Dr. Michael Milshtein

​Senior Fellow

Dr. Michael Milshtein, (Colonel res.), ​Senior fellow at the Institute for Policy and Strategy (IPS), Reichman University. Dr. Milshtein is an Expert on the Palestinian issue. He is a former advisor on Palestinian affairs to the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT), and headed the Department for Palestinians Affairs in the Israel Defense Intelligence. He has published three books and dozens of articles on the Palestinian issue as well as Israeli Arab society, strategic developments in the Middle East, Israel's defense challenges, and modern intelligence. Two more books that Dr. Milshtein has authored will be published in 2021; A study on the younger generation in the Palestinian system, and a lexicon of key senior Palestinian officials. He is currently involved in several public projects centering on Israeli Arab society, and is heading legislative endeavors on teaching Arabic in Israel. Dr. Michael Milshtein also heads the Palestinian Studies Forum at the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies at Tel Aviv University.