Alon Liel

Alon Liel

Ambassador Alon Liel received his PhD from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1986 when he completed his doctoral dissertation, “The dependence of imported energy and its impact on the foreign policy of turkey.”  Since then, Liel has served as a chargé d’affaires in Turkey and as Israel’s ambassador to South Africa. Following his role in 1999 as foreign affairs adviser to then-chairman of the Labor party Ehud Barak, Liel became director-general of the Foreign Ministry in 2000. Today he lectures at Tel Aviv University, Hebrew University and the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya. Contact Alon Liel:alonliel@netvision.net.il
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The sultan's silent partner

05/18/2017
UN security council votes on resolution 2334

It’s time for wide recognition of Palestine

01/17/2017
Demonstration in Turkey

Commentary: Aftershocks in Ankara

08/10/2016
Mavi Marmara

A long, hard road

04/26/2016
Wedding

A dismal decision

01/24/2016
Benjamin Netanyahu

Is Netanyahu capable?

10/01/2015
Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely (R)

Crippling the Foreign Ministry

06/21/2015
A pro-Palestine demonstration

A European yellow card for Israel

10/28/2014
Shimon Peres Reuven Rivlin

Don’t stop, Shimon

06/24/2014
Ehud Barak and Nelson Mandela at the prime minister’s offices in Jerusalem, 1999

A pity we didn’t listen

12/15/2013
Obama meeting with Netanyahu

Obama, Turkey and the Palestinians

04/10/2013
Ergodan521

The fastest gun in the East

03/20/2013
Entre Binyamin Netanyahou et Angela Merkel : le to

Europe turns its back

12/26/2012
The ice is melting

A Turkish-Israeli opportunity?

01/16/2012
Obama flanked by Netanyahu and Abbas

3 UN speeches and we're further from peace than ever before

09/25/2011
PA President Mahmoud Abbas at the United Nations

One month, three No's, zero credibility

08/30/2011

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