Andrea Dessì

Position: 
Senior fellow; IAI Commentaries editor
Expertise: 
Algeria
Israel
Middle East
Palestine
US foreign policy
Conflict resolution

Andrea Dessì is a Senior Fellow within IAI’s Mediterranean and Middle East programme and Editorial Director of IAI’s english-language series IAI Commentaries. 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, and 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). With previous experiences in journalism and international non-governmental organizations, Andrea is fluent in English and Italian and holds a working knowledge of Spanish.

The EU Global Strategy and the MENA Region: In Search of Resilience

Andrea Dessì
Brussels, Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), November 2018, 9 p. (EU Global Strategy Watch ; 6)
In: Other papers/articles

The Gaza Equation: The Regional Dimension of a Local Conflict

Andrea Dessì, Lorenzo Kamel
Rome, IAI, September 2018, 15 p.
In: MENARA Papers

L'Italia al bivio. Rapporto sulla politica estera italiana, Edizione 2018

Ettore Greco,
Rome, Nuova Cultura, July 2018, 186 p.
In: Quaderni IAI

The Impact of Global Drivers on the Future of EU-Turkey Security Relations

Jakob Lindgaard, Andrea Dessì, Fabrizio Tassinari [...]
Cologne, University of Cologne, July 2018, 37 p.
In: FEUTURE Papers

The Search for Stability in Libya

Andrea Dessì, Ettore Greco,
Rome, Nuova Cultura, May 2018, 111 p.
In: IAI Research Studies

The Role of the Middle East in the EU-Turkey Security Relationship

Doruk Ergun, Andrea Dessì, Jakob Lindgaard [...]
Cologne, University of Cologne, May 2018, 32 p.
In: FEUTURE Papers

The EU, Resilience and the MENA Region

Silvia Colombo, Andrea Dessì, Vassilis Ntousas,
Brussels, Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) and Rome, Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), December 2017, 204 p.
In: Books

Crisis and Breakdown: How Can the EU Foster Resilience in the Middle East and North Africa?

Andrea Dessì
Roma, IAI, December 2017, 31 p.
In: IAI Working Papers

Europe and the Israel-Palestine Conflict: A Call for Coherence

Andrea Dessì
Roma, IAI, November 2017, 4 p.
In: IAI Commentaries

EU Aid and Development Planning in the Occupied West Bank

Andrea Dessì
Roma, IAI, October 2017, 5 p.
In: Documenti IAI