Andrea Dessì is Head of IAI's Italy's Foreign Policy Programme, Senior Fellow within IAI’s Mediterranean and Middle East programme and Editorial Director of IAI’s english-language series IAI Commentaries. Andrea is also a Non-Resident Scholar at the Strategic Studies Implementation and Research Centre, Başkent University, Ankara. He has worked extensively on US and European foreign policy towards the Middle East with a particular focus on the diplomatic and military history of the Arab-Israeli conflict, US policy towards Israel and Washington’s alliance frameworks in the Middle East. His research interests include security studies, the geopolitics of the Middle East and the intersection between global and regional trends and developments. Andrea holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) with a thesis on the US-Israel relationship during the 1980s. He has worked with IAI since 2011 and has contributed to a number of EU-funded projects and research tasks (FP7 & H2020).
Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean: Navigating Complexity, Mitigating Conflict(s) and Fishing for Compromise
- 21/09/2020 - press Valdai - Dessì: Donald Trump’s Weaponization of Sanctions Undermines Diplomacy, US Alliances and the Stabilization of the Middle East
- 13/06/2020 - press Politico Europe - Dessì: EU weighs the geopolitical risks of a trade scrap with Algeria
- 28/02/2020 - press LSE US Centre - Dessì: "The Trump vision and the Israelization of US Middle East policy"
- 28/01/2020 - press EUREN Briefs - Dessì: Inclusivity and cooperative security over containment and exclusivity: guidelines for EU policy in the Middle East
- 16/11/2019 - press Tasnim News Agency - Dessì: "EU Nations Not US Colonies, Need More Autonomy: Italian Analyst"
- 06/11/2019 - press RIAC - Dessì:"The EU and Russia Share Much Potential for Cooperation in the Middle East"
- 23/10/2019 - press Washington Times - Dessì: "New book details atrocities by Iranian regime in the 1980s"
- 17/10/2019 - video PressTV - Dessì: "Halle shooting in Germany"
- 16/10/2019 - press ILNA - Dessì: "No one wants direct military conflict in Middle East"
- 10/07/2019 - press The Brussels Times - Andrea Dessì: Iran’s resumption of enrichment puts EU in a dilemma
- 25/04/2019 - press ILNA: Dessì - US sanctions and Iran
- 20/02/2019 - press The Progressive Post - Dessì: Engaging, not Isolating, Iran is Essential to Middle East Stability
- 04/11/2018 - press Lobe Log - Dessì: Can Europe Salvage a Future for the JCPOA?
- 06/09/2018 - press Xinhua News Agency - Dessì: Italy's Africa strategy focuses on migration
- 11/12/2017 - press The Progressive Post - Dessì: The EU Global Strategy and the Israel-Palestine Conflict: A Last Call for the EU?
- 12/11/2017 - press Al-Fanar Media - Dessì: NYU department cuts ties with Abu Dhabi campus