On November 20th, 2014, Mitvim – The Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies and the Global Political Trends (GPoT) Center held their 4th policy dialogue. The dialogue took place in Istanbul, with the cooperation of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, and the participation of various think-tank directors, diplomats, journalists and students. Dr. Nimrod Goren, Dr. Arad Nir, and Yoav Stern represented the Mitvim Institute. The dialogue focused on the impact of last summer’s war in Gaza upon Israel-Turkey ties, and the chances of rapprochement between the two countries considering the current geopolitical circumstances in the Middle East. This paper summarizes the central positions that were raised by participants during the course of the dialogue.
Conference Summaries / Israel and the East Mediterranean