On Wednesday, November 27, 2013 the Jerusalem Press Club hosted a briefing with Dr. Emily Landau, a Senior Research Associate at the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) discussing The Geneva Agreement and its Implications for Israel and the Region.
Dr. Emily Landau is a senior research associate at the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) in Tel Aviv, where she is also director of the Arms Control and Regional Security Project. She has published and lectured extensively on nuclear proliferation, arms control efforts, and regional security in the Middle East, including CSBMs, Arab perceptions of Israel’s qualitative edge, Israeli-Egyptian relations, and the Arms Control and Regional Security working group of the Madrid peace process (ACRS); international efforts to confront the proliferation challenges posed by Iran and North Korea; Israel’s nuclear image and policy; and developments in global nuclear arms control thinking in the post-Cold War world.
Her current research focuses on regional dynamics and processes in the Middle East, and recent trends in global nuclear arms control thinking, including regarding the nuclear ambitions of determined proliferators.
Dr. Landau currently teaches nuclear strategy, negotiations and arms control in the International School of the University of Haifa (from 2008), the Executive MA program in Diplomacy and Security at Tel Aviv University (from 2012) and in the Lauder School of Government at IDC, Herzliya (from 2013). She has taught in additional programs at Tel Aviv University over the past decade. She is a frequent commentator to Israeli and leading international media on her topics of expertise, and an active participant in a range of Track II initiatives dealing with arms control and regional security in the Middle East. She has served on the steering committee of EuroMeSCo, and serves on the board of advisory editors of Fathom. She holds a BA and MA from Tel Aviv University, and a Ph.D. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.