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Inside the Middle East: Making Sense of the Most Dangerous and Complicated Region on Earth by [Avi Melamed, Lucy Aharish]

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Avi Melamed's inside knowledge of the Middle East makes him a vital resource for anyone striving to find accurate context for today's news from one of the world's most intractable battle zones.-- "Linda Solomon Wood, editor in chief at the National Observer" --This text refers to the audioCD edition.

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Avi Melamed serves as the Fellow of Intelligence and Middle East Affairs for the Eisenhower Institute. He is an expert on current affairs in the Arab and Muslim world and their impact on Israel and the Middle East. In his decades of public service, Avi-an Israeli Jew who is fluent in Arabic, English, and Hebrew, with a unique understanding of Arab society and culture-has held high-risk government, senior advisory, intelligence, and counter-terrorist intelligence positions in Arab cities and communities throughout the region on behalf of Israeli government agencies. With a proven record of foreseeing the evolution of events in the Middle East and their impact on a local and regional level, Avi provides intelligence analysis, briefings, and tours to diplomats, policy makers, international media outlets, organizations, and private clients.

Vikas Adam is a classically trained actor with numerous credits in stage, film, commercials, and television, in addition to his over one hundred recorded audiobooks. An Audie Award nominee, he has garnered many awards for his narrations, including AudioFile Earphones Awards and various Best of the Year lists.

--This text refers to the audioCD edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B01CXLAN3M
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Skyhorse (March 29, 2016)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ March 29, 2016
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 2093 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
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  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 394 pages
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Avi Melamed

Middle East Expert & Strategic Intelligence Analyst

Because True Knowledge is a Real Asset

Avi Melamed is a Strategic Intelligence Analyst and an Expert on the Current Affairs in the Arab and Muslim World and their impact on the Middle East.

He is the Founder and CEO of Inside the Middle East: Intelligence Perspectives (ITME), an empowering intelligence analysis praxis transforming students and practitioners into knowledgeable, media literate, critical thinkers.

From 2013 - 2018, Avi served as the Salisbury Fellow of Intelligence and Middle East Affairs for the Eisenhower Institute. Under his leadership, ITME grew from an undergraduate initiative, to include workshops and seminars from High Schools to Capitol Hill, directly impacting the outlook, educational path, and career trajectory of more than 100 current and future leaders. In its sixth year - now an independent 501c3, ITME has the same mission - to provide a non-partisan education on the contemporary Middle East while teaching critical analysis in an innovative and engaging fashion. ITME’s goal is to ensure that the next generation of policy influencers will have be equipped with the knowledge, skills and tools to independently and accurately decipher the Middle East and accurately predict the direction of future events.

Avi is a former Israeli Intelligence Official and Senior Official on Arab Affairs. In his public service, he has held high-risk Government, Senior Advisory, Intelligence and Counter-Terrorist intelligence positions in Arab cities and communities throughout the region – often in very sensitive times - on behalf of Israeli Government agencies.

He has co-authored Separate and Unequal: Israel's Rule in East Jerusalem and wrote Ubrusi: The Novel. His newest book, Inside the Middle East: Making Sense of the Most Dangerous and Complicated Region on Earth, (also available as an audio book) – a GPS to help you navigate the dramatically changing Middle East, offers a unique insight into the Arab world, challenges widely-accepted perceptions, provides a guide to make sense of the events unfolding in the region, and offers an out of the box idea that could lead to a positive breakthrough in the Israeli- Palestinian conflict.

Avi is the founder and creator of Feenjan – Israel speaks Arabic, a non-profit initiative which presents contemporary Israeli society and culture to the Arab world in Arabic and is as a platform for Israelis and Arabs to discover and discuss issues of common interest. And in the private sector, facilitates relationships between Israeli and international firms and potential partners in the Arab world.

As an Author, Educator, Expert, and Strategic Intelligence Analyst, Avi provides intelligence analysis, briefings and tours to diplomats, Israeli and foreign policy makers, global media outlets, and a wide variety of international businesses, organizations, and private clients on a range of Israel and Middle East Affairs.

An Israeli Jew, fluent in Arabic, English and Hebrew, with a unique understanding of Arab society and culture, Avi has his finger on the pulse on the Arab world. He has a proven record of foreseeing the evolution of events in the Middle East and their impact on a local and regional level.

The Middle East is a Chain of Links. What Happens in one-part impacts what happens in another - And what happens in the Middle East does not stay in the Middle East. Author, Educator, Lecturer, Entrepreneur, Intelligence Analyst, Middle East Expert, Avi Melamed Takes You Inside the Middle East. His decades of experience in Government, Senior Advisory, Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism in Arab cities and communities throughout the region Help You Connect The Dots and Build A Three Dimensional Picture of Reality.

Through all of his efforts, as an analyst, educator, entrepreneur, and writer, he is a bridge builder, and dedicates himself to enhancing the Arabic, English and Hebrew speaking audience’s comprehensive understanding of the Middle East and of each other.

Contact Info: Israel Mobile +972-50-540-9905

US Mobile 202-316-9252

Email avi@avimelamed.com;

Website www.avimelamed.com; Twitter @AviMelamed; Facebook @InsideTheMiddelEast

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