Andrea Dessì

Position: 
Head of the Italy's foreign policy Programme; IAI Commentaries editor
Expertise: 
Algeria
Israel
Middle East
Palestine
US foreign policy
Conflict resolution

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).

From Tectonic Shifts to Winds of Change in North Africa and the Middle East: Europe’s Role

Nathalie Tocci, Riccardo Alcaro, Francesca Caruso [...]
Rome, IAI, March 2021, 15 p.
In: IAI Papers

On the Brink: Mario Draghi and Italy's New Government Challenges

Andrea Dessì
Rome, IAI, February 2021, 6 p.
In: IAI Commentaries

Il governo Conte bis, la pandemia e la crisi del multilateralismo

Ferdinando Nelli Feroci, Andrea Dessì,
Rome, IAI, January 2021, 65 p.
In: Books

Il governo Conte bis, la pandemia e la crisi del multilateralismo

Ferdinando Nelli Feroci, Andrea Dessì,
Rome, IAI, January 2021, 65 p.
In: Books

The Middle East and North Africa: ten years of turmoil

Roberto Aliboni, Francesca Caruso, Andrea Dessì
in Salvatore Capasso and Giovanni Canitano, Mediterranean Economies 2020, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2021 (c2020), p. 25-78
In: Other papers/articles

Fostering a New Security Architecture in the Middle East

Silvia Colombo, Andrea Dessì,
Brussels, Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) and Rome, Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), November 2020, 310 p.
In: Books

Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean: Navigating Complexity, Mitigating Conflict(s) and Fishing for Compromise

Andrea Dessì
in Michaël Tanchum (ed.), Eastern Mediterranean in Uncharted Waters: Perspectives on Emerging Geopolitical Realities, Ankara, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, December 2020, p. 100-115
In: Other papers/articles

Collective Security and Multilateral Engagement in the Middle East: Pathways for EU Policy

Silvia Colombo, Andrea Dessì
Rome, IAI, November 2020, 22 p.
In: IAI Papers

Focus euroatlantico, n. 15 (giugno-ottobre 2020)

Riccardo Alcaro,
Rome, Senate, October 2020, 58 p.
In: Reports for Parliament

Algeria: Between Popular Protests, Political Uncertainty and Regional Turmoil

Andrea Dessì, Flavia Fusco
Rome, IAI, March 2020, 6 p.
In: Documenti IAI