Colin Shindler is emeritus professor of Israeli studies and Pears senior research fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. He is the founding chairman of the European Association of Israeli Studies. His next book is Israel and the World Powers: Diplomatic Alliances and International Relations Beyond the Middle East (IB Tauris, forthcoming, 2014). His previous books include The Triumph of Military Zionism: Nationalism and the Origins of the Israeli Right (IB Tauris, 2005 / 2009; A History of Modern Israel (Cambridge University Press, 2008); and Israel and the European Left: Between Solidarity and Delegitimization (Continuum, 2012)
Who was Arik Sharon?
The varying nature of the Israeli soldier-politician's career means that there is no consensus in its aftermath,...
The Left and Israel: a tortured path
The attitudes of the political left, including left-wing Jews, to Israel have varied greatly across the state's six...
Israel's rightward shift: a history of the present