Dr. Asaf Siniver is Associate Professor (Reader) in International Security at the University of Birmingham, UK. He specialises in the politics, diplomacy and history of the Arab-Israeli conflict, with particular emphasis on the role of external actors in the conflict and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. He has published widely on these topics and held a Leverhulme Research Fellowship (2011-2013) on the Third Party Mediation in the Arab-Israeli Conflict.
His books include The October 1973 War: Politics, Diplomacy, Legacy (Oxford University Press, 2013); International Terrorism post-9/11: Comparative Dynamics and Responses (Routledge, 2010); and Nixon, Kissinger and US Foreign Policy Making: The Machinery of Crisis (Cambridge University Press, 2008). He recent book, Abba Eban: A Biography, is published by Overlook Press (New York) and Duckworth (London).