Morozov V.M.

The Palestino-Israelian Track: The Failure of Obama Administration’s Middle East Policy

The article examines the attempts of American diplomacy to achieve a breakthrough on the Palestinian-Israeli track between July 29, 2013 and April 24, 2014 in order to come close to signing the Permanent Status Agreement between the conflicting parties under the US mediation within the framework of the previous agreements reached at the tripartite Summit of 2000 in Camp David. The study is based on an analysis of the “Kerry Plan” prepared by the US State Department, which laid the foundations of solving key issues of the Palestinian-Israeli confrontation.

Operation «Brother’s Keeper» in Context of the Palestinian-Israeli Standoff

Nowadays the Gaza Strip radical movement HAMAS is the most dangerous opponent for the State of Israel in the Palestinian arena. In recent years most attention of the world community has been focused on the events in the Gaza Strip. This attention is caused by the dynamics of stando  and the scale of events occurred. During the period after authority setting in the Palestinian enclave by HAMAS movement Israel carried out a series of large-scale military operations. These were «Cast Lead», «Pillar of Defense» and «Protective Edge».

Intеllectual Migration to Israel: the Russian Aspect

The article is dedicated to studying the factor of intellectual emigration from Russia to Israel. Historical preconditions are examined, and its various tendencies in different times are learned. The author tries to analyze “brain drain” from Russia to Israel and gives recommendations on formulating Russian state policy for the purpose of current Russian intellectual migration flow to Israel reduction.