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Guy Laron


Professional affiliation

Senior Lecturer, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel


-Geopolitics of energy in Eurasia

- Arab Israeli conflict

-Cold War past and present

Wilson Center Projects

Empire of Oil: Russia’s Grand Strategy in the Middle East from Lenin to Putin

Full Biography

Guy Laron is a senior lecturer at the international relations department, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Previously, he was a visiting assistant professor at Northwestern University and a visiting fellow at the University of Oxford. He is the author of two books: "Origins of the Suez Crisis" and "The Six-Day War." His op-eds and stories have appeared in the Guardian, the Nation, History Today, Haaretz, Le Monde Diplomatique, and the American Prospect.

Previous Terms

Former Short-Term Scholar, Kennan Institute; 2008: "Nasser, the Soviet Bloc, and the June 1967 War"