Itamar Rabinovich is the president of Tel Aviv University. He is a Senior Research Fellow at TAU’s Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, and incumbent of the Yona and Dina Ettinger Chair in Contemporary History of the Middle East. Rabinovich is the Andrew White Professor at Large at Cornell University. Rabinovich was Israel’s Chief Negotiator with Syria under the late Yitzhak Rabin and Ambassador in Washington from 1993-96. He has served as Director of the Moshe Dayan Center, Dean of the Entin Faculty of Humanities, and TAU Rector.
He is the author of several books including Syria Under the Ba’th; The War for Lebanon; The Road Not Taken: Early Arab-Israeli Negotiations; The Brink of Peace: Israel and Syria; and Waging Peace: Israel and the Arabs at the End of the Century, and has written numerous articles, essays and chapters in books as well as articles in leading professional journals.
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