Storrs, CT (Special to Informed Comment) – Late in Trump’s presidency, a flurry of US activity reinforced the Trump administration’s total fidelity to Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing Israeli government and its US supporters. But underlying these policy moves is a shared Trump/Netanyahu belief that the threat and use of military force is the best and often […]
Jeremy Pressman is an associate professor of political science and director of Middle East Studies at the University of Connecticut. His third book is “The sword is not enough: Arabs, Israelis, and the limits of military force” (Manchester University Press, 2020). He has held fellowships at Harvard University, the University of Sydney, the UConn Humanities Institute, and as a Fulbright Fellow at the Norwegian Nobel Institute. Pressman is on twitter @djpressman. He also co-directs, with Erica Chenoweth, the Crowd Counting Consortium, a public and scholarly project that tallies protests in the United States.