Author profile: Jonathan Sciarcon

Jonathan Sciarcon received his Ph.D. in History from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2010. Since 2010, he has been an Assistant Professor of History and Judaic Studies at the University of Denver, where he teaches courses on Middle Eastern history and United States foreign policy in the Middle East.

Reagan, Obama, and Israel: Historical Context, Uncomfortable Comparisons

Reagan, Obama, and Israel: Historical Context, Uncomfortable Comparisons

Obama has treaded more lightly with Israel than Reagan and Bush. It is useful to compare recent events to periods of tension from 1981-1982 during Regan’s presidency.

Trump and Israel: Big-League Issues and Huge Repercussions

Trump and Israel: Big-League Issues and Huge Repercussions

Trump’s presidency will likely embolden the Israeli right-wing which could have long term ramifications for Democratic support of Israel and potentially spell the end of all the talk on the two-state solution.

The Obama Administration and Israel: Aberration or Harbinger of Change?

The Obama Administration and Israel: Aberration or Harbinger of Change?

We are witnessing the start of an unraveling bi-partisan support in the US for Israel, which has potentially been hurried by the Obama-Netanyahu feud.

A New Direction? Trump, the Republicans, and the US-Israeli Future

A New Direction? Trump, the Republicans, and the US-Israeli Future

Republican support for Israel is turning away from an activist foreign policy, at least for the foreseeable future.

Please Consider Donating

Before you download your free e-book, please consider donating to support open access publishing.

E-IR is an independent non-profit publisher run by an all volunteer team. Your donations allow us to invest in new open access titles and pay our bandwidth bills to ensure we keep our existing titles free to view. Any amount, in any currency, is appreciated. Many thanks!

Donations are voluntary and not required to download the e-book - your link to download is below.