Prof. Gerald Steinberg is president of NGO Monitor and professor of Political Studies at Bar Ilan University. His research interests include international relations, Middle East diplomacy and security, the politics of human rights and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Israeli politics and arms control.He works with a number of international organizations (NATO, UN University, OSCE, SIPRI); participates in track-two workshops and in the Inter-parliamentary Coalition for Combating Antisemitism ICCA; and is the founder of the Program on Conflict Management and Negotiation at Bar Ilan University. Recent academic publications include "NGOs, Human Rights, and Political Warfare in the Arab-Israel Conflict"; "Europe's Failed Middle East Policies"; "The UN, the ICJ and the Separation Barrier: War by Other Means" (Israel Law Review); and Best Practices for Human Rights and Humanitarian NGOs, (co-author), Nijhoff, Leiden, 2012. He is also completing research examining the credibility of human rights organizations during the 2006 Lebanon war, under the auspices of the Israel Science Foundation.
His op-ed columns have been published in Wall St. Journal (Europe), Financial Times, Ha'aretz, International Herald Tribune, Jerusalem Post, and other publications. He has appeared as a commentator on the BBC, CBC. CNN, and NPR.
Gerald M. Steinberg, "Netanyahu's Foreign Policy: Between History, Geography, and International Anarchy", Orient (Deutschen Orient-Institut, Berlin), Vol. 54, No. 2, 2013