Dr. Gil Murciano

Dr. Gil Murciano

Research Division: Middle East and Africa


Research Associate – »Israel and its regional and global conflicts: Domestic developments, security issues and foreign affairs«

2017– Guest Lecturer specializing on Middle-Eastern international politics at the Hertie School of Governance Berlin

2015–2016 Fox Fellow at the Macmillan Center for International and Area Studies, Yale University

2012–2016 PhD Candidate at the Berlin School of Transnational Studies/Freie Universität

2010–2011 Atkin Fellow at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR)/King´s College London

2009–2012 Senior National Security Analyst and Taskforce Leader at the Reut Institute for Strategic Thinking Tel Aviv (currently known as The Reut Group)

2006–2009 Analyst at the Israeli Prime Minister's Office

SWP Publications (selection):

Gil Murciano

Israel vis-à-vis Iran in Syria: The Perils of Active Containment

Iran’s Growing Influence in the Evolving Order in Syria Is Driving Israel to Change Its Mindset and Strategies

SWP Comment 2017/C 41, October 2017, 8 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Gil Murciano

A Matter of Honor

A Review of Israeli Decision Making during the Second Lebanon War

In: The Atkin Paper Series, International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR), King’s College, London 2011

In the Media/ »Point of View« (selection):

Gil Murciano

Could Germany act as mediator between Israel and Iran?

The recent Israeli airstrikes in Syria have sparked concerns of a direct confrontation between Israel and Iran. DW spoke with Middle East expert Gil Murciano about the conflict, and Germany's potential role as mediator.

Interview by Klaus Dahmann, in: Deutsche Welle, 12.02.2018 (online)

SWP Comments

Günther Maihold
Colombia’s Peace and Venezuela’s Turmoil

An Emerging Regional Crisis Landscape in South America

Ioannis N. Grigoriadis
Cyprus After Elections

Recapturing the Crans Montana Momentum for Peace Negotiations

SWP Research Papers

Susanne Dröge, Harro van Asselt, Kasturi Das, Michael Mehling
Mobilising Trade Policy for Climate Action under the Paris Agreement

Options for the European Union

Marianne Beisheim, Anne Ellersiek
Partnerships for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Transformative, Inclusive and Accountable?