About the Author

Ehud Yaari

Ehud Yaari has been the Middle East commentator for Israel Television for the past 25 years. He is the author of eight books on the Arab-Israeli conflict, including Fatah (Sabra Books, 1971), Egypt’s Policy Towards Israel in the Fifties (1974), A Guide to Egypt (1982), The Year of the Dove (Bantam, 1979), Israel’s Lebanon War (Simon and Schuster, 1984) and Intifada, co-authored with Ze’ev Aschiff (Simon and Schuster, 1990). Yaari is the Associate Editor (Middle East) of the Jerusalem Report and an Associate of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy. His articles have appeared in many newspapers, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and The Atlantic Monthly.