Gerald Steinberg is a Professor of Political Studies at Bar Ilan University, directs the Interdisciplinary Program on Conflict Management and Negotiation, heads NGO Monitor and is a Senior Research Associate at the BESA Center for Strategic Studies.
He specialises in Middle East diplomatic and security issues, with an emphasis on arms control and CBMs, Middle East peace efforts; Israeli foreign and security policy, and the US-Israeli relationship.
He is also a consultant to the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Security Council, has spoken at OSCE Mediterranean Seminars, and participates in a number of the track-two workshops on Middle East Arms Control and Regional Security.
His oped columns appear in the Jerusalem Post, and in the Wall St Journal (Europe); Toronto Globe and Mail; Financial Times, National Review Online, International Herald Tribune, and other publications, and he is a frequent commentator on CBS News, NPR, the BBC, etc.
Recent academic publications include Europe's Failed Middle East Policies; NGOs Against Israel and The Impact of the Failure of Oslo on Israeli Politics.