jerusalem. Jerusalem Post


Reprinted BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 481 (May 30), 1-4.



Gilboa, E. (2017, June 6). In the Aftermath of Trump’s Visit to the Middle East. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 488, 1-5.



Gilboa, E. (2017, September 27). Handling the North Korean Nuclear Challenge. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 597, 1-4.



Gilboa, E. (2018, February 7). Trump's Business Approach to Foreign Aid Diplomacy. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 734, 1-6.



Gilboa, E. (2018, March 18). The Trump-Kim Summit: Nuclear Disarmament for Regime Survival? BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 773, 1-4.



Gilboa, E. (2018, April 2). The American Public and Israel: A Record of Support, but Clouds on the Horizon. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 784, 1-7.



Gilboa, E. (2018, April 17).  "Sharp Power": Hamas's Dirty War against Israel. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 800, 1-6.


Reprinted in the Jerusalem Post.



Gilboa E. (2018, May 13-14). Moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem: Righting a Diplomatic Wrong. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 833, 1-3.


Reprinted in The Times of Israel.http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/moving-the-us-embassy-to-jerusalem-fixing-a-historical-diplomatic-anomaly/


Gilboa E. (2018, October 11). Trump Stands Firm against Bias and Abuses in International Organizations. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 972, 1-6.



Gilboa, E. (2019, April 26). Sometimes Might Makes Right: Saving

International Organizations from Themselves. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 1,154, 1-4. https://besacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1154-Sometimes-Might-Makes-Right-Gilboa-final.pdf


Paz, U., and Gilboa E. (2019, May 12). How to Apologize: The New York Times Handling of an Ani-Semitic Cartoon.  The Seventh Eye, 1-4. [Hebrew]



Gilboa, E. (2019, November 15). The Road to an Iranian Attack on Israel. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 1345, 1-4. https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/iranian-attack-on-israel/


Gilboa, E. (2019). Trump’s Deal of the Century. The Nation, no. 215 (August), 19-24.



Gilboa, E. (December 30, 2019). Fighting the Demonization of Israel at the International Criminal Court. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 1386, 1-6.



Gilboa, E. (December 31, 2019). The United States: The Next Decade. BESA Center

Perspectives, Paper No. 1387, 1-6.



Gilboa, E. (January 5, 2020). Why the US Killed Qassem Soleimani?" In The Soleimani Killing: An Initial Assessment. Mideast Security and Policy Studies, No. 168. Ramat-Gan: The BESA Center for Strategic Studies, Bar-Ilan University, 9-11.


Reprinted in the Jerusalem Post, January 6, 2020.



Gilboa, E. (January 12, 2020). Democrats Challenge Trump’s Authority to Conduct Military Operations Against Iran. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 1,403, 1-3.



Gilboa, E. (February 2, 2020). The Foreign Policy of US Democrats. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No.1433, 1-5. https://besacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1433-The-Foreign-Policy-of-US-Democrats-Gilboa-final-1.pdf

Reprinted in the Jerusalem Post, February 4, 2020.



Gilboa, E. (May 11, 2020). The American Public and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict, 2000-2020. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 1560, 1-7.



Gilboa, E. (May 25, 2020). The US-Israeli Campaign against the ICC. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 1,580, 1-4. https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/us-israel-icc/  

Reprinted in The Times of Israel, May 19, 2020.



Gilboa, E. (2020, July 8). Trump: The Most Pro-Israel President in American History.  Clingendael Spectator, The Netherlands Institute of International Relations, 1-17.



Gilboa, E. (2020, August 14). The Israel-UAE Agreement: A Message to Iran, the Palestinians and Biden. Jerusalem Post.

https://www.jpost.com/opinion/the-israel-uae-agreement-a-message-to-iran-the-palestinians-and-biden-638656. A longer version was published by the BESA Center: on August 17, 2020. The Israel-UAE Agreement: Busting Myths and Sending Messages. BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,696, 1-4.


Reprinted in Karsh, E. (Ed.). (September 2020). The Israel-UAE Peace: A preliminary Assessment. The BESA Center for Strategic Studies, Mideast Security and Policy Studies No. 180, 20-23.

An expanded version was published by the Clingendael Spectator on August 20, 2020.



Gilboa E. (2020, November 12). Biden and Israel: Continuity and Change.

BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 1,814, 1-4. 



Gilboa, E. (2021, February 9). The ICC’s Decision to Investigate Israel Is Baseless but Dangerous. BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 1,926, 1-4.



Gilboa E. (2021, April 25). Biden’s Foreign Policy: New Administration, Old Missteps

BESA Center Perspectives, Paper No. 2,006, 1-4.


Reprinted in the Jerusalem Post on April 18, 2021.



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