Dr. Gil Murciano

Dr. Gil Murciano


Research Division: Middle East and Africa
Associate

gil.murciano(at)swp-berlin.org

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

Preventing a Spillover of the Iran Israel Conflict in Syria

E3+Russia Should Lead the Way Out

SWP Comment 2018/C 27, July 2018, 8 Pages
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, Nimrod Goren

Israel Now a Key Battleground in the Global Clash of Liberal Democracy and Its Enemies

Netanyahu is calling in unprecedented re-election favors (read: interventions) from his illiberal brothers - Trump, Putin, Modi, Bolsonaro and Orban. The gloves are coming off in the conflict between liberals and illiberals in Israel – and around the world.

in: Haaretz.com, 11.08.2019
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

Melanie Müller, Judith Vorrath
Mozambique Still At Risk

Despite the Peace Process, A Serious Crisis Looms


Denis M. Tull
UN Peacekeeping in Mali

Time to Adjust Minusma’s Mandate


SWP Research Papers

Stephan Roll
A Sovereign Wealth Fund for the Prince

Economic Reforms and Power Consolidation in Saudi Arabia


Muriel Asseburg, Wolfram Lacher, Mareike Transfeld
Mission Impossible?

UN Mediation in Libya, Syria and Yemen